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Sunday, July 28, 2013
Ugly and Pathetic, Part 2
It really isn't working. The "gardening" or "landscaping" at the Oval crescents looks sterile and institutional--and, because of the excess of mulch spread all over the ground, the crescents smell bad, too. People who used to sit nearby are having a hard time breathing. A good number of plants have been harmed in transit or are dying. No doubt we will see a continual turnover of plants in both crescents, as the maimed ones die away. Even the rope fence didn't survive a day without coming to harm, whether malicious or not. (Since then, it has been fixed.) Ugly and pathetic is right. Thanks for ruining the Oval for us, CWCapital/CompassRock. You guys are a treasure.
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Hey, you complainers about the noise coming from Oval concerts and activities! Can't you read? Would we lie to you about the perks of Stuy Town?