Brooklyn’s New Parks Commish Calls Bushwick Inlet Park a Priority

Brooklyn’s got a new parks commissioner and in an encouraging sign he is talking about Bushwick Inlet Park as one of his priorities. Kevin Jeffrey, 51, of Crown Heights, officially starts work as borough commissioner on Tuesday, October 12th, taking over from Julius Spiegel who held the post for nearly three decades. From the NY Daily News on October 10th:

Jeffrey’s got more than just trash on his mind: He’s planning to focus on getting renovation projects done at McCarren Park in Williamsburg, Bushwick Inlet Park and Coney Island’s Steeplechase Plaza – and wrangling cash from politicians to complete them.

“It’s going to be a challenge to make sure those projects [get done],” he said. “Money and resources are certainly a problem. There’s no way to get around that.”

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