Saturday, September 20, 2008
groucho marx is against it
Our neighborhood block captain (and other NBCs in Lincoln Park, as I understand it) is canvasing the block for opinions on two proposals:
• To restrict overnight parking to those with permits
• To close permanently the restrooms in Lincoln Park and to require permits for a group to use the park.
I believe I've aired my thoughts on the first proposal. Just a wee bit.
As for the second, I confess I don't have strong opinions, mainly out of ignorance. We're far enough away from the park not to have firsthand evidence of evil-doings, and I never know which of the incommensurate reports to believe ("Father-rapers right there on the Group W bench!!!" vs. "There's no crime in Lincoln Park, just a bunch of hysterics"). [I'm fairly sure the truth is somewhere in between, but I don't know where in between.]
Anyway, I'm opening up the floor to folks for discussion of either topic. Let the family squabble commence!