Cynthia Nixon Supports Plight of Children’s Magical Garden; Hoyda’s Parcel Nearing Development

Posted on: November 8th, 2013 at 6:00 am by

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Cynthia Nixon at Children’s Magical Garden, Photo: The Villager

It’s been a minute since our last update regarding the embattled Children’s Magical Garden. This latest dispatch comes from The Villager, which reported that Cynthia Nixon brought her toddler son to the costume party on Halloween. She apparently supports the cause. Scoopy noted that the Sex and the City actress purposely posed in front of the handmade banner that calls on outgoing mayor Bloomberg to help restore (and save) the last third of the garden.

Meanwhile, the day before Halloween, developer Serge Hoyda carted in a Davey Drill for soil samples. Doing so killed off the “meditation herb circle.” This drilling is a necessary step before all construction projects move forward. However, there are still no permits on file with the DOB, though.

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Davey Drill for soil samples, Photo: CMG Facebook

The city bequeathed two of the garden parcels to CMG over the summer as part of its GreenThumb program. Hoyda still owns the other plot, and still hopes to build housing on the site.

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