Seward Park Reopens After COVID-19 Closure

Posted on: June 22nd, 2020 at 5:05 am by

With the big thaw of Phase 2 reopening today, the public parks around the city are likewise reanimating.

Friday afternoon saw the reopening of both Tompkins Square Park in Alphabet City and Seward Park here on the Lower East Side. The gardens, playgrounds, and courts in the latter are finally back in play for public usage once again, but basketball is still not permitted.

The parks closed back in March as part of the citywide lockdown to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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