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Portrait of parks commissioner Adrian Benepe courtesy NY Times

I liked today’s New York Times portrait of Adrian Benepe, the Parks and Recreation Commissioner for all of New York City. The piece focuses a lot on how he relates to the parks outside of work, reminding me of my asking park maintenance workers in Berlin whether they still visit the parks in their personal time.

It sounds like Mr. Benepe loves the parks to bits, but that for him, the line between being in the parks as a private citizen and as a professional is more than blurry. (more…)

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