Friday, December 10, 2010

Bayside Ice Rink

I suggested the installation of a reflecting pool down here back in August (see this post). The puddle here has continued to exist all year long, perhaps in homage to the prior geography of this area (some of Bayside was once underwater as part of Back Cove). Since it is now winter time, I suggest the installation of a skating rink. Perhaps the Pirates could even play a season or two down here so a new civic center can be built.

But we must act fast to put up the skating rink, as the city has used this lot for dumping snow removed from city streets and sidewalks the last several winters. Here it is today:


Here it is once we find some plywood and a zamboni: