Tompkins Square Park
Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nels
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Time Out says
Tue May 8 2012
What was once a hotbed of crime and drugs has transformed in the past decade into the crown jewel of the East Village. The 10.5-acre green space underwent a $2.1 million renovation in the ’90s, and the result is a cleaner, greener park—and one that's especially dog-friendly, with fenced-off areas for pooches big and small, and three bone-shaped doggy swimming pools. The park also contains several monuments, including an elm tree that serves as a memorial to Hare Krishnas.
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What's on at Tompkins Square Park
Events & Festivals, Things to Do, Kids activities & themes, General interest
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