Catching up on an article from The Villager before the new issue comes out tomorrow.
Bonnie Rosenstock wrote about the Make Your Mark in the Park program at Tompkins Square Park. The East Village Parks Conservancy created the program eight years ago to honor residents and help fund the Park’s gardener and elm tree watch.
There are currently 155 pavers around Temperance Fountain, with another 24 set to be placed later this spring. Each stone costs $250.
The article prompted me to look at the various tributes, which I hadn't done in several years ... and I spotted the name of someone I met in the neighborhood about 14 years ago.
Johnston, a writer for Time Out, died of colon cancer on Oct. 26, 2008. You can read more about him here.