Ugh. This morning, EVG reader Ann was walking on St. Mark's between Second Avenue and Third Avenue when she spotted workers removing this beauty on the south side of the street.
Later, when there was nothing left but the stump, someone left this sign and flowers...
[Photo by Chloe Sweeney McGlade via Facebook]
It reads in part:
"You have killed the most poetic perfectly healthy beautiful ornamental Callery pear tree ... You are killing the historic character of this block..."