Thursday, May 22, 2014
Please mind the new tree on St. Mark's Place
[Photo from May 2013 by EVG reader Ann]
Just about one year ago, plenty of people were pissed after the city chopped down a seemingly healthy ornamental Callery pear tree on St Mark's Place … on the south side of the street near No. 12.
A resident let his/her feelings known — arborcide!
[Photo by Chloe Sweeney McGlade via Facebook]
In November, someone used discarded cooktops, and many other items, to decorate the tree well…
[EVG photo from November 2013]
On Monday, the city planted a new tree in the spot, as part of the MillionTreesNYC program…
And by yesterday, there was a friendly reminder on the tree…
Previously on EV Grieve:
'Arborcide' — People are pissed that this tree was chopped down on St. Mark's Place
[Updated] Behold the cooktop sidewalk garden on St. Mark's Place