Balmy Weekend Presents a Challenge: New Yorkers Rushing to Parks
On the second day of May, New Yorkers were greeted with sunny skies and the warmest weekend so far this spring. People got up off their couch, put on their shoes, donned their face coverings, and left their cramped houses and apartments for the nearest park — desperate for fresh air and a little exercise.
After weeks spent almost entirely indoors to avoid the coronavirus, they seemed to be drawn outside as much by the balmy weather as by their hopes that New York City was slowly, cautiously, starting to emerge from the crisis that has kept it locked down since mid-March.
But in parks across the city, the police and other law enforcement officers were on hand, handing out masks, breaking up soccer games and …continued .
[Source: New York Times]