October 21, 1995
Actress Bette Midler and her New York Restoration Project joins Partnership for Parks in a. 10,000-person effort to beautify city parks. The New “York Daily News helps spread the word of bench painting, bulb planting and leaf raking.
“When people are able to focus on a specific target, they can do wonders,” says Parks Commissioner Henry Stern, He says the No. 1 resourceÂ for city parks is people: “It’s the mothers, fathers and children. It’s the teens who play in the parks. Everyone.”