Nanny State Removes Playground Skin Scalders

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The innovative, imaginative metal climbing domes in Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1 playground that happened to burn any child who made the mistake of touching them are no more. After endless complaints from parents, they have been replaced with a jungle gym and a little red house with more mainstream surface temperatures. Enjoy your cookie-cutter world of conformity and unmelted skin, Brooklyn parents. [City Room/NYT]