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]
Let me say this to the President. I am a proud Jewish person. And I have no concerns about voting Democratic. And, in fact, I intend to vote for a Jewish man to become the next president of the United States.