He’s no longer a friend of the High Line.
Brooklyn-based artist and vendor Iddi Amadu, 52, has decided to sue the iconic park over an incident in which he claims a paid maintenance employee, Kenya Robinson, 32, beat him in the head with a walkie-talkie.
Mr. Amadu has filed a notice of claim with the city Comptroller’s office, intending to sue Friends of the High Line as well as the city and the parks department for financial compensation for his wounds as well as his damaged artwork.
The Friends of the High Line claim the incident in question did not occur as Mr. Amadu described it, however, Mr. Amadu’s attorney claims there is video evidence. Read More