Randalls Island may soon be brimming with slides, lagoons and over-caffeinated children. The Franchise and Concession Review Committee will today hear a proposal for a $168 million theme park, set to be financed by the Aquatic Development Group of Disney and Six Flags fame.
The plan was first pitched in 1999 under the Giuliani administration at a delicate 12 acres, and while city officials hope to open by picnic-happy Memorial Day in 2007, others are not so eager about the now super-sized scheme. (Daily News)
– Riva Froymovich