Central Park Ice Rinks Remain Open Despite Rift With Trump, Mayor Says

Central Park Ice Rinks Remain Open Despite Rift With Trump, Mayor Says
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Wistful skaters descended on Central Park on Sunday for what they thought would be their last outing on the ice for the season, after the Trump Organization abruptly announced that the two ice rinks there would close as the city moved to end its contracts following the Capitol riot.

But after complaints mounted throughout the day over the loss of a precious venue for outdoor entertainment and exercise during the pandemic — and as some New Yorkers, despite former President Donald J. Trump’s unpopularity in his home city, faulted City Hall for ending the contracts early — Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office said on Sunday evening that the rinks would stay open for the season.

“New York City kids deserve all the time on the ice they can get this year,” the mayor’s press secretary,…



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