Playground Closed at Edgemont Park

Monday, Aug 31, 2009 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (3)

edgemont park.jpgUpdate: The park is open and crowded (see left) on this gorgeous day. Crews are still filming goodness-knows-what. I couldn’t get the crew to tell me what the photo shoot was about. But it didn’t look like a super-secretive Sopranos movie. Maybe it was a commercial for a bank or a toy. Some dad-like guy kept waving his arms while jumping and smiling. Can you see him in the photo under the blue tent?
If you plan to take advantage of this crisp, fall-like morning and take the kids to a playground, don’t go to Edgemont Park. We were just there and a film crew has taken over the playground and closed it off to the public. My girls did not understand why some kids were playing in the playground and we couldn’t. I tried to explain that the kids on the playground were actors, but they didn’t care–they wanted in and I left with two very cranky kids.


  1. POSTED BY bitter melon  |  August 31, 2009 @ 8:40 pm

    How can a town park be closed to the kids during a week after camp ends and before school begins (not to mention a beautiful day to boot). I was asked to move my car after I parked. Kids were crying. No signs anywhere. BS I tell you. Were we supposed to be notified somewhere, somehow?

  2. POSTED BY TwinDad  |  September 01, 2009 @ 9:28 am

    Agreed, Melon. My kids got turned away, too.
    Fie upon the show business folks whose sense of entitlement knows no bounds. And a large lump of coal for the town authorities who authorized the closure during this week when we really needed it.

  3. POSTED BY PAZ  |  September 01, 2009 @ 1:58 pm

    It’s income towards your town coffers. You should welcome any spondoolicks that you don’t have to pull out of your pocket.

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