Deb Gordon’s guest was Jim Burke, Director of Arts & Public Programs at City Parks Foundation, which is the only independent non profit organization that offers park programs in all five boroughs of New York City.

Mr. Burke discussed the history of City Parks Foundation and how its community building initiatives have helped to revitalize many area parks and neighborhoods.  Also discussed were the many programs that CPF offers, including free tennis, golf, and track and field lessons for New York kids.

Spotlighted SummerStage , a free performing arts festival held in different parks throughout the city that features diverse dance, theater, spoken word and musical performances. For a full schedule of events and to learn more about City Parks Foundation, visit


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