New seating arrived in Southpoint Park, this week, but it’s a good news, bad news thing. The tone-deaf state agency bought more chairs that many disabled people can’t use. There’s good news, though, because they are not nearly as ugly.
Admittedly, the bar was set low, but the new benches aren’t as ugly as the first edition, even though they’re just as unusable for a fair number of people with rights to enjoy the park. Seated.
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