New York City backtracks on plan to close Trump’s ice rinks

The city is implementing a full “180” in its plan to close the Trump-run ice rinks.

Heart of City Hall on Sunday Mayor de Blasio move to Lasker and Wollman shutter circuit in Central Park Six weeks before the usual April deadlines – in an effort to freeze his political rival.

“New York City kids deserve all the time they can get on the ice this year.” City Hall Press Secretary Bill Neidhart told The Post that Wollman and Lasker Circuit will remain open under current management for the remaining few weeks of this season.

But make no mistake, we will not deal with the Trump Organization in the future. Incitement to revolt will not be forgotten or forgiven. “

Heizoner announced last month that he would cancel the city’s contracts with the Trump Organization, claiming that then-president Trump had instigated riots at the Capitol. The rink was to be closed both on Sundays.

The amazing reversal of politics came next Devastating skiers Furious over the weekend that they shouldn’t be kept off the ice over heisuner meat with the Trump administration.

“The real people who are hurting them are the 2,500 kids who benefited from the skating program this season and the 250 innocent employees who kept it up for us,” said Klausner, 49, who was watching her two daughters skate.

Ice regenerator at Wollman Rink in Central Park on February 21, 2021
Ice regenerator at Wollman Rink in Central Park on February 21, 2021
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On Sunday, Eric Trump welcomed the city council’s decision to keep the skating rinks open.

“@ NYCMayor Mr. Mayor – Thank you for keeping Wollman and Lasker Rinks open – I have made countless families in New York City (along with our 250 employees) incredibly happy. This is a bright moment for New York please know we are ahead of it. To saying “thank you” in person, “” he wrote On Twitter.

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It was not immediately clear if the skating rinks would remain open until April as in previous years.

The Trump business group, run by his two sons Donald Jr. and Eric, has run skating rinks for more than three decades.

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