On a drizzly, gray day in October, five stalwart souls stood across from the majestic Yankee Stadium. The group included visitors Sabine and Adrian from Germany, as well as Greeter Cindy Riley.
As they huddled under their umbrellas, little did they know that sunshine would soon appear – in the form of Council Member Arroyo, who couldn’t have been warmer or more gracious.
She started by telling the German visitors that being with Big Apple Greeter was a really smart move, since “you’ll get to see the good stuff – the things real New Yorkers know about.” She explained that in 2006, the city agreed to build a new Yankee Stadium, as long as a new parkland would also be built in the area. [Read more…]