NYC water park to open in 2007, not everyone is pleased

Posted Monday, February 13, 2006 8:59 AM | Contributed by Jeff

In the latest bit of suburban creep into the nation's largest city, a family-themed water park is due before summer 2007 on a piece of Randalls Island parkland at the juncture of the East and Harlem Rivers, under the vast Triborough Bridge. The city hopes to lure more than 1.3 million visitors a year to the $168 million attraction that will boast water slides rising 80 feet into the skyline. Some locals aren't happy about the plan.

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