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High Line Getting Political

A no-bid contract puts "friends" in charge of all



    High Line Getting Political

    Our sweet little High Line is being dragged through the political mud, with City Comptroller (and potential mayoral candidate) blasting a deal that would give Friends of the High Line exclusive rights to sell food and merch at the promenade. Thompson says the no-bid, 10-year contract "almost appears to be some sort of back-room deal," and he wants a competitive bidding process. Ear muffs please, High Line. We don't want your innocence corrupted by the unsavory games people play. Oh, and bring on the High Line Fries! [NYDN]

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