A view of the New York skyline from Hunter's Point South


Bernie Sanders held a rally at Hunter's Point South Park in Long Island City New York

Posted on 4/17/2016 by New Yorker

An estimated 3,000 people turned up at Hunters Point South Park in Long Island City On Monday, April 18, the eve of the 2016 New York democratic primary for a Bernie Sanders rally. Sanders, the presidential hopeful, made his case about income equality in the hope of garnishing more New York City votes.

The event took place in a significant portion of the neighborhood city park as well as the waterfront space rented from LIC Landing. The rally also featured special guests Danny Glover, Fisher Stevens, and TV on the Radio. 

The Vermont Senator also held rallies at LaGuardia community college on April 9, Washington Square Park on April 13 and Prospect Park in Brooklyn on April 17.

 

HuntersPointSouth.com

HuntersPointSouth.com is a free resource designed to provide visitors with information about the new and exciting Hunter's Point neighborhood in Long Island City New York, including the Hunter's Point South Development, Hunter's Point Parks, including both Gantry Plaza State Park and Hunters Point South Waterfront Park, the surrounding areas, events, and the incredible views of the Manhattan skyline. The website serves as a complete guide to the Hunter's Point community for New Yorkers and tourists alike.

Please note that HuntersPointSouth.com is not officially linked to the City of New York Parks and Recreation.