WATCH: Politicians Slam City For Broken Promises Over Unfinished Bronx Plaza

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, joined by Councilman Rafael Salamanca, Jr, NYS Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo, and local business owners and residents, held a press conference in front of the unfinished Roberto Clemente Plaza which has yet to be completed after years of delays.

To echo the politicians who spoke at the rally, this is not just neglect, not just incompetence but just a continuation of a tale of two cities.

This would not happen in Manhattan.

If the constant delays doesn’t make you angry then this will.

The costs of the plaza have soared from originally costing $300,000 to a hefty price tag of $13 million now.

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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.