A Plague of Helicopters Is Ruining New York
IN recent years, New York City has invested over $2 billion in spectacular new waterfront parks. But that investment, and New Yorkers’ enjoyment of their parks and neighborhoods, is being ruined by an invasion of noisy, polluting tourist helicopters. The long piers in Hudson River Park, near Chelsea, seem an inviting retreat, well removed from the noise of the West Side Highway. But these days the pleasure of a sunny bench and a river view is...