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Parks Looking for Music Entrepreneurs at Orchard Beach

16 Mar

Thought this press release from Parks Dept. might interest some readers. The good news for everyone is that more music is in store at Orchard Beach! [By the way, Bronx Matters readers, I’m out of town and the wi-fi at the hotel I’m staying at is sucky, so I probably won’t be posting again until Monday. Thanks!  -Jordan Moss]

Parks & Recreation announces that a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) has been issued for the operation of a free, high quality concert series and a maximum of six kiosks at Orchard Beach, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx. “For more than 75 years, Orchard Beach has served as the Riviera of the Bronx, delighting New Yorkers with its 1.1 mile sandy beach and promenade,” said Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe.  “No trip to the beach is complete without great music and Parks is seeking a concessionaire with a strong background in concert promotion and marketing to bring free, high quality summertime concerts to Orchard Beach’s visitors.”

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