Eleven eco-friendly designers put their fashions on the catwalk at High Bridge Park on Sept. 25, 2011.
Most parks across Manhattan reopened Monday following Hurricane Irene.
The Parks Department had initially said the vegetable patch was ripped up because of health concerns.
Urban forager Steve Brill finds free, fresh produce in public parks, and said the Parks Dept. has a history of harassing farmers.
An illegal farm in High Bridge Park was uprooted by the Parks Department on Friday due to safety concerns.
The Parks Department plans to remove the farm from inside High Bridge Park for fear food could be contaminated.
The city landmarks commission approved a plan to build a temporary pool pavilion at the High Bridge Recreation Center.
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