Today's warm weather has us yearning for the days when we'll be able to shed these sleeved shackles and feel sweet chlorinated bliss on our pasty skin. Global warming schmobal warming. A tweet from the Parks Department showing the bowels of the McCarren Pool made us wonder how its $55 million renovation is coming along two years after Bloomberg broke ground, and the Parks Department forwarded us some evidence of its progress.
The ladies bathroom looks swanky! Maybe they'll serve champagne? The Parks rep couldn't tell us much more than that it will be open for this summer's swimming season beginning in June. The LEED silver-certified facility, which is 79% complete, will also include a rec center for concerts and events, a rooftop café and a "snack shop," which will serve Nutty Buddy's and Chaco Tacos if there is in fact a God.