That ritual was the house music sessions, that had been a lively friendly exuberant way of socializing, reclining and of course dancing.
I went up to the top of the park (located of course betweehttp://www.blogger.com/posts.g?blogID=3998432848415030405n DeKalb and Myrtle in Ft. green, and took some pictures, since thelast I heard the renovations were to be completed this summer. This is what I saw:
Doesn't look like it. And it doesn't do anything to reduce the concerns and rumors that the "renovation" was part of an effort to remove dancers and dance culture from the park.
What do you know about it?