Heartless! Artists says NYC tribute removed in permit snafu
October 31, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) — Have a heart, New York!
A giant red heart sculpture installed this week in Central Park as a tribute to health care workers and COVID-19 victims has been taken down — an apparent casualty of confusion and red tape.
Italian sculptor Sergio Furnari says he was walking by the park Thursday afternoon with friends when he noticed that his "Heroes Heart Monument" was gone.
When he went to file a police report, he said, he was bounced from police station to police station until a police officer on Friday showed him video of people removing the 10-foot-tall, 3,000-pound (3-meter...