Yankee Stadium was the site of a salt marsh. Concourse Plaza was a valley. Our critic walks with Eric W. Sanderson, a conservation ecologist.
The city is mired in an economic crisis, and the return of visitors looks distant. That’s devastating news for these three tourist destinations.
Merchants and vendors around the ballpark are struggling to survive in a summer devoid of the usual crowds.
Winning a title has been their focus since February, of course. As they return to training, they acknowledged it’s gotten a little more complicated.