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Gazing out of floor-to-ceiling glass windows onto Poe Park, Isabel Colon said she couldn’t imagine her week without her Thursday morning fitness class at the park’s new visitor center.
“My body needs it. And I feel great,” said Colon.
One of the things that keeps her coming back, Colon said, is the class’ convenience. Almost every day, she said, she walks to Poe Park to get her day started right.
Evidence of the devastation Hurricane Sandy wrought in Prospect Park lingers as weathered tree stumps await removal and yellow police tape rings drooping trees.
But as the once near constant hum of chainsaws and the smell of sawdust begin to give way to early signs of spring, the 568-acre park is readying to turn the page on the catastrophic storm.