In June it was revealed that the Parks Department would be receiving 450 complimentary tickets to the Electric Zoo Festival worth as much as $72,550 as part of a deal with the rave's organizer to bring the event back to Randall’s Island after last year's debacle.
Organizers are also required to pay $600,000 to the Randall’s Island Park Alliance.
Wall Street Journal - July 30, 2014 - By Yoni Bashan
DNAinfo - June 2, 2014 - By James Fanelli
A Walk In The Park - March 26, 2014
New York Daily News - September 9, 2013 - By Barbara Ross