Chess, police, and Inwood moms: the makings of a viral story

by Max Brett On Oct. 20, police ticketed men playing chess in Emerson Playground, a section of Inwood Hill Park that prohibits adults “except in the company of children.” Early in the morning of Nov. 17, working on leads from community sources,'s Carla Zanoni broke the news: seven “mild-mannered” men were being issued summonses [...]