Steve Wynn is launching a charm offensive with neighbors of his proposed casino-resort on the Delaware River, just north of Penn Treaty Park.
Last week, he mailed 53,000 form letters to households in Fishtown, Port Richmond, Kensington and Bridesburg. Wynn told residents he wanted to share his vision for a waterfront casino. It would include "River Walk Park," a bandstand, bike rentals and food and beverage cafes. No details, just description.
Waterfront development, as we know, is a hot topic in the river wards. The Central Delaware Advocacy Group is having a meeting with Wynn’s folks on April 4 at 6 p.m. at the Liberti Church, 2424 E. York St. in Kensington. The group has its own vision for the waterfront and the questioning is sure to be lively.
Wynn’s project is the only casino proposal on the waterfront.