A linear kilometer, about .6 mile worth, was stolen from La Favorita Park between downtown Palermo and Mondello, according to La Repubblica. 70 lights went out in the park.
Heart of Palermo
April 3, 2016
Mayor Leoluca Orlando had closed the La Favorita park to traffic for a few weeks of intensive cleaning before Easter. When the normally messy and littering Palermo public left it absolutely clean after Easter Monday's traditional Pasquetta picnic and barbecues, the newspapers reported the fact giddily. Now here's a scene from an Arabian horse beauty competition in the Favorita, Palermo style.