Smiling child playing in summer park By Lyndsey Frey Amy Chand, exercise physiologist for Akron Children’s Healthy and active life program, says that getting kids active and outdoors isn’t just a great way to reverse those frowns, it’s important for their health, too. “Children are naturally drawn to physical playRead More →

New York expands its outdoor activities with the Open Boulevards initiative tetiana.photographer via Shutterstock To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/962388/new-york-expands-activities-across-the-streetscape-with-open-boulevards-initiative Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the launch of the Open Boulevards program, an initiative that would temporarily shut offRead More →

NEW YORK (WABC) – New York’s Open Streets program is expanding – to allow more space for outdoor dining and community activities. Several streets in the five arrondissements have now become car-free “open boulevards” on weekends. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Open Streets program turned miles of streets full of restaurantsRead More →

OLD SAYBROOK – A vacant piece of land along the mouth of the Connecticut River is a location of paramount importance to the city’s development, First Selectman Carl Fortuna said this week while defending a recent decision to dismiss a request for an open-air restaurant with 300 seats on theRead More →