Painting in the open – under the shade of a majestic tree or umbrella – offers creatives an experience far beyond the confines of a typical studio. Dale Harding is working on a pastel artwork at Caribou Ranch near Nederland in 2019 (Dale Harding / Courtesy Photo) With Mother NatureRead More →

In 10 years, thousands of San Francisco parking lots have been transformed into tiny pedestrian parks. Wellington City Council has also proposed to set up “parklets” across the capital. Today, as part of the Dominion Post’s Reimagining Wellington series, Brittany Keogh examines how the parklet trend took off in SanRead More →

JERSEYVILLE – Major upgrades have been announced to Jerseyville’s existing parks and recreation areas as part of its development of the historic downtown district. Additions and upgrades will include trees, planters, benches, garbage cans and lighting. Plans for the Lions Club / Wittman Park complex along North Jefferson Street includeRead More →

Patrons of Newcastle’s parks have been urged to stop turning the city’s green spaces into ‘outdoor nightclubs’. Councilors complained about the number of rowdy music festivals and other major events causing disruption for neighbors, such as the recent This is Tomorrow festival at Exhibition Park and Noughty 90s at LeazesRead More →

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – We’ve shown you the issues facing Mississippi state parks. We also showed you how a neighboring state, Arkansas, solved its state park issues and is now thriving, even attracting campers from Mississippi. We are continuing our 3 On Your Side investigation by examining the actions takenRead More →

Somerset County has awarded $ 2 million to six municipalities this year for recreational open spaces. County commissioners launched the program in January as an extension of the county’s recreation grant program, which had focused on the development of artificial turf sports fields. The expanded program now includes funding forRead More →

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 07/07/2021 (NEWARK, New Jersey) – The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra announced an outdoor concert series featuring music by composers from the Americas, with José Luis Domínguez on the podium. The orchestra gives free concerts at Ocean County College in Toms RiverRead More →

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Thursday the closure of all outdoor spaces in the city like parks, including wooded areas. The closure remains in effect until September 24, unless otherwise modified. Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District closed all outdoor spaces until Monday, September 14. This includes parks, trails andRead More →

A petition calling for an indoor skatepark in Bradford has been signed by 111 people. The petition to Bradford council says existing skateparks are not fit for purpose and calls on the authority to provide “partial funding for the planning and construction” of an indoor facility that “would help putRead More →

View of the construction site at Talleyrand Park on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Bellefonte. Phoebe sheehan [email protected] Appreciation of the outdoors is a deeply rooted value throughout central Pennsylvania. Here are three outdoor parks in Center County that are starting construction or making improvements so residents can get outRead More →