CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Grammy-nominated Charlotte-born artist DaBaby has transformed a parking lot into an outdoor restaurant to help feed the homeless community and all who need it this Thanksgiving. The event took place outside of AerialCLT at 801 North Tryon Street between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. DaBaby, alongRead 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 →

For many people, the summer of 2020 has been unlike any other in recent memory. Public health restrictions caused by the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic have resulted in the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other events. Many holidays and major celebrations have been limited or suspended. Despite the changesRead More →

These are just a few of the many games that incorporate social distancing prepared by New York City nonprofit sports and fitness organization Asphalt Green, and included on their website. More games can be found here: https://www.asphaltgreen.org/blog/rep-it-out-games-for-social-distancing READ MORE: Watch live Wednesday: Live coverage of Billy Chemirmir murder trial continuesRead More →

Governor JB Pritzker announced the easing of restrictions for various businesses in Phase 3 of his Illinois Restoration Plan, which is scheduled to begin May 29, he said Wednesday. As half of Illinois restaurants closed, sales fell 80% to 90% and more than 300,000 people were laid off, said SamRead More →

Times are really tough for kids right now. Gone are all their options to play at recess, go to the playground or even go to school. The kids can’t even date their friends right now. As families quarantine and practice social distancing, children’s only choices are primarily for entertainment, withRead More →

Amazon / Walmart It’s time to start planning the details of your annual July 4th BBQ, and we’re here to help. We’ve rounded up the funniest, most user-friendly July 4th board games to keep happy adults and kids entertained. After all, what’s a backyard barbecue without a few water balloonsRead 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 →

Picnics are one of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors. But if you’re just sitting while you eat, you might as well be inside. Make the most of your location with an outdoor game or two. These projects only require inexpensive supplies and shouldn’t take too long toRead More →

Playing in the mud, making garlands and climbing trees are simple pleasures that have defined childhood for generations. But these youthful activities seem to be disappearing as an increasing number of children play video games instead. Dozens of outdoor activities that were almost universally enjoyed a generation ago are fallingRead More →

Keeping your kids away from their favorite electronic devices isn’t always easy. But you can encourage them to move by inviting them to play a fun and educational outdoor game. Looking for creative ideas? Here’s one from the May issue of FamilyFun magazine that will exercise your child’s brain andRead More →