Blog Entries by The Trust for Public Land

Assisted by a crew calling itself the "mosaic mafia," and working out of a movie prop yard in Burbank, Los Angeles artist Jolino Beserra is breathing life into a 30-foot cement dragon.

In Brooklyn, kids are celebrating the opening of three more brand-new, custom-built playgrounds—the latest of more than 150 created for New York City public schools with help from The Trust for Public Land.

For the 80 percent of Americans who live in urban areas, city parks offer the closest dose of nature. But which cities have the best park systems?

For the hundreds of children and families that live nearby, New Freedom Park in east Denver truly lives up to its name. Most of these families are refugees who came to America from war-torn nations like Afghanistan, Burma, and Nepal.

It’s a new year, and if you’ve resolved to get fit in 2014, this group of motivated grandmas (and one grandpa) will encourage you to jumpstart your workout. 

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