A new place to relax and grow healthy food has sprouted in the Twin Cities.
You may remember Newark Riverfront Park—one of The Trust for Public Land's proudest "land for people" success stories of 2013.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded The Trust for Public Land, the City of Newark, and Essex County the agency’s “Smart Growth Achievement” award for the development of Newark’s Riverfront Park.
Riverfront Park – the stretch of land in the city that was converted from a former industrial site to a community open space – is a creative project that simultaneously protects the environment and enhances the area's economy.
The Story Mill Community Park, the city’s 55-acre flagship park under construction in north Bozeman, received a nudge forward Thursday as employees with Bozeman-area branches of Wells Fargo bank presented the project with a $75,000 grant.
When Hurricane Katrina tore through New Orleans in August 2005, it left 90 percent of historic City Park—an area larger than New York's Central Park—underwater.