Pop quiz: Where do people go to get fit? We’ll give you a hint: this place is fun, free, and you probably have a couple favorites right in your own neighborhood.
We’re talking about public parks. If you live near a great park, you already... Read more
For decades, this vibrant San Francisco park was celebrated for its spectacular views of the bay, its eye-catching, 70-foot-high steel sundial, and the city's first skatepark. It has since fallen into decline, but we are working with the city's... Read more
The Trust for Public Land (TPL) announced today that it had closed on a deal to create a new park and urban demonstration farm in the Frogtown neighborhood, one of Saint Paul’s most park-lacking areas.
“Saint Paul has some of the best green spaces... Read more
A once-vacant field of trash, dirt and other reminders of urban decay has now transformed the most-diverse square block of Denver into one of its most vibrant as well. The aptly-named New Freedom Park at 13th and Xenia provides the surrounding refugee... Read more
A number of American cities are looking at innovative and creative ways to develop new park land for their residents in projects which can also help protect their local streams and rivers from the type of dirty water and even raw sewage overflow caused by... Read more
Recently, the children at P.S. 261 in Brooklyn were turned loose on the new playground at their school in the Boerum Hill neighborhood. And it was an instant hit, with swarms of kids running and playing. What the kids didn't know is that their playground... Read more
Now that Labor Day has come and gone, many parents have their hands full in the morning as they juggle getting ready for work and getting the kids off to school. And while their kids' schools mostly look the same as last spring, there are major differences... Read more
Queens has spoken: The abandoned Rockaway Beach rail line should be transformed into a walking and biking path.
A strong majority — roughly 75% — of people quizzed about the proposed QueensWay back just such a plan, according to pollster Scott... Read more
This rugged, 8-acre parcel in the El Cerrito hills is the Bay Area's most recent open space victory, a long-awaited acquisition that has environmentalists celebrating.