Category Archives: Parks

Tour Reminder – Little River Trail System

This Saturday, at 8:30, at the entrance to the Cooper North Pasture Nature Trail (in view of the iconic Kestrel birdhouse and short jaunt through this magnificent pasture pictured above and easily visible from Hale Street), a tour will begin. … Continue reading

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Check out Ipswich’s Garage!

Ipswich just south of us is not a big town (except geographically) but it may surprise you they have a parking garage that is close to the size the city is looking to install.     When you go to the train … Continue reading

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Cramming it all in!

The Month of May is turning into a whirlwind of activities in the city.      The best thing to do is make a schedule of all the events and pick and choose how many can be attended. It always amazes me … Continue reading

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Volunteer and make your heart sing!

This weekend, there will be excellent opportunities for volunteer work around the city. This Saturday, April 30th, clean up crews are needed to make Atwood Park to sparkle in the South End.      Your requirement?     Show up in the morning and get … Continue reading

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The Hysteria Crowd

It is by the very nature of an elected official’s job that he (or she) can often appear cowardly.     In theory, they’re supposed to be responsive to the citizens.        And in an ideal world, they take the input from the … Continue reading

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The Color Green & Parks

After reading in the paper today, I discovered the NRA is considering doing yet another ‘pop-up’ park.     I can just imagine the rest of the city when they read that little news: generating a huge moan across the collective community.         … Continue reading

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What’s their beef with parks?

I wanted to get back into the holiday spirit but so many have written back asking questions like, “What is a dark sider?” and “What’s their problem with the idea of a park?”; that I feel I need to follow … Continue reading

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