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  • Piestewa Peak
    5 best hiking spots in Phoenix
    With cooler temperatures quickly approaching in the Valley of the Sun, there's never been a better time to grab your gear and head out for a hike. From scenic to rugged, Phoenix has something for everyone. But with so many choices, how do you...
  • New San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
    Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains to become newest national monument
    National Geographic is reporting that today, during a visit to Los Angeles, President Barack Obama will publicly declare a 350,000-acre area of land in the San Gabriel Mountain range to be the United States’ newest national monument. He will...
  • Ridley Creek State Park: Walk in the park this autumn
    Ridley Creek State Park: Walk in the park this autumn
    Certainly, Ridley Creek is a year round park, but early autumn offers up great opportunities to enjoy the still green woodlands, quiet pathways and active wildlife that surrounds. Biking, fishing and even horseback riding are options, but take...
  • Finding the right model in Washington Square Park on 'Project Runway'
    ‘Project Runway’s’ find your fashion model in the park challenge
    Once again the designers experienced another field trip on Thursday, this time going into Washington Square Park to find their client-model-muse (as Tim Gunn put it) on “Project Runway.” Some were able to find a willing participant who...
  • Welcome to Central Bark!
    Grand Prairie Dogs Love Central Bark Dog Park
    Central Bark is the City of Grand Prairie’s dog park which gives dogs the chance to exercise and play in a way they can’t in other city parks: off-leash and with other dogs. The three-acre park is divided into three separately fences...
  • Sound the Alarm International
    3 ways to spot good Christian ministry
    Sound the Alarm International is hosting a faith based turn up at Patterson Park in Baltimore, MD. This is not just an event but it is a community service and an opportunity for the participants to witness the testimony of active believers, an...
  • Spaceship Earth
    Epcot International Food and Wine Festival: H-T
    There are so many new and exciting things planned for this year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. Including many new and returning kiosks featuring everyone’s favorite cuisine from around the world. This is the one time...
  • Summer Fun for Pooch
    Summer Fun for Pooch
    My favorite summer event for dogs is the annual Doggie Splash Day events all over the metroplex! At the end of each city pool season there is one Saturday where the pool is open to family's furry members, these events also serve as a...
  • Wildflowers provide color
    Elmer Oliver Nature Park now open in Mansfield
    Elmer W Oliver Nature Park opened in Mansfield in early 2014, and it does the city proud. The 80-acre park sits on land acquired over a period of years, some from the Oliver family, whose patriarch, Elmer W Oliver is the park’s namesake...
  • Squaw Valley Park Fun
    Squaw Valley Park Fun
    I am always on the look out for great parks and in Pennsylvania that is pretty easy. Just outside of Pittsburgh, right up 28 North, sits one of the greatest gems of this area, the Squaw Valley Park. Looking for a fun place to let the kids play...
  • Movies in the Park
    Movies on a big screen, under the stars in Abq
    Albuquerque may no longer have functioning drive-in theaters, but Movies in the Park is the next best thing. Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation hosts their summer annual Movies in the Park that showcases family-friendly movies on an...
  • Glen Providence Park: A mature sanctuary
    Glen Providence Park: A mature sanctuary
    As the very first park in Delaware County, Glen Providence Park features the expected grand trees and much more as this steep hillside nestles along Media Borough’s State Street. Established primarily from land donated by George and Eleanor...
  • Seven picnic places in Delaware County
    Seven picnic places in Delaware County
    Delaware County has so many places to host your simple or grand picnic plans. Here are seven settings to consider for your gathering of family and friends now that picnic season has arrived.Picnics are personalWhether you plan a fancy feast or...
  • LBJ Memorial
    LBJ National Park and a walk around the boundary channel
    Having lived here for nearly 12 years, it still not possible for me to describe certain things such as how to get to Teddy Roosevelt Island or how to get to the LBJ Memorial. You can drive by signs and see them by accident, but when it comes time...
  • Local officials help to break ground towards renovating Sunnside playground
    Local officials help to break ground towards renovating Sunnside playground
    On May 9, several local officials as well as community residents helped to break ground towards renovating the Thomas P. Noonan Playground in Sunnyside. Officials included NYC Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Queens Parks Department...