Frederick Law Olmsted

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Name: Frederick Law Olmsted
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

From the Ground Up: Visiting the birthplace of modern American forestry

Vacation last month took me on a drive through North Carolina. In Durham, I spent several happy hours exploring Duke Gardens. In Asheville, on the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, I spent a day touring the Biltmore estate.Completed in 1895, the French ... [Published Daily Local News - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Nightriders

Spend an evening touring Boston’s waterfront by bike with Urban AdvenTours. Photo courtesy of Urban AdvenToursCycling in Boston, which has more than 60 miles of bike lanes and over 1,000 bike racks, has become more popular than ever before. The city is ... [Published Boston University - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Applying Moses to Modern-Day Green Space Projects

With the legacies of Robert Moses and Frederick Law Olmsted recently under discussion, Sam Hall Kaplan joins the conversation—offering a rich overview of Moses' work along with colorful anecdotes from their personal interactions. He then draws on the ... [Published Planetizen - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Park life leads to link up with Big Apple for Birkenhead youngsters

ADVENTUROUS youngsters had a chance to stroll through America's most famous park from the confines of a Birkenhead shopping centre.As part of the Junior Rangers scheme at Pyramids, children communicated online through a specially designed "mission control ... [Published Wirral Globe - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

2014's Best & Worst Cities for Recreation

Kick off your Sunday shoes and put on some sneakers. It’s time to get moving, folks. Whether your favorite pastime is playing ball, exploring museums or hitting the local nightlife, everyone has a reason to celebrate, as July is National Park and Recreation ... [Published Soapbox Media - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Restaurants Really Can Determine the Fate of Cities and Neighborhoods

Jacques PALUT/shutterstock.comThe way to an urbanite’s heart is through his stomach, apparently.A new study released today by planning and design firm Sasaki Associates found that food is a major driver of the American urban experience: Eighty-two percent ... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Celebrate Central Park's 161st Birthday With a Look Into Its Past

UTCWhen cramped apartments, metal skyscrapers and concrete sidewalks brimming with tourists becomes too much for New Yorkers, they follow a 160-year-old tradition and seek refuge in the city's greatest asset — Central Park .The New York State Legislature ... [Published Mashable - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sailing Through Central Park

Central Park is the ultimate Manhattan playground. Here’s where to go and what to do in this 843-acre family-friendly wonderland.> The LakeThe scoop: Once a large swamp, now a picturesque 18-acre lake and stopover point for herons, egrets, and other ... [Published National Geographic - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Calling All Gardeners

Volunteers needed to tend Back Bay Fens’ Kelleher Rose GardenThe 2,000 plants in the James P. Kelleher Rose Garden in the Back Bay Fens are cared for by volunteers each Tuesday evening throughout the summer. Photo courtesy of the James P. Kelleher Rose ... [Published Boston University - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Going native is right approach

Niagara Gazette — We applaud the Seneca Nation’s new commitment to plant only native flora and fauna on its properties and in its communities, including areas around the Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel.In this ambitious plan to honor the land, tribal ... [Published Niagara Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Buffalo’s treasures a pleasant surprise

Buffalo’s treasures a pleasant surpriseWe recently had three wonderful days visiting Buffalo. We took a downtown walking tour, a City Hall tour, visited the Wilcox Mansion and Frank Lloyd Wright stuff, the Anchor Bar, took the light rail and walked through ... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Two restored Civil War cannons brought back to Front Park

Two restored cannons that date back to the Civil War were returned to Front Park Thursday for the first time since their removal in 1940.The cast-iron cannons, 11½ feet long and 11,000 pounds each, are what remain of eight that once spread across the ... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 03 2014]

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Central Park statues [Published Home News Tribune - 47 mins ago]
From the Ground Up: Visiting the birthplace of ... [Published Daily Local News - 8 hours ago]
DOT BY THE DAY July 31 – Aug. 7, 2014 [Published Dorchester Reporter - Jul 31 2014]
Nightriders [Published Boston University - Jul 31 2014]
The Ultimate Guide To Underrated Destinations I... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 31 2014]
Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design [Published Hartford Courant - Jul 30 2014]
The Republican Occupation of Detroit [Published Daily Beast - Jul 30 2014]
Tree Whisperers: Meet the DC Employees Who Watc... [Published Washingtonian.com - Jul 28 2014]
Applying Moses to Modern-Day Green Space Projects [Published Planetizen - Jul 28 2014]
Park life leads to link up with Big Apple for B... [Published Wirral Globe - Jul 28 2014]
Travel: Central Park’s a green island in Manhattan [Published Sacramento Bee - Jul 27 2014]
2014's Best & Worst Cities for Recreation [Published Soapbox Media - Jul 27 2014]
Architect brings fresh spin to Maggie Daley Park [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
At 93, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is still one of... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 25 2014]
Garden suburbs: a medicine for ailing cities? [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 24 2014]
Hamlin Park neighborhood envisions change [Published Buffalo News - Jul 23 2014]
Restaurants Really Can Determine the Fate of Ci... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Jul 22 2014]
Celebrate Central Park's 161st Birthday With a ... [Published Mashable - Jul 21 2014]
Celebrate Central Park's 161st Birthday With a ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 21 2014]
Sailing Through Central Park [Published National Geographic - Jul 21 2014]
Calling All Gardeners [Published Boston University - Jul 21 2014]
SLIDESHOW: West Seattle Garden Tour brings beau... [Published West Seattle Herald - Jul 20 2014]
EDITORIAL: Going native is right approach [Published Niagara Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
Letter: Buffalo’s treasures a pleasant surprise [Published Buffalo News - Jul 17 2014]
Today in SouthCoast - 8:02 pm [Published South Coast Today - Jul 15 2014]
No progress on Hargett Farm park [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 14 2014]
"The Rookie" Bats $22,565,000 [Published Antiques Digest - Jul 13 2014]
Erie gardeners welcome tourists into their yard... [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 13 2014]
Montreal moments in the French-accented Canadia... [Published Times of Oman - Jul 10 2014]
Master gardeners join Wilcox Park renovation ef... [Published Westerly Sun - Jul 10 2014]
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Celebrate Central Park's 161st Birthday With a ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 21 2014]
When cramped apartments, metal skyscrapers and concrete sidewalks brimming with tourists becomes too much for New Yorkers, they follow a 160-year-old tradition and seek refuge in the city's greatest asset — Central Park The New York State Legislature ...
How our fear of ‘wilding’ colored the Central P... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 08 2014]
The New York City men known as the “Central Park Five” will reportedly receive $40 million for their wrongful convictions and imprisonment after police falsely accused them of attacking and raping a white woman 25 years ago. It’s hard to imagine ...
History for April 26 [Published MuskegonPundit - Apr 26 2014]
History for April 26 - On-This-Day.com 125th birth anniversary of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951). 100th birth anniversary of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Bernard Malamud (1914-86). 100th birth anniversary of WWII secret agent ...
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