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Some news from around…

  • Peter Harnik discussed his new book Urban Green:  Innovative Parks for Resurgent Cities on The Brian Lehrer Show.  Listen to the 11 minute radio clip online at WNYC.
  • Berlin’s newest park, the former Tempelhof Airport, continues to receive press as an unprogrammed, minimally designed, great new greenspace (Los Angeles Times)
  • New bike valet program for NYC’s SummerStage events at East River Park is attracting concert goers (The Huffington Post)
  • And speaking of bicycles, London opens two new cycle superhighways, the first of twelve, to make London a more two-wheel friendly city (BBC News)

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