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Some news from around…

  • Last minute, generous donations allow Baltimore City to keep five of its swimming pools open until Labor Day (The Baltimore Sun)
  • When a stainless steel playground is too hot to touch, Dallas park officials find a creative way to save money:  spray-on industrial coating (The Dallas Morning News)
  • Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles is getting a clean, green and sustainable makeover beginning Spring 2011 (Southern California Public Radio)
  • Memphis announces plans to open the city’s first neighborhood skatepark in Tobey Park, September 2011 (Memphis Business Journal)
  • And opening even sooner (September 18) is Birmingham’s Railroad Park, the city’s newest downtown park (The Birmingham News)

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