So this is happening in Florida: The plans for a Union monument at the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park — about 46 miles west of Jacksonville, Fla. — began several years ago. The idea was to commemorate the Union regiments that fought at Olustee (pronounced oh-lusty), and to recognize the African American regiments that made [...]
Yellowstone is not only the first national park in the United States, but the first national park in the world. Created in 1872, Yellowstone has held its position as the greatest of the parks in North America. What makes Yellowstone so special is a combination of the geothermal activity which accounts for the hot springs [...]
Good morning everyone, here’s what happened over the weekend. Georgia Park marking where Jefferson Davis was caught, may close. Don’t know who your State or local officials are? Go here. Savannah‘s poorest schools get extra federal aid. Synthetic marijuana’s popularity is falling and the smoke shops are slipping in Augusta. Is Georgia voting system why [...]
High Park's transition from private property to public space. On June 16, 1873, the Globe published a letter from William H. Boulton, written on behalf of John George Howard, stating that Howard had authorized him to “hand to his Worship the Mayor an offer of 165 acres of land belonging to him on Humber Bay, to be conveyed to the City as a Public [...]
The Ohio Bigfoot Conference and the Ohio Bigfoot Organization is proud to announce to all of you our second confirmed speaker for the Ohio Bigfoot Conference 2014 that takes place on April 26th at Salt Fork State Park Lodge & Conference center. Mr. Cliff Barackman from everyone's favorite Bigfoot show, "Finding Bigfoot".
At about 1:30 am on Tuesday, two armed carjackers knocked on the window of a white 2007 Volkswagen truck parked near a gas station in Tepojaco, a town in Mexico's Hidalgo State, north of Mexico City. When the driver, awakened, rolled...Show More Summary
He's associated with the state as much as Bruce Springsteen and Snooki and now James Gandolfini is leaving a permanent mark on New Jersey. This weekend, the "Sopranos" star had a street named after him in his hometown of Park Ridge,Show More Summary
State representatives, county commissioners and a cadre of local elected officials gathered at the PSTA transfer facility in Pinellas Park Dec. 2 to celebrate a milestone in Pinellas County's transportation history: The ceremonial groundbreaking for a new...
Donald Shoup, a professor of urban planning at UCLA and author of The High Cost of Free Parking, has often argued that the cost of parking is regulated by the state and not the market, and as a consequence is artificially cheap. OneShow More Summary
Landon Donovan could be returning to Goodison Park for the third time in four years this winter after sources suggested that Roberto Martinez has an interest in loaning the United States star. Paul Joyce of the Express writes that the...Show More Summary
By Mustang BobbyIf you’re going anywhere today or tomorrow in the Eastern half of the United States, it’s going to be a slog. The massive Winter Storm Boreas, blamed for at least 14 deaths in the Plains and West, is parked over the East Coast and South Wednesday, halting Thanksgiving traffic with snow, ice, heavy rains, and even a tornado. Show More Summary
Parque de la Memoria, or Memory Park, is a monument in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its official name is Monument to the Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism. Located along the Rio de la Plata in the Belgrano neighborhood, Memory Park commemorates...Show More Summary
Useful insight from Ed Moloney who discloses one of no doubt many secrets of the clandestine peace process. This one concerns the late Father Alec Reid, on the day the two corporals were murdered at Casement Park, and an interesting take on the collusion of the state in the ‘interests of the peace process’: Knowing […]
Benjamin Soskis explores an escalating debate: [New York state senator Daniel Squadron's bill proposed this summer] targeted the city’s best-endowed park conservancies, the private nonprofit organizations formed to manage and raise funds for public parks. Show More Summary
First generation Volkswagen Rabbits used to be near-ubiquitous in high school parking lots and college campuses from coast-to-coast. These days, spotting an original Rabbit is a rare occurrence indeed, particularly in states where winter (and with it, road salt) is a fact of life. Given the 35-year age of this 1978 Volkswagen Rabbit for sale […]
I have visited every state and every Major League Baseball park, I've picked up a few travel tips along the way. Consider these as you make your plans for the holiday season. >> Try a different airport. O'Hare and Midway? Been there, done that. Show More Summary
The bill, sponsored by Representative Don Young (R-AK), would allow states to petition to take over management of any federal lands within their jurisdictions, including national parks. The post House Republicans’ New Idea: States Should Manage The Grand Canyon And Other National Parks appeared first on ThinkProgress.
(CASTILE, N.Y.) — State police say a trooper has died after falling into the gorge at Letchworth State Park in western New York during high-angle rescue training. Police say 44-year-old Trooper Ross Riley fell about 30 feet from a ledge into Wolf Creek around 1 p.m. Show More Summary
For the second time since the legislature passed tougher DUI laws earlier this year a state legislature has been arrested for an alcohol-related driving offense. The first time it was state Senator Joe Miller, a Republican from Park River. This time it’s state Rep. Scot Kelsh, a Democrat from the Fargo area. When Miller was...
In just three years, Smorgasburg has far outgrown its modest origins in the East River State Park. After planting roots in Dumbo, co-founders Eric Demby and Jonathan Butler secured a partnership with Whole Foods, launched Smorasburg in the South Street Seaport, expanded to Washington D.C. Show More Summary