Our City Online

parks

Leash law limbo leaves dog lovers, haters stuck

lazyfish lazyfish

The Dispatch wrote Leash law limbo leaves dog lovers, haters stuck Saturday, August 23, 2008 BY ELIZABETH GIBSON The Columbus Recreation and Parks Commission approved a rule two years ago that dogs would have to be on leashes in city parks once Columbus had four fenced parks where dogs could run free. But now, parks […]

69 Comments

Ash borer moves into Highbanks; many trees at risk

lazyfish lazyfish

Dispatch wrote Ash borer moves into Highbanks; As many as 25,000 trees could be at risk Thursday, June 5, 2008 By Spencer Hunt The emerald ash borer has been found in Highbanks Metro Park, a discovery that puts thousands of ash trees at the mercy of the voracious pest. Franklin County Metro Parks officials said […]

9 Comments

Next for conservatory: garden ‘campus’

Walker Evans Walker Evans Next for conservatory: garden ‘campus’

The Dispatch wrote Next for conservatory: garden ‘campus’ Wednesday, June 4, 2008 BY TIM FERAN The Franklin Park Conservatory will break ground today on a community-garden “campus” — the second major project in the first phase of the venue’s $75 million expansion plan. Developed with the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, the 4-acre attraction will […]

14 Comments

Scioto Audubon Metro Park = Under Construction

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Cap City Savvy wrote Scioto Audubon Metro Park = Under Construction I rode my bike past the site this weekend to lay my own eyes on it… I also swung by the Metro Parks booth at RiverFest and asked a few more questions about the rest of the development. Here are my mental notes: – […]

7 Comments

Audubon Center breaks ground on Earth Day

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This Week News wrote Audubon Center breaks ground Thursday, April 24, 2008 DAVID J. CROSS Officials from the Grange Insurance Audubon Center celebrated the groundbreaking for a new facility Tuesday with an Earth Day tree planting. The 18,000-square foot center, located at Scioto Audubon Metro Park on the Whittier Peninsula, is expected to be completed […]

9 Comments

1 21 22 23

metro categories

URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!