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Detroit Parks Closing

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Park Slated For Closure Received Improvements Totaling $16,500 Last Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.01.2013 | Detroit

Last year, a large group of volunteers used a $16,500 grant, as well as several thousand hours of planning and work, to transform a park in Southwest ...

MAP: 50 Parks Will Be Abandoned By City

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods and Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.02.2013 | Detroit

Tall grass stretching up to your knees. Garbage. Rusted play structures. That lonesome image will become the reality in 50 parks located in neighb...

Bing Moves To Close 50 Parks After Belle Isle Deal Collapse

Posted 02.01.2013 | Detroit

Mayor Dave Bing announced on Friday that the city of Detroit will close 50 parks across the city -- just days after Detroit City Council vetoed a plan...