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Poppie's Personal Trainer

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

At the advanced age of 61 (my age is advancing while the rest of me is regressing), I am happy to say that I don't need to join a health club. That's...

'Star Wars Land' To Close Beloved Rides During Construction

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel

Some of your favorite rides at Disneyland are headed over to the dark side -- for the time being, that is.  The Anaheim-based Disneyland resort a...

Finding a Role (And a Sense of Belonging) in the Park

Quiet Revolution | Emily White | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

This specific passage from Count Me In takes place right after I decided that belonging to my local pool was the wrong fit: the people were lovely, b...

Cheapest Lake Escapes in the U.S.

CheapTickets | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel

History lovers aside, Lake Havasu is also the place for those who are looking to party in paradise, minus the whole cost of paradise. Think brews, boats, bros, and babes on a budget.

Surviving the Summer

Beth Whitley | Posted 07.24.2015 | Parents
Beth Whitley

Today is day 3, and we're doing alright. Yesterday we had 14 children round to play all morning, and another 3 in the afternoon - filling our home with those truly amusing humans Hannah loves and creating a chaotic normality indeed!

5 Tips to Plan a Better Vacation

Dustin Jacobs | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Dustin Jacobs

With summer quickly approaching, the thought of a summer vacation may have crossed your mind. You may be thinking about location, activities to do and your budget.

Basketball, Nostalgia and A Pseudo Self Portrait

Michael Starghill, Jr. | Posted 10.28.2014 | Sports
Michael Starghill, Jr.

Anyone that knows me well would be able to tell you that I'm a huge sports fan, but that I love basketball. Like, LOVE basketball. Playing, watching, ...

New Look, Same Great Mission

Neil Mulholland | Posted 05.26.2014 | Impact
Neil Mulholland

This week, we began a new chapter in our story at the National Park Foundation. We have unveiled a new look -- one that underscores our role as the...

Virgin Falls State Natural Area (Finally) Officially Protected

Roadtrippers | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel

This past Wednesday, 1,157 acres located within Scott's Gulf near Sparta, Tenn., has been officially dedicated as the Virgin Falls State Natural Are...

A Modest Proposal to Restore Constitutional Government

Carl Pope | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Carl Pope

While the Tea Party may display the Constitution at their rallies, their movement and their current strategy in Congress are at their heart fundamentally anti-Constitutionalist and anti-Madisonian.

High Line-Inspired Park Could Be Coming To Queens

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts

(Read original story here) By Barbara Porada WXY Architecture + Urban Design and Dlandstudio Architecture & Landscape have been commission...

The Future of Detroit's Largest Park

Frank Nemecek | Posted 07.21.2013 | Detroit
Frank Nemecek

The Friends of Rouge Park, along with students and faculty from Lawrence Tech, unveiled the early drafts of their master plan for Rouge Park recently. Rouge Park is, in my opinion, incredibly important simply because it is largest park in Detroit.

Woodpeckers Leave Their Mark on NYC -- and Feed City Wildlife

Kelly Rypkema | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
Kelly Rypkema


Plant That Inspired Velcro Now Appearing in NYC Parks

Kelly Rypkema | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Kelly Rypkema

A plant quietly grows in our city that incited a revolution in how we fasten things together. In this video, I show you what it looks like and share this story of nature-inspired design involving Swiss engineer George de Mestral, some seeds, and an idea that just wouldn't let go.

'Teen Mom 2': A Family Is Split for Good

Sydney Levin | Posted 01.26.2013 | TV
Sydney Levin

Jenelle explains that she still chooses jail over probation, so her lawyer pulls out his phone to consult his calendar. "It'll be a total of 16 days in jail," he clarifies, since he's not sure if Jenelle can count to double digits.

'Teen Mom 2': Someone's Going to Jail

Sydney Levin | Posted 11.20.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

Jenner is facing 45 days in jail. The probation officer would like to give her a second chance, but she's not ready for it, since that would mean nine more months without weed. Just to be clear: She's picking jail over giving up marijuana.

Ordinary People Helping Our Oceans in Extraordinary Ways

Francesca Koe | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green
Francesca Koe

With the help of people just like you and me, collectively we will know a whole lot more about the numbers and types of sea life in our waters, how best to respond to a major disturbance, and how much success we're having in protecting vulnerable habitats.

New York's Giant, Beautiful New Park, Built Atop a Landfill, Makes New York City Millions

Alex Pasternack | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Alex Pasternack

Public parks don't tend to be cash cows, but the park that sits on top of the old Fresh Kills Landfill on Staten Island is different. It will be three times the size of Central Park and will sit atop 50 years of trash produced by five boroughs.

PHOTOS: 8 Surprising 'Inside-Out' Attractions

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Ray Bradbury once wrote about an indoor dreamworld, the sun dome -- a giant spa and cafeteria centered around one giant, burning star. These attractions are similar -- and actually exist.

Caught in the Act: Malibu's Dirty Little Secret Cleaned Up (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

The glamorous city of 13,000 is now leading the way in stopping toxic stormwater and chemical-laden urban runoff from destroying its glamorous coastline.

Last Tree Down: Embracing A New Treeless World

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Landscape by Stuart Hall © Stuart Hall - A future earth without trees? © J F Rauzier - Cranach's Dream - The New Garden o...

Mac Miller's Innovative Release Format May Be the Way Forward for the Music Industry

Ryan Bassil | Posted 11.28.2011 | Home
Ryan Bassil

The time, effort and money which has gone into creating music, is often forgotten. Trying to exist in an environment where the common ground is to give stuff away for free is hard.

The Most Popular And Expensive Boardwalk Rides At Seaside And Point

Toms River, NJ Patch | Lauren Nostro Email the Author | Posted 09.25.2011 | Travel


For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People

Neil Mulholland | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Neil Mulholland

This week we celebrate National Park Week. The crash site of United Flight 93 sits in waiting, destined to become one of our newest national parks -- the Flight 93 National Memorial.

New York City's Indoor Pop-up Park Is A Winter Escape

Leslie Koch | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York
Leslie Koch

Tired of the snow and slush covering New York City streets? You don't have to wait until spring to enjoy a day in the park.