New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced the allocation of $130 million in taxpayer funds to repair 35 parks and playgrounds in low-incom...
The biggest silver lining to the downfall of summer is the knowledge that fall TV is finally on the horizon, bringing some trusty old friends back into our lives once again. But the summer has been long and hot and has left us a little foggy on what went down during spring finales oh-so-long ago.
Plaza, best known for her role as April Ludgate-Dwyer on NBC's Parks and Recreation, has amassed an adoring legion of fans with her elevation of sardonic deadpan to high art.
So, why did Aubrey Plaza choose to do Life After Beth? And how did she find the tone of her crazy zombie character?
Detroit is probably the only city with a beach, lounge chairs, a full-on beach bar, grassy amphitheater, painted pianos, basketball courts, a sand volleyball court, a ping pong table, a foosball table and food trucks all in the central downtown park.
Lowe admits that early on in his career, he wasn't planning ahead. Luckily for him, unlike many of his Brat Pack contemporaries, he has managed to retain both his looks and his fame, and overcome the personal troubles which so often put him square and center in the media spotlight.
"Three or four hours a day of just consistent, ass-kicking hard work." That's how Chris Pratt, the July/August cover guy of Men's Fitness and star of the upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy, ditched 60 pounds in six months.
The San Gabriel Mountains are a defining feature for the entire Los Angeles region. What many people don't know, however, is just how much strain this region is under to keep up with demand for outdoor space and recreational opportunities.
Though at times it seems that our nation's leaders have been more interested in leasing out our public lands to oil and gas companies, I believe this new National Monument represents a sea change within the administration. The time has come.
The nonprofits that have raised funds and help run our parks are public spirited organizations that have created free public goods for all. They should be nurtured and encouraged, not made to feel that they are effete and selfish elitists.
I spoke with Parks & Rec's Jim O'Heir, who plays Terry, or Jerry -- no, Terry -- I can't keep up. Anyway, we chatted about the season finale, spoilers coming up next season, and what Chris Pratt looks like naked (I asked for pics, still waiting for them).
After my stand-up comedy set, everything I had ever watched on shows like Parks and Recreation and 30 Rock made sense and now, I'm striving to improve.
Race relations involves learning respect for other people -- regardless of who they are, what color they are, their economic background, or what country they are from. And this is something we all need to practice, Caucasians and people of color.
What we need more than validation of our romantic relationships is reinforcement of our platonic ones.
The current, rather frothy debate about proposed development at Crissy Field in the Presidio at San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which arguably ranks in significance with New York's Central Park and Washington, DC's National Mall, deserves more national attention.