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People + Art + Wildlife

Jim McNutt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jim McNutt

"I See What You Mean" is the name of the forty-foot sculpture of a blue bear by Lawrence Argent that stands outside, staring into the windows of the C...

In Search Of LA... Runyon Canyon Park, Sunday Afternoon (Photos)

Jim Stevenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jim Stevenson

Jim Stevenson took photos on a Sunday afternoon in LA's Runyon Canyon Park.

Open House New York Map

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This weekend marks the 7th Annual Open House New York, when the city opens its doors to the public, giving free tours of some of its most famed archit...

To Pay or Not to Pay

Chantal Unfug | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Chantal Unfug

Is Denver an aberration for trying to host admission based events in parks or an aberration for not?

Village Green: The World's Best City Park

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

The Jardin du Luxembourg embodies a variety of vistas and experiences, from the majestic old Luxembourg Palace (now the seat of the French Senate), to the pond in the center where kids play with toy boats.

Decades Later, Public Land Fund Still a Great Idea

Will Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Rogers

As a former developer myself, I'm not against growth, but there are special places we all love that should be kept open and wild and not be developed.

Parks for Preventive Health Care?

Will Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Rogers

The health benefits of parks are well established, especially when parks are easily accessible and well-maintained.

Riverbank Park: A New York Oasis

Allison Rockefeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Allison Rockefeller

Riverbank Park's view is so staggering, you're apt to drop your tuna fish sandwich in your cold Frappuccino.

High Lines, Upward Trends

Sheryl McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sheryl McCarthy

What greets you is not a profusion of green, but a quirky, gritty little park that captures the feel of the city, while also providing a haven from it.

Story of Reusing The City: Welcome to High Line

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Laermer

Here, a town with many (other) problems turned an eyesore into what New Yorkers value most -- a public space that cost us nothing out of pocket.

New High Line Park Hits A High Note

New York Times | NICOLAI OUROUSSOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

What's really unexpected about the park is the degree to which it alters your perspective on the city. Guiding you through a secret landscape of derel...

New York's Highline Park Vision: Reclaiming Abandoned Urban Landscape (VIDEO)

Sundance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The High Line park project in New York City is a really cool one -- they're taking an old, unused elevated train track and turning it into a public sp...

Benefits of Unemployment

Chris Campbell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris Campbell

I didn't greet this free time with a desire to sit around lazily and waste away the days, but rather to explore the things that I've always wanted to go after, namely writing and photography.

Trailer: New Amy Poehler Show, "Parks & Recreation"

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The much anticipated Amy Poehler vehicle, Parks & Recreation, is coming soon to Thursday nights on NBC. The show, once billed as an Office spin-off, w...

Bush Admin Overturns Ban On Firearms In National Parks

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — People will soon be able to carry concealed, loaded guns in most national parks and wildlife refuges. The Bush administration said...

Switzerland- voted #1 Green Country in the World

Stefanie Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stefanie Michaels

Hello fellow "Greenies"- I'm Stefanie Michaels. I am also known as Adventure Girl from Adventure Girl.com. I am excited to be a part of Huffington Pos...