Plans for the first recreational site for the recently announced the Cahaba Blueway – in addition to a funding source – were unveiled on Wednesday morning. It could also serve as a great example of regional cooperation before it’s all said and done.
Entries Tagged as 'Parks'
Plans for a proposed skatepark to be located in Birmingham’s George Ward Park cleared its first hurdle on July 1 after the Glen Iris Neighborhood Association voted 52-9 to support it.
June 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Parks
Those wondering where Birmingham’s next dog park will be located don’t have to do so much longer. The new 6-acre space will be one of the largest of its kind in the area – and it’s possible thanks to a very generous contribution.
May 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · Parks
Hope for a skatepark in Birmingham, AL springs eternal as representatives from interested parties make a presentation before the Glen Iris neighborhood association on May 6.Next steps? They include answering questions raised during said meeting.
April 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Parks
Saturday, April 27, will bring together volunteers to help clean up George Ward Park. It’s a great way to do your part as National Volunteer Week ends for 2013 – provided the rain holds off for just a little while…
April 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Parks, transportation
You’re not going to let the closing of 1st Avenue South between 14th and 18th Streets for repaving keep you from enjoying two incredible events this weekend at Railroad Park, are you? We didn’t think so – especially since there are quite a few parking alternatives available.
Folks heading northbound on I-65 in recent months have seen a new, larger recreation center rise in Birmingham’s Fountain Heights neighborhood. At least you now know that’s what you’re looking at (and you can see the 861 pages of construction documents too).
February 21st, 2012 · Comments Off · Parks, transportation
The public announcement of what’s arguably one of the biggest potential game-changers insofar as quality of life is concerned in metro Birmingham is scheduled for Tuesday evening. The greenway master plan will be unveiled, as well as the name for the network – and the name of the person who came up with it.