• Charleston to Vote on Hammock Ban in Parks

    by Diane Knich, Post & Courier June 2015

    Just when hammock users were starting to rest easy, officials say they are going to renew their push for a ban in city parks.

  • City Plans $1M in Improvements at Four Parks

    by Sharahn D. Boykin June 2015

    Lexington Avenue Park is in their backyard, but some neighborhood children would rather walk over a mile to Shawnee Park to use the play equipment, fishing pond and walking trails, said Yvette Anderson, a Xenia resident.

  • City's Decision to Allow Alcohol Sales in Parks Draws Ire

    by Steven Matthews June 2015

    Local religious leaders and some residents are upset by the city of Fairborn's decision to allow alcohol sales at community events in city parks.

  • The AB Extra: June 12

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    This week's AB Extra features a smelly situation at Dodger Stadium, an NFL football star with plans to become a chicken farmer following his retirement, and the emergence of virtual reality technology in both football and general exercise. 

  • School Plans Ahead as Rain Delays Facility Construction

    by Nadia Tamez-Robledo, Corpus Christi Caller-Times June 2015

    Corpus Christi ISD officials have a backup plan for athletes at the new high school and middle school where recent heavy rain had delayed completion of sports fields.

  • City to Replace Outdated Skate Park, But at What Cost?

    by Nicholas Deshais,(509) 459-5440 June 2015

    The city of Spokane is seeking a new skate park location and plans to close the outdated Under the Freeway park.

  • The AB Extra: June 5

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    This week's AB Extra features a mishap at the French Open, information on how to get a one-of-a-kind urinal autographed by Barry Sanders, and a unique park that opens in Chicago this weekend. 

  • Phillies Support Youths with Ballpark, Practice Facility

    by Marcus Hayes, The Philadelphia Daily News June 2015

    Somewhere, Stan is smiling. The Phillies yesterday presented the latest stage of their Urban Youth Academy project, a glistening baseball diamond in FDR Park, just across Broad Street from the big-league Bank.

  • Outdoor Ice Skating in June -- in Albuquerque, N.M.

    by Rick Nathanson, JOURNAL STAFF WRITER June 2015

    Mayor Richard J. Berry this week said the city had purchased enough synthetic "ice" to assemble a rink nearly the size of the one that graces New York's Rockefeller Center each winter - a surface that's roughly 120 feet by 60 feet.

  • YMCA Breaks Ground on Accessible Ballpark

    by Kelly Farrell Daily News Correspondent 239-435-3435 June 2015

    The Greater Naples YMCA hit a home run with a new ball field that will bring veterans services closer to their home base.