July 11, 2014 - 2:33pm
Picnics are wonderful things. Summer provides us with (mostly) beautiful weather and fresh, local fruits and vegetables. So, why not eat those fresh, summer foods while en plein air - outdoors in the open air - somewhere nice and quiet or urban and ideal for people watching? Here’s a list of a few great places for picnics that you may not immediately think of (like Cherokee Park or Waterfront Park.)
July 12, 2013 - 12:37pm
Lightning bug/firefly lovers are going to be having fun and contributing data to an ongoing study of the insects' habitats at Beckley Creek Park.
Who doesn’t love fireflies, aka lightning bugs? They’re magical at night, easy to catch (and then kindly set free) and they don’t bite, sting or suck your blood.