Houston's long-forgotten subterranean reservoir opens to the public
May 26, 2016, 4:59 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hidden beneath Buffalo Bayou Park, the cavernous space is the perfect spot to beat the summertime heat.
Urban parks are less senior-friendly than you might think
May 23, 2016, 3:18 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Study finds that neighborhood parks in 25 cities are great for young boys, but not so much for their grandparents.
Brooklyn's Prospect Park enlists goats for weed-removal duties
May 19, 2016, 1 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The poison-ivy scarfing ruminants are on loan from an upstate farm.
Philadelphia's parks are getting the Google Street View treatment
May 17, 2016, 7:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It will take two men six months to digitally document the largest urban park system in America.
Off limits since 1934, a secret nature sanctuary reopens in Central Park
May 11, 2016, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hallett Nature Sanctuary is a hidden urban oasis within a not-so-hidden urban oasis.
In Virginia, a Stonehenge built from foam seeks a new home
May 3, 2016, 7:13 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The uncannily realistic replica is being displaced by a new state park.
Winner of skyscraper design competition digs down instead of building up
March 25, 2016, 5:19 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Try envisioning a bizarro-world Central Park buried 100 feet deep.
The Mile is an urban park thrust 5,280 feet into the atmosphere
March 1, 2016, 9 a.m. by Matt Hickman
'Imagine you take New York’s Central Park, turn it vertical, roll it and twirl it.'