Belle Isle bicycle skill course a go

Above is heading for Belle Isle (right under Lee Bridge) this spring. Looks like it will soon be time for me to dust off the mt. bike sitting in my basement. From the Belle Isle Skills Area website; Located on Belle Island, this skills facility will b…

Harvey Family Memorial Bridge Installation Started

The engineer told the crane operator “One more inch.”  The steel bridge section slipped gently to the east one inch and dropped into place.  At 11:14, August 3rd, 2010, the first section of the Forest Hill Park Bridge touched ground, marking the beginning of the end of the project six years in the making. When […]

Sunday in the Park Reminder & Volunteers Needed

Sunday in the Park With Friends is this Sunday, July 18th from 12-4pm. This is a free event featuring fun activites for children (of all ages!) including a moon bounce, foot races, and numerous exhibits. There will be bottled water, watermelon, and ice cream. Representatives from the leading environmental organizations in the area, the police department, […]

Tricycle Garden’s Urban Garden on NBC12

You might have to click on the the header to see the actual video. No idea why it is not showing up for some.

Suspicious Vehicle Reported

Forwarded to me by Shannon, the Forest Hill Neighborhood Watch Coordinator. The incidents below took place in Woodland Heights; Last Thursday (6/24) morning my husband saw a blue Geo Tracker with a trailer behind it driving through the alley behind our house at about 6:20 am (Riverside between 29th and 30th). He called the police, […]

Injured Dog Found Near Reedy Creek Canoe Entrance

From Dana on Woodland Heights Yahoo Group; Injured male pitbull, red, maybe less than a year old, non-neutered, lying in path, possibly hit by car. Alive, dazed, possibly broken back leg. Neighbor is giving limited veterinary attention to him. Will post more when more is known. No collar. Reedy Creek canoe entrance. Clara Winstead is […]

Summer Solstice Island Power Jam

Style Weekly on Croaker’s Spot & Farmers Market

Style Weekly has a review of Croaker’s Spot in Manchester;
My appetizer features plump and briny oysters fried crisp and served with not only cocktail sauce but also a tangy horseradish version. Susannah orders a Croaker’s specialty — french fries smothered in the restaurant’s signature onions and peppers, tangy tomato sauce and melted cheese — not […]

Forest Hill Regatta is this Weekend

Chipper the Dog Found but His Buddy is Still Loose

Just recieved this email from Courtney;
I just twittered to you that I found a dog named “Chipper” on Springhill Avenue. He was with another dog, but I couldn’t get the second one. Chipper is in my backyard. Can’t get his owners on the phone. Any chance you can post about the missing black dog? Medium […]