#WorldParksWeek

#WorldParksWeek takes place April 29 – May 7. New Zealand-based World Urban Parks requests photos of city parks around the globe. Some of our favorites: Cape Town Oaxaca Las Vegas London Mexico City Quito Key links World Urban Parks champions urban park outcomes for city liveability, place-making, conservation and access, and provides strong membership services by connecting, leveraging and …

Oaxaca’s 485th Anniversary

Oaxaca City celebrates its 485th anniversary, hosting the Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales. Celebrations include calendas on Monday afternoon. History Oaxaca’s name comes from a mangled version of the Aztec settlement Huaxyacac (“place of gourds”). Occupying the area as early as 1521, the Spanish established their new settlement in 1529. Oaxaca was first called Antequera after …

Mexico City Hosts World’s Largest Bicycle Party #fmb6

Mexico City hosts the sixth World Bike Forum, April 19-23. Hashtag: #fmb6; Twitter: @WorldBikeForum; Website: fmb6.net In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious … travel. In 2017 we celebrate the Sustainable Tourism for Development universe by asking readers, what are the good cycling experiences? …

Henderson Crazy Spokes 2017

April 8 Henderson, Nevada hosted Crazy Spokes (Rayos Locos), which featured a 15-mile bike ride and 5.5-mile family fun ride. Hashtag: #BikeHenderson The event is part of a continuing celebration of Henderson as a Bicycle-Friendly Community with a fun bicycling event for all cycling abilities. Inclusive and immersive, it’s a local travel event we fully support. That …

Istanbul

Photo: Mariano Mantel, Galata Kulesi Istanbul, historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural, and historic center. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets Istanbul New Airport – changing the world of aviation https://t.co/DQWvKCCj7R — Turkish Airlines (@TurkishAirlines) October 27, 2018 Planeta.com Turkey Turkey Links Cities

2017 Heart of the City Conference

Calgary, Canada – Monday, March 6 join the livestream of Park People’s Heart of the City Conference, Canada’s first-ever gathering of national city park champions. Learn from leaders shaping the future of city parks across North America. Access the stream online https://live.hosted.events/Heartofthecity Heart of the City is hosted by Park People (@Park_People ) an independent charity that builds …

Sparking Change

New Publication: Sparking Change Sparking Change tells the story of communities that have taken action to become more engaged in their local parks through spearheading improvements, engaging diverse community members, and organizing events and activities that draw people into the park—a process referred to as “park engagement.” The report explores the social impacts of communities …

2017 #StateofVegas

Hashtags Las Vegas – State of Las Vegas presentation made by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Hashtag:#StateofVegas. The video was streamed live Thursday, January 12, 5pm PST: https://livestream.com/accounts/11449855/events/6840049, YouTube: https://youtu.be/xNQoL47tmWQ and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CityOfLasVegas Twitter shoutout: @cityoflasvegas, @mayoroflasvegas Technical Questions Is anyone periscoping corridor moments or any of the happenings before or after the address? Is there a transcript of the …