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City Park: recently awarded the “Great Places in Louisiana” award by AARP

City Park continues its award winning ways and was recently awarded the “Great Places in Louisiana” award by AARP. What a cool award!

Check out these photos of the presentation to AARP to show off the Park.

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Those are some good lookin’ Mister Bingle wreaths!

Each year Garden Clubs from around the metro area decorate wreaths to be placed around Celebration in the Oaks. Every year there's a new theme but it always includes Mister Bingle. 

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Who decorates all the Christmas trees at CITO?

Who decorates all the Christmas trees each year at Celebration in the Oaks?

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Amanda the Swan has found a new home

Injured City Park swan has recovered

Amanda Erika finds a new home

Injured City Park swan has recovered

In February 2013 City Park black swan, named Amanda Erika, was badly injured while protecting her nest of 6 eggs. Her eggs were crushed by a depraved individual.

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Mister Bingle arrives!

Every New Orleanian knows who Mister Bingle is, but do you know he spends at least 2 months of the year at New Orleans City Park's premier holiday event Celebration in the Oaks? He sure does! Since joining the Celebration in the Oaks family in 2005 Mister Bingle's been a huge part of the tradition and 2013 is no different. Mister Bingle arrived in style to the CITO warehouse.

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