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Praline and Lad LOVE City Bark! Woof Woof!

Lad

It may not feel like it, but spring is right around the corner. I can tell you that all of these gray skies and chilly days are giving my dogs (and me) the blues. I've got the perfect solution! If you've never been to the City Bark dog park in New Orleans City Park, I promise you that it will only take one visit before you and your canine family members are...

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Happy Valentine’s Day! We’ve got a LOVE for ART!

LOVE by Robert Indiana

Happy Valentine's Day!  Got a LOVE for art? Between the art around the Park, the Botanical Garden, NOMA, and the Besthoff Sculpture Garden - City Park's got you covered! 

You can see this beauty by artist Robert Indiana in the Sculpture Garden. The Peristyle is over 100 years old and was specifically built for parties! Close your eyes, hear the music, and think of the fais do...

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A little Tree History for you today…

Hello City Park friends! I’m Linzey and I’ll be your guest blogger for the day.  I’ve worked at City Park for almost 6 years as the Grants Manager and if there’s one thing I’ve learned a lot about, it’s trees.  There are more than 20,000 trees at City Park and they range from the tiniest saplings planted last week to the immense...

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A lil’ history for the day…Built in 1902, this is the Pichot Stone Bridge…

Pichot Stone Bridge

Built in 1902, this is the Pichot Stone Bridge. This rough-hewn cobblestone bridge was dedicated in the memory of Henrietta M. Leonie Pichot for her gift of $192.00 in 1901 to City Park. Looking for it in modern day City Park? Coming down Dreyfous, it's on your right before you cross Anseman Avenue. It leads to a tiny peninsula of land overlooking Bayou Metairie. There is water underneath this bridge only sometimes (depending on how high...

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The Winter weather made some lasting impressions at the Park, well, lasting till they melted…

City Park had 2 Sneaux Days with no snow but lots of ice! Photo by: City Parker Fissweed Photo by: City Parker Todd Photo by: City Parker Todd And then came the sun!

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