Planting a Stake in a Detroit Neighborhood Comeback

A Renovated Pingree Park Gives East Detroit Community A Springboard for Change Planting trees, improving grass play areas and painting backstops in November doesn’t seem to fit with the season when leaves and temperatures are falling, but the transformation of Detroit’s Pingree Park is starting to bloom right before the eyes of neighborhood residents. Project […]

Local Businesses, City of Detroit and Residents Collaborate to Renovate Pingree Park and Serve as a Catalyst for Change

Pingree Park is Getting a Makeover Renovation work begins this week at Pingree Park, an 18-acre park in an East Side Detroit neighborhood spanning from East Warren Avenue to East Canfield Street. Better walkways, updated landscaping for beauty and safety, renovated sports fields with improved grass surfaces, welcoming gathering spaces, much-needed pruning for the old […]

“Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” Hits A Home Run With Oregon Project

Call it an extreme makeover but call it a vast improvement. The athletic and recreation fields at Walker Elementary School in Ashland, Oregon had struck out long ago when it came to providing a safe, attractive location to hold a ballgame. The fields were unused and not safe for children to use. That isn’t the […]