FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2016 Portland Trails invites the community to throwback to simpler times and celebrate 25 years of trails at GORP Portland, ME – The third annual GORP: A Party to Support Portland Trails is just around the corner on April 28 at Arabica Coffee’s Commercial Street roastery. Portland Trails is…Details
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A big thank you to Leif Erickson for talking trails, active transportation, conservation and placemaking, and helping to inform the public about our mission.
Portland Trails receives $75K grant to support projects in Bayside neighborhoods and launches a new mission. Boston-based Jane’s Trust awarded Portland Trails $75K last week to fuel community driven placemaking projects in the Bayside and East Bayside neighborhoods. Engaging in collaborative community projects for revitalizing public spaces is part of Portland Trails new mission, which…Details
RUN WITH YOUR DOG AT THE BAYSIDE 5K-9 ROAD RACE IN PORTLAND ON SUNDAY Written by: Ray Routhier You see them all the time, dogs and their people, out for a run. They seem to run for the pure joy of it, which is, after all, what dogs do. But what if a dog’s person…Details
by Laura Newman, School Ground Greening Coordinator & Founder The School Ground Greening Coalition hears this question a lot: What is placemaking? To answer it, let us first ask you: What connects you to your favorite places around Portland? Do you love hunting for veggies at the farmer’s market in Deering Oaks? Picnicking on the…Details
From the Westbrook American Journal. A patch of trail seen as an important link in Westbrook’s Stroudwater Trail system has connected Stroudwater Street to the downtown. Trail advocates believe the new section will be heavily used, as it provides a shortcut from the high school to the city’s skate park and downtown Westbrook. Read full…Details
Over 90 people came out to celebrate the trails, enjoy the outdoors, and toast some s’mores with Portland Trails at this years GORP: A Throw Back to Simpler Times.
Council approves new pop-up park on Federal Street The Portland City Council on Monday night unanimously approved converting a small section of Federal Street into a pop-up park this summer. “This is a fantastic investment in the creative economy,” said Kate Simmons, a local consultant.” The Press Hotel is partnering with the Portland Downtown District…Details