HDRC on Wednesday gave conceptual approval to the land bridge that would connect the east and west sides of Phil Hardberger Park.
The grand unveiling for the $13 million Southside park at 310 W. Mitchell St. is set for Jan. 17, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Brewing Up Texas, a new exhibit at the Institute of Texan Cultures, traces Texas brewing history from the 1800s to today.
Confluence Park aims to celebrate the region’s ecology, promote the preservation of waterways, and highlight sustainable building and land-use practices.
The measure could provide up to $500 million annually through 2047 by allocating existing, currently unassigned revenues into a restoration fund.
The Sunken Garden Theater in Brackenridge Park owes its existence to the walls created from excavation and almost became the city’s first Tobin Center.
Former Mayor Phil Hardberger is confident that the Conservancy can raise $2 million before the end of December and break ground on the land bridge in January.
Overall, the plan promises to eventually enhance 37.78 acres of the Garden by making it more interactive, educational, and tactile.
The benefits children experience when they spend time in nature are both well documented and unequally distributed.
Volunteers throughout the weekend roamed the park grounds handing out trash and recycling bags to campers, an effort that kept the space surprisingly clean.