Tag Archives: walk in the park

report says closing roads increases park use

jfk drive on a sunday (photo: http://www.foundsf.org/index.php?title=JFK_Drive) It’s difficult to measure the public health benefits of urban parks, although intuitively we believe they must be good for our health and well-being.  But some interesting statistics about Golden Gate Park are … Continue reading

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golf in the park

A few weeks ago Golden Gate Park was the setting for my initiation into the sport of golf.  Two friends (experienced but lapsed golfers) had offered to show me how to play.  Arriving at the Club House, we were met … Continue reading

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