September 08, 2021
I lately returned to Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park to see the Treehouse and different new options after darkish. It seems, nighttime Pease Park could also be even higher than daytime Pease Park! (Click on for my first go to to Pease). I imply, take a look at the Treehouse, glowing like a kind of natural area pod.
Different guests had been taking footage too, attempting to seize the firefly glow of hanging lights above the web. The web was closed off that night, however you possibly can nonetheless discover the higher ramp or hang around under.
Beneath the web, a couple of individuals had been sitting on the rocks and having fun with the ambiance. Shadows crosshatched from the web above patterned us and the rocks.
The splash pad was glowing magenta due to artistic lighting. I seen that the rocks within the naturalistic “seashore” within the heart have been cemented to the bottom, most of them anyway. When it first opened, the rocks had been piled loosely, and, effectively, I can guess how that labored out. I like that a couple of small piles are nonetheless obtainable to mess around with although. Right here’s a spot the place it’s OK to stack rocks into cairns. (Learn how rock stacks in wild locations are detrimental to wildlife.)
The park’s New Deal-era picnic tables have a festive biergarten look now, with rows of newly planted timber supporting string lights.
It’s a phenomenal spot for an out of doors social gathering. Convey on Oktoberfest! As quickly as covid-safety permits, in fact.
To see extra of Pease Park’s newly redesigned Kingsbury Commons, within the daytime, click on right here for my July go to.
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