I propose something which I routinely do myself, and that is a late night 3 mile walk that begins and ends at 230 Gorham Street. The length, time and duration can be revised based on participant consensus but a start time after 9:00 PM ensures recreation of the ideal ambiance. My experience: During the late [Read more…]
Restore the “Welcome to Spaghettiville” Sign (train bridge intersection Gorham & Moore St.) Paint sign on both sides. At the same time, since the bridge is very low and notorious for accidents, mark for “low clearance” but in a more aesthetically fitting way. For example, black & white reflective stripe at bottom of bridge. (or [Read more…]
Support diverse narratives, music, dance, performance and oral history by inviting people in the Acre to share their short performance pieces. Possible venue: Western Avenue, maybe in the Onyx Room or the Loading Dock. I’m including a link to another open mic which is called Café Cultura Xpress Yourself which is located in Denver because [Read more…]
The Acre is a very diverse area with a multicultural history. Supporting an open mic in this area would help by promoting awareness of diversity — whether it is cultural, racial or ethnic diversity, LGBT diversity, disability awareness and issues affecting those with HIV and AIDS (and many other important [Read more…]
If you google Lowell Parks you can find a list of parks at Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust http://www.lowelllandtrust.org/sites/default/files/PDF-files/public-parks.pdf but the list doesn’t say much about the Parks themselves. Why not document the parks with images and comments and make it easier to find a new place for a quiet picnic or place to walk [Read more…]
UMass Lowell students from the Evolution and Ecology Club are collaborating with Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust and community members to create a wildlife guide for Lowell wildlife. We all want to provide waterproof guides available for the community to take out during kayak/canoe trips on the Merrimack River through the UML Kayak Center.