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141. Rebecca "Becky" Jaramillo Honored Rebecca "Becky" Jaramillo Honored April 5-11, 2007 The Rebecca H. Jaramillo Garden, located at N. Oak and N.E. 52nd Street, next to the Children's Fountain, was dedicated March 31, 2007.

142. Remember KC's Hottest Summer? Residents Sweltered in Disbelief in 1936 Remember KC's Hottest Summer? Residents Sweltered in Disbelief in 1936 August/14/1986 Article about the 1936 heat wave with record high temperatures at the time and clippings of headlines and cartoons.

143. Reservoir Skate Park? Reservoir Skate Park? November/13/2002 Discussion of making the old city reservoir near St. John and Wabash in Pendleton Heights a state-of-the art skate park.

144. Restoring a Garden Treasure Restoring a Garden Treasure November 12, 2008 The rose garden at Loose Park will undergo its first major renovation in its history. It was establsihed in 1931. The "new and imporved version of the garden--one that hews closely to the plan of tis legendary...

145. Rojas Adds to Duties Rojas Adds to Duties May 14, 2003 Cici Rojas, president of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City, became, what is believed to be, the first Hispanic commissioner on the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners. She...

146. Santa Fe Crossed Here Santa Fe Crossed Here June 25, 2003 The Blue Valley Neighborhood Association has organized with the city's Parks and Recreation Department an event to commemorate the Big Blue River crossing of the Santa Fe Trail. The event will be held...

147. Santa's Helper Santa's Helper December/15/2002 Review of Christmas-themed parks in Kansas City, particularly the Santa's Wonderlands at Gillham Park and Lakewood Greenway, known informally as Penguin Park.

148. Scarritt Spring Rediscovered Scarritt Spring Rediscovered October 22, 2003 Scarritt Spring ruins have been discovered and it is believed the spring was located belong Cliff Drive after Cliff Spring was developed above the road. David Remley, Brad Finch and Parks and Recreation...

149. Sculpture at Bloch Cancer Survivors Park Sculpture at Bloch Cancer Survivors Park June 7, 2010 Color picture of bronze sculpture, "Cancer ... There's Hope," at the Bloch Cancer Survivors Park with cancer survivors David Rule of Mission and Sarah Jury of Kansas City. The photo was taken during the...

150. Slab Happy Slab Happy August 7-13, 2003 Article describes plans underway for a state-of-the-art park for skateboarders in Kansas City. With the guidance of a city-sponsored task force, a skating facility with the approval of City Hall is planned...

151. Squeezed by the State Squeezed by the State June 27, 2013 Article reports on efforts by supporters to save the Gordon Parks Elementary School (3715 Wyoming St). State legislators have decided not to renew the school's charter after determining that it has underperformed...

152. Standin' on the Corner Once Again Standin' on the Corner Once Again September 12, 2005 Goin' to Kansas City Plaza was dedicated on September 11, 2005. The piano-shaped park at 12th and Vine streets "pays tribute to the spirit of 12th Street."

153. Still a Top Secret Still a Top Secret May 31, 2011 The Green Roof park is located in the Kansas City Power and Light District on top of the parking garage that serves Cosentino's at 13th and Main Street. The half-acre lawn surrounded by a paved walkway...

154. Swope Park Swope Park June 11, 1936

155. Take Note Take Note September 15-21, 2005 Article recounts the dedication ceremony on September 11, 2005 of the ''Goin' to Kansas City Plaza at 12th Street and Vine." The park commemorates the corner immortalized in Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller's...

156. Tall Oder for Park Charmers Tall Oder for Park Charmers May 10, 2006 The Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners agreed to showcase six large sculptures by Mackenzie Thorpe at the Mill Creek Park. The oversize art works will be for sale. The Parks Department will receive...

157. The Happy Warrior The Happy Warrior January/23/1983 Article about buildings around Hyde Park.

158. The Kaw as a "Recreation Corridor" The Kaw as a "Recreation Corridor" May/21-27/1998 Discusses the current state of the Kansas River and its use for recreational purposes.

159. The Passing of Forest Park The Passing of Forest Park October 4, 1912 Forest Park was opened May 30, 1903, by Col. John D. Hopkins, manager of Forest Park Highlands in St. Louis. Ten acres of wooded land were leased four blocks east of the east end of the Independence Avenue...

160. The Pins Are In! The Pins Are In! August 25, 2004 Kessler Park now has a disc golf course after its supporters spent the last four years meeting with Parks and Recreation, PIAC representatives, neighborhood associations and other businesses and supporters....