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Mabel Davis Park issue is front-page news

Today’s Austin American-Statesman has an article on page A1 about neighborhood reaction to a 1.6-acre fenced off-leash area (OLA) that has been proposed for Mabel Davis Park. Sarah Coppola’s article, Planned off-leash park runs afoul of neighbors, cites the need for dog parks in a … Continue reading

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City Council will hear requests for changes at Mabel Davis Park

On Thursday, April 5, Austin City Council passed a resolution that will require their approval for changes to the way Mabel Davis Park is used. The decision stems from community response to a proposed off-leash area (OLA) at the park. Last … Continue reading

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City plans to restore Norwood House, shrink dog park

The City of Austin is planning to restore the historic Norwood House at the corner of Riverside Drive and Interstate 35, according to a Feb. 15 story in the Austin American-Statesman. The property is seen as a gateway to the city … Continue reading

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Proposed dog park at Mabel Davis Park

The Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) held a meeting Nov. 7 about an off-leash area that has been proposed for Mabel Davis District Park. This was a follow-up to a meeting held June 27 at Linder Elementary. There were no spoken … Continue reading

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Meeting on Mabel Davis dog park, Norwood Park update

Mabel Davis Park is among several Austin parks being considered as the site of a future dog park, a fenced area where dogs would be allowed to play off-leash. As part of the planning process, the Austin Parks & Recreation … Continue reading

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