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Leslie Bridgers

After a decade reporting on the news of Portland's suburbs, Leslie is excited to let loose on MaineToday, where the scoops are more ice cream, less scandal -- much like her life. After hours, you can find her reluctantly covering right field for the company softball team, bowling a straight ball at Bayside or wandering down from Munjoy Hill in search of food and drink.

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Posted: August 23, 2016

Portland’s in-town parks

Written by: Leslie Bridgers

From the controversy over Congress Square to plans for a new waterfront park, it seems like Portland’s open spaces have been getting a lot of press. But there shouldn’t have to be breaking news for us to take note of these urban oases. So, we’ve put together a list of Portland’s in-town parks, along with the amenities and people you’ll find there. After all, there’s got to be a reason people are getting so worked up about their parks. If you’re not already among them, it might be time to find out what you’re missing.

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