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    Photos: PARK(ing) Day 2013: See the mini parks made from parking spaces

    Some parking spaces around Portland don't have cars in them today. They have parks. Small parks, sure, but parks nevertheless. It's PARK(ing) Day, and several local businesses are celebrating. The event is "an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks." Some are giving away cookies, some are encouraging passersby to draw, talk, or ride a smoothie-making bicycle. And they're all hoping you'll take a minute to consider the perks of open spaces. Read on

    Posted: September 20, 2013