Stories tagged: riverfront park
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019, 7:24 p.m.
Two piano installations in Riverfront Park started as an idea from the Piano Technicians Guild to weatherproof and paint a piano for the park. The first was placed in the …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
On Friday night, Condon was wearing his tux inside a U.S. Pavilion that was filled with others who were similarly overdressed for a night at Riverfront Park. It was for …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 10:08 p.m.
As red lights filled the U.S. Pavilion on Friday night, the crowd screamed in delight, children stood in awe and a few couples danced their way through the Spokane landmark’s …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
Built and operated for $11.5 million for the World’s Fair in Spokane, the structure started life as a temporary exhibition place that is now an iconic piece of the city’s …
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane Parks and Recreation feels like it has scored big with the newly renovated U.S. Pavilion, which declutters the iconic Riverfront Park centerpiece and emphasizes the structure’s open netting that …
Mon., Sept. 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
A slow-moving, boxy, autonomous bus may soon ply the Howard Street Promenade in Spokane’s Riverfront Park, if city officials get their way.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 11:36 a.m.
The 2019 powwow runs through Saturday in Riverfront park and continues with a Native American art show on Sunday.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Don’t let the name ruin the fun: Pig out in the Park isn’t all about the pigs. Or the meats. In fact, in the food festival’s 40 years in Spokane, …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
As far as growing pains go, Pig Out in the Park, which is celebrating the big 4-0 this year, has had it relatively pain-free. On the food side of things, …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
U.S. Pavilion in Riverfront Park will reopen in September with inaugural performance by new Spokane Symphony director
James Lowe will perform with the symphony on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m., part of a full weekend of activities scheduled to celebrate the reopening of the signature attraction …
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
The division will present potential options to close that gap to the Spokane Park Board in the fall. Officials say the increase in costs is driven primarily by salary and …
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Charlie Lentz, 5, looked at a stamp on Saturday of a man kicking a ball. “You know what sport that is?” said Janet Jorgensen, a representative of a German booth …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 7:07 p.m.
Police arrested a man for allegedly firing a gun at two Lime scooter riders who had just crashed their scooters in Riverfront Park early Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 6:22 p.m.
Providence Health Care giving $1 million toward construction of inclusive playground in Riverfront Park
The playground in the southwest corner of the downtown park is expected to supplement the taxpayer-funded ice age-themed playground on the Spokane River’s north bank. The inclusive playground is being …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
For decades, a colorful totem pole topped with an eagle’s outstretched wings stood 40 feet tall on an island in the center of Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 10:51 a.m.
The free concert and fireworks show returned to Riverfront Park after a cancellation in 2017 due to funding woes and construction in the downtown park. Ballet dancers performed at twilight, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 4:10 p.m.
The annual concert is back after a two-year hiatus.
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
The Looff Carrousel has gone round and round for the last 110 years and the anniversary will be celebrated Thursday as part of National Carousel Day.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
More than 700 Vietnam-era veterans are in Spokane this week for the Vietnam Veterans of America’s 19th biennial convention, but only a couple hundred made it up the hill for …
Tue., July 16, 2019, 4:30 a.m.
The Spokane Parks Foundation will recognize Riverfront Park campaign benefactors by awarding naming rights and putting plaques with donor names on some of its new features. The foundation launched the …
Tue., July 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
West Central neighborhood leaders are accusing city officials of raiding funds meant for neighborhood renewal for Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A man accused of trying to kidnap an 11-year-old child during Hoopfest on Sunday was yelling “Amber Alert! Amber Alert!” court records say.
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019, 8:18 p.m.
Police say a man tried to kidnap a child from Riverfront Park during Hoopfest on Sunday, but after the crowd noticed the child’s mother screaming, several people intervened.
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
A $1 million donation from MultiCare to Hoopfest is expected to fund the construction of two and a half basketball courts in Riverfront Park near the north bank of the …
Sun., June 23, 2019, 5:17 p.m.
Central Promenade brings connections and people to Riverfront Park after the path’s official unveiling.
Sat., June 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
The great ice age floods that shaped the Inland Northwest also are shaping the new playground in the North Bank of Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 8:06 p.m.
After a two-year absence, a free concert with fireworks is returning to Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
A playground focused on accessibility for disabled children is set to be built near the upper Spokane Falls in Riverfront Park. Early project plans and designs were presented June 12 …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
A little more than a month after an event organizer pulled out of an outdoor movie series that had been hosted in the downtown park since 2013, park officials said …
Fri., May 17, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
City closes Post Street bridge to motor vehicles after structural analysis; bikes and pedestrians OK
The city of Spokane on Friday closed the Post Street bridge to all motor vehicles, citing a structural analysis which found the aging span can’t safely hold that much weight. …