Stories tagged: riverfront park
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
The tribal flag was added to the island in the Spokane River in recognition of not only the sacred land but also what Mayor David Condon called the “shared history” …
Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
The plaza and these other riverfront projects are part of a thoroughgoing revitalization of the relationship between the city center and the Spokane River.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
The 2019 powwow runs through Saturday in Riverfront park and continues with a Native American art show on Sunday.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
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, …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
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, …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The annual concert is back after a two-year hiatus.
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019
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
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
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
West Central neighborhood leaders are accusing city officials of raiding funds meant for neighborhood renewal for Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019
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
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
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
Central Promenade brings connections and people to Riverfront Park after the path’s official unveiling.
Sat., June 22, 2019
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
After a two-year absence, a free concert with fireworks is returning to Riverfront Park.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
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 …