Tag Archives: Clean-Up Day

Great Oak Park – A Park for the People Being Built by the People

    It’s been four short years since Lee and I met at the old Elm Street Bar to discuss ideas on what to do with Heritage Hills.   That abandoned 40 acre parcel had sat dormant for almost 30 years … Continue reading

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Great Clean-up of 2015

Make the park a fun place for all again! Register for the Great Clean-up on April 25th…

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Volunteer Day – Thank You!

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you to the Gerrard Berman Day School for their volunteer efforts on November 2nd.   As part of their Mitzvah Day, they chose Great Oak Park as a venture to clean and beautify. The park’s renaissance … Continue reading

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2014 – A Summer of Progress!

It has been 26 years since its abandonment, 15 years of negative sensational internet posts and 2 years of formal planning, but now the park is finally beginning to shape up. A lot of hard work has been going into … Continue reading

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“Stuff” Is Finally Happening

After 2 ½ years of meetings, planning, discussions and presentations, work has begun and begun in a BIG way!  Like a whirlwind, the last 4 weeks has brought about the first stages in what will be a park for all … Continue reading

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The Great Clean-Up of Great Oak Park

The property that housed two grand recreation playgrounds, Pleasureland and Muller’s Park, enjoyed its first GREAT day in almost 18 years! Many organizations and clubs celebrated Earth Day this week by sponsoring “clean-ups” of important locations. Oakland had its share … Continue reading

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Clean-up Day April 26

SAVE THE DATE! Click on the link for details on the clean-up day for the park… Great Oak Park Clean Up

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