Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Anonymous donation made for Vista Park improvements

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
An anonymous donor has made a generous donation to the City of Bisbee Parks and Recreation Department to create a walking path, new playground and splash pad equipment, lighting, fencing and bocce ball courts.
Bisbee Public Works Director Andy Haratyk said he was informed of the donation last week and that the donor wants to remain anonymous. Haratyk said the donor did not want to stipulate an actual dollar amount on the donation but did say the donation would include a walking path in the upper Vista and new playground equipment to replace current playground equipment. A new splash pad will also be added to  ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Gallery hosts final Main Street show

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The SAM•POE Gallery will host its final show at its Main Street location before making a move to Subway Street in February.
The show, “From Brooklyn to Bisbee,” features works by Scott Williams and Judith Stone. Williams has 15 pieces of art on display, most featuring recognizable locations around Bisbee. He said he loves to paint outside and is inspired by Bisbee. “I paint outside and from life. The weather in Bisbee is a big plus: there is so much light and it is so clear. The blue sky against the copper color of the rocks is very sultry, things just glow.”
Williams is an adjunct professor at Pratt Institut ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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