Bicycle park grand opening in Lebanon
AFFORDABLE HOUSING, AS WELL AS RETAIL AND OFFICE SPACE. THERE IS A NEW PLAYGROUND WITH THREE TRACKS FOR CYCLISTS OF ALL AGES AND SKILL LEVELS. CARTER FRIGHT WAS THEREFORE TODAY’S GRAND OPENING. >> THIS IS THE LARGEST BICYCLE PLAYGROUND IN THE REGION. IT IS THE FIRST ONE IN LEBANON COUNTY SO WE ARE PROUD OF THAT. WE BROUGHT SAMBA OUT AND WHEN THEY SAW THIS, THEY WERE LIKE, THAT IS VERY WANT TO GO. >> WE WERE HONORED BY OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL, IT TAKES A COMMUNITY TO PULL SOMETHING LIKE THIS TOGETHER. >> I’M HOPING THAT IT BRINGS ADDITIONAL PEOPLE THAT MAYBE HAVE NEVER BEEN TO LEBANON CITY, THEY CAN SAY, WE CAN HAVE SOMETHING COOL LIKE THIS IN THE CITY, IN AN URBAN ENVIRONMENT, BECAUSE YOU
Three times Chris Brown tried to give away a box filled with bicycle-related odds and ends he had collected.
There were pictures and articles he had found or that had been given to him by customers and friends. There was even a trophy from the 1920s that a customer’s grandfather had won in a bicycle sprint.
“I’m interested in it and they want to share their stories, I guess,” said Brown, owner of Brown Cycles while sitting in his store downtown.
He thought all those things in the box could be used to create a book and “I wanted to read it,” he said.
But three times he got the box back from potential authors.
Then one night during a stay at a hotel he realized he could organize the items in the box by decade. His mind began switching gears and soon he was on a trail of