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Parks & Recreation

WABE's "Beautiful City" series has a gander this week at Historic Fourth Ward Park, tracing its history as part of the Ponce de Leon amusement park a century ago to a dumping ground at the beginning of this century. One highpoint: They interview a parent who routinely drives 20 minutes to the "deluxe" park for its playground. For a time-lapse glimpse at the park site's dramatic transformation, head right over here.