Forest Park Carousel

The Forest Park Carousel rides again
The Forest Park Carousel rides again
News Billy Rennison 5/24/2012 at 2:16PM

After nearly four years, children — and adults — were able to rush the Forest Park Carousel, choose their favorite horse and take a spin on the historic ride. The Forest Park Carousel, shuttered since 2008, hosted St. John Evangelical Lutheran School students, politicians and civic leaders who fought to save the carousel to enjoy [...]

Forest Park Carousel gets new operator; will soon reopen
Forest Park Carousel gets new operator; will soon reopen
News Billy Rennison 5/04/2012 at 4:01PM

After three dormant years, the Forest Park Carousel will spin once again. The Parks Department has selected an operator — New York Carousel Entertainment — for the famed ride. Though final terms of the licensing agreement have not yet been finalized, the company has a work permit to begin cleaning and conducting necessary maintenance work [...]

Forest Park Carousel will ride again in spring
Forest Park Carousel will ride again in spring
News Billy Rennison 2/29/2012 at 11:13AM

With spring comes renewal and the Forest Park Carousel recently received news that it has been given new life by the city’s Parks Department. After three years, the revived Forest Park Carousel is expected to be up and running by the spring or summer, according to a Parks Department spokesperson. While the carousel has stood [...]

One last spin for land marking Forest Park Carousel
One last spin for land marking Forest Park Carousel
News Billy Rennison 12/15/2011 at 9:09AM

Forest Park Carousel is getting one more spin at landmark status. Area residents and leaders hope to have the historic local landmark officially recognized as one by the city’s Landmark Preservation Commission. The carousel — which last spun in 2008 — is currently being reviewed by the commission to see whether it meets the eligibility [...]