Woof. In Spring Garden, a potential dog run has stirred differences in opinion among locals. For years, many in the neighborhood have used a corner of Clemente Park, at 18th and Wallace Streets as an unofficial dog run.
But recently, the City hung a sign that announced dogs were prohibited in the park, according to park director Terrance Smith. Before that, according to Terrance, an average of 150 dogs a week frequented the park grounds, which include a ball field.
The newish signs
The posting happened after a group of neighbors involved in the Spring Garden Civic Association planned to meet with commissioners about making part of Clemente an official dog run. But before the meeting, one person informed someone in the City about the prevalent use of the unofficial dog run and officials scampered as if from nowhere to hang the aforementioned…