The TNT’s humor columnist “The Nose” discovered a mislabeled sign at Pt. Defiance Park and came up with an idea to sell naming rights at our parks for revenue. I’ll let them start:
Metro Parks Tacoma spokeswoman Nancy Johnson called it a misprint and said the sign was taken down Thursday after The Nosy One pointed it out. She said a replacement sign in a few weeks will say “Dalco,” the proper name of the waterway between Point D and the south end of Vashon Island.
Come to think of it, however, commercial sponsorships could be a thrifty way to keep local parks open. The manufacturer of ACDelco auto parts would be a nifty place to start.
Other corporatized landmarks at Point Defiance could include:
• Owens Corning Fiberglass Beach.
• Van Camp 6 (because loggers love beans).
• Ford Nisqually.
I think Mt. Rainier Beer National Park is pretty obvious. Manwich Sloppy Joemma State Park? There’s got to be something there with KopaChuck Hunter State Park (you’re welcome Mr. Mayor).
How about questions, comments, complaints? Open Thread is yours.