As spring attempts to supplant winter this April, Bangor Waterfront Park offers Bangor-area residents and visitors alike a great place to enjoy the sunshine. On Friday, April 5, the steady April wind actually dropped to a breeze, and the sun shone like it has few days this month.
April on the waterfront
Making a rare appearance, the warm spring sun brightens the Penobscot River scenery at Bangor Waterfront Park on Friday, April 5. The park draws people all day to watch the river and its attendant wildlife or to bike or walk the various trails that cross the park.
Two self-appointed guardians of Bangor Waterfront Park watch for any infraction of the “dropped food law” as they stand watch on a sunny Friday. The gulls maintain one policy: "You drop it, we own it."
Created by Japanese artist Koichi Ogino, the granite sculpture “Camel Country” reflects the warm spring sun on April 5. The sculpture was carved during the 2012 Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium.
Paper birches peeling at Bangor Waterfront Park frame the First Congregational Church in Brewer on a sunny April Friday.
Posted April 16, 2013, at 3:08 p.m.