Blueprints for a lively, popular park

Ryan Soucy, left, of the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission and Bryan Tutton, president of the Benton Harbor Downtown Development Authority, discuss plans Tuesday to receive community comment on how to update Dwight Pete Mitchell City Center Park in Benton Harbor while sitting on a bench in the park. The public is invited to a vision meeting at 6 p.m. April 14 at the Benton Harbor Public Library, 213 E. Wall St., which is next to the park.

BENTON HARBOR - City officials are throwing out the dragnet to get opinions about the future of Dwight Pete Mitchell City Center Park.

Among the questions are what should the park look like in 20 years? What do residents love about the park now?