Remember Rod Serling? Remember The Twilight Zone?
Rod Serling grew up on the West Side of Binghamton. on a street named after the first mayor of Binghamton. He played in a park called Rec Park. Rec Park is a gem of a park, with lots of green, a swimming pool, tennis courts, statues, and a carousel that is perpetually free, thanks to the generosity of a long ago businessman.
Carousel Capital" of the country, with six operational Herschell carousels - all free to ride.
Each August there is a music festival, free to the public, in Rec Park.
And, a peek at one of the carousel panels that pays tribute to Serling . This one shows Twilight Zone episode "To Serve Man".
Do you have a local festival during the summer?