Dude Chilling Park

Dude Chilling Park | Place | The unofficial name of Guelph Park in Mount Pleasant. It originated in 2012 after artist Viktor Briestensky’s replaced Guelph Park’s signage with an official-looking prank sign that read “Dude Chilling Park” (a reference to Michael Dennis’s 1999 sculptural installation, “Reclining Figure”). The sign has since been preserved in place as an officially sanctioned public work of art. Unsurprisingly, the NIMBY group RAMP (Ridiculous Asshats of Mount Pleasant?) came out in opposition, outlandishly suggesting that the sign encouraged drug use, because…wait…what?

Usage: “Dude, Dude Chilling Park is chill.”explore-the-lexicon

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