Glendale News-Press: Flower Statues Blossom in Downtown Glendale

Flower statues are put on display along both sides of Brand Boulevard. By Arin Mikailian, arin.mikailian@latimes.com Spring blossomed on Brand Boulevard literally overnight recently as a dozen oversized flower statues were put on display along both sides of the main downtown street. The petunias, which stand at about 5 feet tall, were commissioned by the Downtown Glendale Assn. in its latest seasonal public outdoor art display. They will remain on the sidewalks through sometime in May, said Tim Gallagher, the association’s spokesman. Petunias themselves don’t have much of a connection to Glendale, Gallagher said, but they do a good job representing what springtime is all about. “I...