Cumulus NYC’s “Bark in the Park” attracts 7,500 dog lovers

By on Aug, 6 2014 with Comments 2

CumulusCumulus New York’s 77 WABC, 95.5 WPLJ, NASH FM 94.7, and the new Radio 103.9 teamed up for the 4th Annual “Bark in the Park”, hosted by 77 WABC’s legendary Mark Levin 8/2 from 11am to 3pm at Overpeck Park in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey. The North Shore Animal League America & Bergen County Animal Shelter/Adoption Center were on-site with many dogs up for adoption. Cumulus New York’s mission of the day was to find a home for as many pets as possible. It was a great success – 19 dogs and 4 cats were adopted!

The day also featured a wide array of vendors, services, food, demonstrations, and activities for families and dog lovers alike. The most popular event of the day was the “My Dog Looks Like Me” contest. Attendees voted on-site for their favorites. Radio hosts from all 4 stations were there –Todd Pettengill and his morning show & Race Taylor from WPLJ, Kelly Ford from NASH FM 94.7, Roxie from Radio 103.9, and Geraldo Rivera, Curtis Sliwa, Ron Kuby, & Mark Levin from 77 WABC. With 7,500 in attendance throughout the day, it was a great day of family fun celebrating man’s best friend.

Photos from the event:

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NASH FM 94.7’s Kelly Ford with her dogs, Bentley and Buttercup

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The new Radio 103.9 all set up at Bark in the Park (street team member Tayla with on-air personality Roxie)

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77 WABC’s Ron Kuby of “Curtis and Kuby” with his puppies

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Puppies getting ready for the peanut butter eating contest

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The winner of the “My Dog Looks Like Me” contest (middle) with Mark Levin and Marissa from Cumulus

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Dogs of all breeds and mixes came out for the tail-waggin’ fun

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K-9 demonstration on stage

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77 WABC’s Curtis Sliwa, Mark Levin, and Ron Kuby

About The Author: Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.

  1. Tom Roger Says:

    WOW The power of dogs can even unite guys, Mark Levin and Ron Kuby, with great differences in political views

  2. The power of radio!