Memorial Ride for Eric Ng

A memorial ride for Eric Ng, 22-year-old bicyclist, teacher, and friend who was killed on Dec. 1 by a drunk driver as he rode his bike on the Hudson River Greenway. Meet at Washington Square at 1 p.m. We will ride together to the site of Eric’s death at 1:30 SHARP. Non-bikers can go directly to the West Side Greenway, near Clarkson St. By train: take the 1 to Houston St.

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Eric Ng MemorialStreetfilms by Clarence EckersonRunning time: 3 minutes 17 seconds Eric Ng, a 22-year-old teacher and activist, was killed on December 1 by a drunk driver as he rode his bicycle on the Hudson River Greenway. Yesterday, Time’s Up! and Visual Resistance organized a series of events to pay tribute to Eric’s memory. Clarence […]

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