Park(ing) Day Planning Meeting

A planning meeting to prepare for the previously discussed parking spot squat in New York City as a part of Park(ing) Day 2007. If you want to get involved, this is the place to be.

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Tonight: Park(ing) Day Planning Meeting

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  Tonight, you are invited to a planning meeting to prepare for the previously discussed parking spot squat in New York City as a part of Park(ing) Day 2007. If you want to get involved, this is the place to be. Let’s show those San Franciscans who’s boss.  When August 2, 2007   6:30 pm    Where […]

Park Slope Has Its Park(ing) Day

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Evicted from their Park(ing) Day spot by the 78th Precinct last month, Park Slope Neighbors (with the PD’s permission) observed the event over the weekend. StreetFilms’ new producer Elizabeth Press was there, talking to participants, passers-by and motorists who support human-oriented use of valuable public space. There will be a Park(ing) Day celebration tonight in […]

This Week: Election Day and Park(ing) Day

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It’s not on the calendar, but tomorrow is special election and primary day in New York City, with seats in Albany, the City Council, and Congress up for grabs. Expect even lower turnout than usual — just a handful of votes will decide the outcome of the most contested races. Not sure who’s running for […]

More Park(ing) Day Photos

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Park(Day) co-organizer Jen Petersen and Robert Cipriano lounge at No Impact Man‘s spot in front of Whole Foods at 7th Ave. and W. 24th St. Project for Public Spaces and Open Planning Project set up at Third Ave. and St. Marks. NYU students planted a garden in this parking space at E. 9th and Stuyvesant. […]

Park(ing) Day on the Upper West Side

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Here at 113th and Broadway, the curb is normally used to house an empty car. After being transformed by a team of Columbia planning students, however, it could provide a downright luxurious living space for normally-cramped students. The makeshift dorm room had two walls, a TV and cabinet space, a four-poster bed and, on the […]

This Week: Community Boards and Park(ing) Day Are Back

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The calendar is packed this week with community board meetings in Manhattan and Brooklyn, a bike-share panel discussion, and on Friday, Park(ing) Day. Check out the full calendar for events not highlighted here. Tuesday: Join TA’s Healthy Streets Solutions workshop to learn how to bring play streets, speed cameras for school zones and other safety improvements to your […]