Opening Reception: Investigating Where We Live 2007: Downtown Duo

An exhibition featuring the photographs and writings of New York City middle- and high-school students who compared many facets of Lower Manhattan and Greenwich Village.

Join the students for a special reception where they will present their work, including examinations of topics as diverse as neighborhood history, cultural identity, architectural design and historic preservation.

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Weigh in on the Future of City Bike Racks

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The 10 finalists in the CityRacks Design Competition, announced last March, are on the streets and ready for use, with prototypes installed in four of the five boroughs (sorry, Staten Island). Rack locations are mapped on the contest blog, where the city is accepting comments on each design. Nine of the prototype racks are also […]

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The Streets Ball Is Tonight — Here’s How to Score Tickets

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Hi everyone, the time for our annual benefit is fast approaching — it starts at 7 p.m. tonight. If you’ve come to the Streets Ball before, you know it’s a special night, and if you haven’t, now’s a great time to start. Tickets are $50, and all proceeds go to support the reporting and filmmaking here on StreetsblogNYC […]