This Week: Traffic-Calming on PPW, Hobnobbing With RPA

It’s the busiest week of the year so far, starting with tonight’s big Brooklyn event. The RPA’s annual big to-do is Friday, followed by a full slate of Saturday happenings.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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