Trick or Treat in the Street

All photos: Clarence Eckerson, Jr.

We interrupt our post-Sandy coverage to bring you these pictures from Halloween last night at the 78th Street Play Street in Jackson Heights. The Jackson Heights Green Alliance put on the event, “Trick or Treat in the Street,” and Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson sent over these photos. This is the kind of thing residents can do in the neighborhood after a successful grassroots campaign to permanently repurpose this block, which used to be a through street for motor vehicle traffic, as a public space.

  • Hilda

    These are fabulous! Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill also gets closed down for the evening, wondering how many streets are closed across the city for the simple joy of great events put on by the local residents.

  • Guest

    Thanks, Ben, for all of your coverage of Jackson Heights! And to the JH Green Alliance for putting on this fantastic event.

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