Eyes on the Street: Brooklyn’s Fifth Avenue Street Fair

As Robert Guskind at Gowanus Lounge writes, "We like the Fifth Avenue Fair because, while you can score tube socks
and sunglasses, most of the local businesses come out and represent." Check out his photo set on Flickr.

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DOT presented a plan for a protected bike lane on 19 blocks of Sixth Avenue to the Manhattan Community Board 4 transportation committee last night. From 14th Street to 33rd Street, the design calls for carving out a six-foot bike lane and three-foot buffer protected from moving motor vehicles by a lane of parked cars [PDF]. Sixth […]