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Paul Revere embarked on his midnight ride from Boston to Lexington more than a year before the United States declared independence. Nevertheless, with the Fourth of July around the corner, this toon from Tom Toles seemed appropriate today.
Broad Street looking north from Exchange Place Remove cars from a New York City street, even just for security reasons, and civil society flourishes in their place. On Broad Steet traffic has been restricted in front of the New York Stock Exchange since September 11, 2001. Special pavement, tables, chairs and benches have turned a dull and commonplace […]
The full transformation will take a few months to set up, but come Memorial Day, pedestrians will finally have some breathing room at Times Square. When Memorial Day weekend rolls around, here at Streetsblog we usually take the opportunity to note the advent of the summer driving season — and all the waste and violence […]