First Park(ing) Day 2008 Photo: Sod on Eighth

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This pic came in to the Streetsblog Flickr pool a few minutes ago from the Park(ing) spot on Eighth Avenue and 23rd Street.

Keep those photos coming!

Photo: 0r/Flickr

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