Streetfilms: Wikis Take Manhattan

On Saturday, teams of camera-wielding contestants hit the streets for Wikis Take Manhattan, a photo scavenger hunt for StreetsWiki and Wikipedia. Robin Urban Smith and Clarence Eckerson, Jr. were there to catch the action for Streetfilms.

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The 2009 Streetsie Awards, Part 3

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This post wraps up the Aughts for Streetsblog. For more year-in-review flavor, Clarence has a real treat over at Streetfilms. Have a great New Year everyone. Best Legislator: Brooklyn’s David Yassky capped off a very pro-livable streets tenure in City Council by carrying the banner for the Bicycle Access Bill. After a legislative win that […]

How New Yorkers Are Getting Around After Sandy

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With the heart of the subway system knocked out of commission, this morning the Streetfilms crew — Clarence Eckerson, Elizabeth Press, and Robin Urban Smith — headed out to the bridge crossings that link Brooklyn and Queens to Manhattan, to document how New Yorkers are getting around under emergency conditions. The huge crowds massing in […]

Streetfilm: Barnes Dance!

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Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson filmed the only place that we know of in Manhattan where pedestrians can go out and do the Barnes Dance, also known as the Pedestrian Scramble, at the intersection of 17th Street & Broadway. There you’ll find red lights in all directions for about 17 seconds, allowing pedestrians an exclusive phase in […]