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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Calling All Photographers

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Lacking high-quality, free photos for use in your livable streets advocacy work? This fall you’ve got two exciting chances to change that (and win big prizes while you’re at it). The Alliance for Biking and Walking has launched their People-Powered Movement Photo Contest to build a photo library for biking and walking advocates. Submit up […]

Wiki Wednesday: Wikis Take Manhattan

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As the number and scope of entries continue to grow, StreetsWiki needs photos to flesh out all that text. Enter Wikis Take Manhattan, a scavenger hunt and photo contest intended to provide visual content for both StreetsWiki and Wikipedia. The event is modeled on last year’s Wikipedia Takes Manhattan, Entrants will meet up on Saturday, […]

It’s On: Wikis Take Manhattan Tomorrow

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After last week’s weather delay, Wikis Take Manhattan is set for Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Wikis Take Manhattan is a photo scavenger hunt in which teams will fan out across the boroughs to collect shots for StreetsWiki and Wikipedia entries. Participants can begin the hunt from either of two locations: Columbia University (at the sundial […]