This Week: Q’boro Bridge Buses, Union Square, Tour de Queens

After a relaxing long weekend, it’s a busy week for livable streets, with an urban vs. suburban debate, two important Manhattan community board meetings, and a weekend packed with opportunities to walk or bike New York City’s streets, ending in the Tour de Queens. 

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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