Eyes on the Street: Gabbing on Garfield Street, After the Parade

Thought you might enjoy this street scene from Garfield Place yesterday afternoon, sent by reader Jeff Prant. The Park Slope St. Patrick’s Day Parade had passed through earlier in the day, leaving in its wake some neighborly conversation. I’m guessing Donald Appleyard would have liked this picture.


Eyes on the Street: Eastern Parkway Gets Removable Rubber Ped Islands

DOT has installed “removable rubber pedestrian islands” at two intersections on Eastern Parkway, two months after Mayor de Blasio authorized the removal of concrete pedestrian islands to ostensibly make room for the West Indian Day Parade. The concrete islands were only in place for about eight months. They were installed last December at Kingston Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue in […]

Eyes on the Street: Holland on the Hudson

Streetsblog San Francisco’s Bryan Goebel attended the NY400 event yesterday, where Dutch Cabinet Minister Frans Timmermans presented Deputy Mayor Robert C. Lieber and NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta with 200 orange commuter bikes as part of a year-long commemoration of "four hundred years of friendship between the Netherlands and the City of New York." […]