This Week: Streetfilms at the Brooklyn Museum

Heading into the Memorial Day weekend, the Streetsblog calendar starts off with discussions of the recent PlaNYC update and the state of infrastructure financing, and ends with a festival of Streetfilms at the Brooklyn Museum. Eat your heart out, Cannes.

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

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