Comptroller and mayoral candidate Scott Stringer wants city funding for open streets and more splashing around in front of fire hydrants — the latest plank of his platform to give every New Yorker a summer to remember.
It's a summer bummer.
Even people who offered positive quotes in the mayor's press release are complaining of a lack of substance in the open space initiative
A Council Member and supporter of open streets says it plainly: We can transform the way our city works for everyday New Yorkers. We just need the imagination to realize it.
“Our streetwise Dionysian godhead,” is how one veteran of the 1987 Midtown bike ban protests described Stephen Athineos, who died yesterday of a heart attack in Inwood, where he lived. Amen. You could also call Steve “the man who saved NYC cycling.” Without his charismatic field generalship, the rolling demonstrations that mesmerized the city in […]
The 34th Avenue open street in Jackson Heights has brought much relief to the people of a neighborhood that has suffered immensely from COVID-19 and a lack of public open space. So why is Mayor de Blasio not ensuring its permanent success?