Join Us for the Streetsblog and Streetfilms Benefit Next Friday

The Streetsblog and Streetfilms annual benefit is fast approaching, and if you don’t have a ticket yet, now’s the time to snag one.

We’ll be honoring one of NYC’s true livable streets champions, City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito, at WNYC’s The Greene Space. The Streetfilms crew has helpfully condensed the evening’s agenda into this short preview starring the voice of Clarence Eckerson. Tickets start at $50, and we’d be thrilled to have you join us.

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