If you’re looking for summertime recreation, I have just the spot for you. New York’s hottest club is Summer Streets. Don’t be fooled by the “road closed” signs — they’re actually open for you to walk, bike, scoot or stroll. Inaugurated in 2008 and located on Park Avenue and Lafayette Street from 72nd Street to […]
Okay, New York. You’ve had two chances so far this August to get out of bed, off the couch, and outside to Summer Streets. This is your final warning. The last of three Summer Streets this year is scheduled for tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. along Park Avenue and Lafayette Street, from 72nd […]
It’s a light week on the Streetsblog calendar, but mid-summer is a great time to start fighting for better transit and safer streets. Plus, NYC’s biggest car-free event — Summer Streets — comes back to Lafayette Street and Park Avenue for six hours this Saturday. Tuesday: Join the Riders Alliance for a strategy session about how […]
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It's the last full week of spring on the Streetsblog calendar - get your community board fix in soon before summer recess sets in!
On Tuesday WNYC’s Brian Lehrer asked listeners to send in their suggestions for future "Summer Streets" locations. Responses — which included Flatbush Avenue, one tube of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, and the Henry Hudson Parkway — were mapped here. Other picks?