This Week: Get Your Tickets to the Streets Ball!
Come out on Thursday to support Streetsblog and Streetfilms at our annual benefit, the Streets Ball. We’ve got a fantastic evening planned, with great food from Kickshaw Cookery, beer and wine, live music, and . We’ll be recognizing the contributions of City Council members Jimmy Van Bramer and Julissa Ferreras, and advocates Lizi Rahman and Lisa Sladkus.
Buy your tickets now and help us produce media that makes a difference for NYC streets in the year ahead. We will have free bike valet courtesy of Spinlister. Thanks to the Law Office of Vaccaro & White for sponsoring the Streets Ball, which makes it all possible.
Here are more highlights for the week — for the full slate of events, check the Streetsblog calendar.
Monday: The Manhattan Community Board 6 transportation committee will discuss the Move NY toll reform plan and dangerous conditions at the FDR exit at 37th Street. 7 p.m.
Wednesday: On the agenda for the Manhattan CB 8 transportation committee — crosstown bike routes for the Upper East Side and a play street for Lycee Francais De New York. 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: The city presents findings from its South Williamsburg Transportation Study, “aimed at improving pedestrian safety, managing roadway congestion, enhancing mobility and accessibility, and better managing parking.” 6 p.m. (You can still catch almost all of the Streets Ball after this meeting wraps.)
Thursday: It’s the Streets Ball! Meet up with Streetsblog readers from all over NYC and pitch in for a year’s worth of reporting on safe streets and effective transit. Tickets start at $50 ($25 for students). 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.