Taking our schools outdoors should not be a revolutionary idea, after our year-long dining experiment. Yet the city has been sluggish at best about moving schools into outdoor space, let alone streets.
The first of two installments of Summer Streets was a huge success on Saturday as the city barred cars from a corridor between the Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park. Plus all the other news (there's a lot today!).
It only takes a few seconds to see what Jackson Heights will lose if the Department of Transportation fails to protect what it calls its "gold standard" open street. Watch Clarence Eckerson's new film now.