Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Park(ing) Day

Shakespeare In The Park(ing) Spot

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In New York City, some of the most active participants in Park(ing) Day, the celebration of on-street public space, are students. The largest street reclamation I saw today was put on by Fordham undergraduates, who converted what looked like three parking spaces into a stage and auditorium for a day of Shakespeare In The Parking […]

NYC Restaurants in Search of Foot Traffic Can Apply to DOT

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A few months after launching the city’s first “pop-up cafĂ©“ on Pearl Street in Lower Manhattan, NYC DOT is putting out a call to other businesses who might be interested in reclaiming curbside spaces to make way for seasonal sidewalk extensions, tables, and seating. The department announced today that it’s seeking applications [PDF] to expand […]