Summer Streets

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

From dressing up like a glamorous moll to attending an off-off-off-off Broadway show, the city has you covered for fun times this weekend.

08/14/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Here’s a recipe for a perfect weekend: see some art and have a delicious, and cheap, dinner on Friday night, water-slide down Park Avenue on Saturday morning, and attend a concert in the sun on Saturday afternoon.

08/07/2015

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Giant Water Slide Comes To Foley Square As Part Of NYC’s Summer Streets Program

This year, there will be everything from a giant 270-foot water slide at Foley Square to art walking tours, bike rentals, a dog park and a zipline.

08/01/2015

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Guide To NYC’s Summer Streets

Summer Streets — a combination of a walking tour, bike tour and block party that celebrates New York City’s streets — promises three Saturdays of free summer fun in the month of August.

08/01/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Regardless of whether your summer is going fast or slow, you can mark the start of the season’s doggiest days by stuffing your face, drinking up, or sliding down Park Avenue.

07/31/2015

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Bidding Adieu To Summer With ‘Summer Streets’ Last Call

The event marked the final time this season that Park Avenue and Lafayette Street were closed to cars and trucks.

08/16/2014

This and other cryptic art road signs by Ryan McGinness were installed for the Summer Streets festival. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thieves Target Cryptic Road Signs Installed For Summer Streets

Some bizarre signs have been posted on lamp posts around New York City — but just as quickly as they were put up, someone stole most of them.

08/08/2014

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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

In the span of two days, you can see a play off-off-off Broadway, watch dragon boats race, clap along with gospel greats, go under Park Avenue, and try masa in many manifestations.

08/08/2014

New Yorkers hit the pavement and enjoyed a traffic free Park Avenue on Saturday, during the first day of the city's 'Summer Streets' program. (Credit:CBS 2)

New Yorkers Stroll Park Avenue As ‘Summer Streets’ Returns To Manhattan

The New York City Department of Transportation held its first ‘Summer Streets’ event on Saturday.

08/02/2014

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5 Best Eating and Drinking Events This Weekend

Usher in summer’s dog days with great deals on fancy meals, salsa lessons, a little art, and more.

08/01/2014

Summer Streets zipline in 2012. (Credit: Summer Streets/Facebook)

Sound Is The Theme For This Year’s Summer Streets Program

The Summer Streets program is set to come back to New York for the first of three weekends in August.

06/19/2014

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New Yorkers Hit The Pavement As 6th Annual Summer Streets Gets Rolling

New Yorkers had a chance to shed some calories, fly around on a zip line, or even get in a little bit of dancing.

08/03/2013

The zip line above Foley Square (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Summer Streets Provides New Yorkers With Unique Experiences

The zip line was one of the most popular activities in the fifth annual Summer Streets, which consisted of seven miles of car-free streets.

08/04/2012

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Summer Streets To Include Zip Line At Foley Square

At the southern end of this year’s Summer Streets festivities will be a high-flying attraction, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

06/13/2012

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Large Turnout For NYC’s First Summer Streets Event

Nearly seven miles of Manhattan streets, from Park Avenue at 72nd Street down to Washington Square Park all the way down to the Brooklyn Bridge, were shut down to traffic Saturday for this year’s first Summer Streets event.

08/06/2011

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