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.
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.
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.
The event marked the final time this season that Park Avenue and Lafayette Street were closed to cars and trucks.
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.
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.
The New York City Department of Transportation held its first ‘Summer Streets’ event on Saturday.
Usher in summer’s dog days with great deals on fancy meals, salsa lessons, a little art, and more.
The Summer Streets program is set to come back to New York for the first of three weekends in August.
New Yorkers had a chance to shed some calories, fly around on a zip line, or even get in a little bit of dancing.
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.
At the southern end of this year’s Summer Streets festivities will be a high-flying attraction, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.
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.
Spanning from Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, Summer Streets is back for Saturdays in August. Sure, the point is to spend a morning being healthy and active, but there’s no reason why you can’t make a pit stop for a cocktail.
It’s the second week of New York City’s “Summer Streets” program.