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Summer Streets

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

Photo Credit: Summer Streets/Facebook

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

Photo Credit: summerstreets

NYC Summer Streets Guide

The program aims to get New Yorkers to go green and get thinking about other ways to use the streets besides driving. In addition to getting some fresh air and exercise, don’t miss out on the top events this year.

07/31/2012

Zip Line (file / credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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

Summer Streets Pool (credit: CBS 2)

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

NYC Summer Streets (credit: Summer Streets/New York City Dept. Of Parks)

Drink NYC: Best 3 Bars Near Summer Streets

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.

CBS New York–08/04/2011

Dumpsters-turned-swimming-pools were one of the main attractions during NYC's Summer Streets program, which replaced the heavy traffic of Park Avenue with a day of summer fun.

Summer Streets ’10 Enters 2nd Week

It’s the second week of New York City’s “Summer Streets” program.

08/14/2010

Dumpsters-turned-swimming-pools were one of the main attractions during NYC's Summer Streets program, which replaced the heavy traffic of Park Avenue with a day of summer fun.

‘Summer Streets’ Turns Park Ave. Into Party Central

Roller blades replaced taxicabs and bicycles replaced buses on Saturday as New York City kicked off its annual Summer Streets initiative on Park Avenue in Manhattan.

CBS 2–08/07/2010

Dumpsters-turned-swimming-pools were one of the main attractions during NYC's Summer Streets program, which replaced the heavy traffic of Park Avenue with a day of summer fun.

'Summer Streets' Turns Park Ave. Into Party Central

Roller blades replaced taxicabs and bicycles replaced buses on Saturday as New York City kicked off its annual Summer Streets initiative on Park Avenue in Manhattan.

CBS 2–08/07/2010

Photo/Juliet Papa

Dumpster Pools Are Coming To Park Avenue

Summer Streets is back for the third year in a row, transforming the city into an urban playground and helping New Yorkers re-imagine the way a dumpster is used.

1010 WINS–08/02/2010