Street Lab in Times Square with NYC DOT

Street Lab in Times Square with NYC DOT

Street Lab drops by Times Square… Yesterday we landed in Times Square with our PLAY and READ programs to help announce 2022 Car-Free Earth Day (April 23) in partnership with NYC Dept. of Transportation. We’ll be expanding our longtime partnership with NYC DOT in...
Quarterly email sent! Catch up on our work, fall 2020.

Quarterly email sent! Catch up on our work, fall 2020.

Quarterly email sent! Catch up on our work, fall 2020. We just clicked send on our quarterly email update, and you can read a copy below. If hearing from us four times a year by email sounds good to you, then sign up anytime! We also share more frequent updates on...
Adding reading to Open Streets in Red Hook

Adding reading to Open Streets in Red Hook

Adding reading to Open Streets in Red Hook Every Tuesday this summer, Red Hook Initiative is organizing activities for kids and families on the West 9th St Open Street in Brooklyn. We’re supporting this community effort by deploying PLAY NYC, our program to support...
Making a place for learning at NYCHA public housing

Making a place for learning at NYCHA public housing

Many NYC kids who live in low-income neighborhoods report that there is little to do over the summer, especially when camps and cultural institutions are out of reach. To help fix that, for six weeks this summer, we created a safe place to hang out and learn next to...
READ and EXPLORE on Woodside Ave with Drag Queen Story Hour

READ and EXPLORE on Woodside Ave with Drag Queen Story Hour

Our pop-up reading room and urban nature exhibit returned to Woodside Ave to help celebrate Songkran (Thai New Year) at a terrific Weekend Walk hosted by Thai Community USA NYC / Qi Will. People held birds from Washington Square Park Eco Projects, and the amazing...
Our 2019 partnership with NYC DOT gets underway in East Village

Our 2019 partnership with NYC DOT gets underway in East Village

In 2019, our collaboration with NYC Department of Transportation will keep expanding, as we work together to activate plazas, street festivals, and other public spaces and encourage residents to come together on neighborhood streets. This weekend, we kicked things off...