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Street Lab to expand Equipment Library for NYC in 2023

Street Lab to expand Equipment Library for NYC in 2023

In 2023, Street Lab will triple the size of our Equipment Library for activating NYC streets—the city’s first—which we piloted with 11 neighborhood groups last year. With a new grant from NYC Dept. of Small Business Services and in-kind support from NYC Dept. of...

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Creating new Open Streets next to NYC schools

Creating new Open Streets next to NYC schools

Catch a video on BronxNet about one of several Open Streets that Street Lab helped create next to NYC schools in 2022. Our goal is to help communities create new public spaces that support kids and families, right in the heart of neighborhoods. This work is part of...

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New collaboration, Street Lab and WNYC

New collaboration, Street Lab and WNYC

Everyone at Street Lab spends lots of time on the street. And one thing we love is hearing what’s on the mind of New Yorkers—thousands of them, in scores of neighborhoods. Now, thanks to a collaboration with WNYC, you can hear from these New Yorkers, too. WNYC is...

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Activating streets to support NYC small businesses

Activating streets to support NYC small businesses

This past Sunday, Street Lab tested two new programs supporting small businesses on the Open Street on East 115th Street in front of La Marqueta—One Big Table, featuring free food samples from market vendors, and Meet a Small Business, featuring a plant-potting...

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One Big Table for NYC is on the street

One Big Table for NYC is on the street

Our goal is to use pop up to bring New Yorkers together. And we aim to bring these ideas to the street rapidly. To both of these ends, with generous support from NYC Small Business Services, here is One Big Table, which our team has taken from drawing board to...

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