NYC Block Parties: Letting the City Breathe


Block Parties Reclaim Streets for People
Once again, the good folks at StreetFilms show us the magic that can happen when streets are turned over to people, not cars — even for one afternoon. It seems there are over 3000 block parties in NYC every year. Check out Block Party NYC for a list of locations. And for those itching to see more video footage, we hear rumors that StreetFilms are working on a "best of" compilation of highlights from the summer's party scene. For those new to StreetFilms, click below the fold to view more inspiring video action from around the world.
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