DOT Announces Return and Expansion of “Trick or Streets” for Halloween 2023

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On October 11, 2023, the Department of Transportation announced the return of “Trick or Streets,” the Halloween-season expansion of the Open Streets program. Last year, “Trick or Streets” restricted car access on nearly 100 streets on Halloween night to provide more open space for pedestrian access when many families would be out for trick or treating. 


EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: 189th CityLaw Breakfast with Dan Garodnick, Director of the Dept. of City Planning – Fri. 10/6

New York Law School

and Professor Ross Sandler, Director

cordially invite you to the 189th CityLaw Breakfast

Featuring Speaker

Dan Garodnick, Director of the Department of City Planning and Chair of the City Planning Commission

Speaking on:

Building a City of Yes

Date: Friday, October 6, 2023

Time: 8:15 AM – Speaker begins 8:30 AM

Place: Events Center, New York Law School


COMPLETE VIDEO: 188th CityLaw Breakfast with Ken Feinberg, Special Master, 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund

Today, Monday, September 11, 2023, Ken Feinberg, Special Master for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, spoke at the 188th CityLaw Breakfast. He spoke on “What is Life Worth?” Professor Ross Sandler, Director of the Center of New York City Law, provided opening remarks. Dean and President of New York Law School Anthony W. Crowell also provided remarks. This breakfast was sponsored by ConEdison, Verizon, and Greenberg Traurig LLP.



City Planning Announces Next Info Session on City of Yes Amendments

On September 5, 2023, the Department of City Planning announced further information sessions about the City of Yes for Economic Opportunity zoning text amendment. The proposed zoning text amendment is part of Mayor Adams and the Department of City Planning’s City of Yes initiative to remove outdated provisions and revise the zoning text to enable the better growth of the economy, housing, and the use of green technology. The City of Yes for Economic Opportunity <Read More>