8th Street

New Bike Lanes on 5th Ave!

New Bike Lanes on 5th Ave!

Following requests by the Village Alliance and Community Board 2 & 5, the Department of Transport will soon commence work to create new protected bike lanes on Fifth Avenue, between Eighth and Twenty-Third Street. 

This improvement aims to address the Vision Zero Priority Area and Vision Zero Priority Intersection (14th street) as it seeks to eliminate all deaths from traffic crashes regardless of whether on foot, bicycle, or inside a motor vehicle. Within the period of 2010-2014, these streets have witnessed 1 fatality and 24 severe injuries. The proposed enhancement would install parking-protected bike lanes with painted pedestrian islands.

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8th StreetRetail News

Goods for the Study Now Open on West 8th!

Goods for the Study Now Open on West 8th!

Storied bookseller McNally Jackson have opened their second "Goods for the Study" store at 50 West 8th Street, building on the success of their first location at Mulberry Street.

As the name implies, the shop caters to a very specific room (or nook): the study. Furniture consists of a small selection of desks, chairs, and lights, but the real treats are the niche desk accessories and wall hangings that are the perfect splurge for sprucing up that one sad corner in your apartment. 

It is not an understatement to say the store carries the best range of greeting cards and ...