It’s Official! Weekend Walks Coming To 18th Avenue This Summer

May 20, 2015 580

by Rachel Silberstein

Save the dates! Weekend Walks are coming to Bensonhurst's 18th Avenue in July. Every summer, the Department of Transportation [DOT] partners with community groups to present multi-block neighborhood events, by temporarily closing commercial streets to vehicles and opening them to walking and other activities.

This year, DOT has approved an application by the Federation of Italian American Organizations [FIAO] to shut down parts of 18th Avenue, allowing local businesses to engage with the community and showcase their goods and services.

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