TOPIC

Recreation

Intersections: Going Out

See and Be Seen

When safe space is hard to find, art and events collective Papi Juice gives queer and trans people of color a home — and a soundtrack — for the night.

Intersections: Going Out

Queer, New Urban Agendas

In London, as in New York, forces of development and displacement threaten nightlife spaces of significance for the LGBTQ+ community. How can municipal governments help?

Underexposed

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In West Harlem, a wastewater treatment plants hides beneath a 28-acre state park.

Illuminated Futures

The city that never sleeps depends on 396,572 street lights. As bright white LEDs replace the familiar amber glow, what does tomorrow (night) hold?

Intersections: Behind Closed Doors

Off the Beaten Path

For WXY and New York State Parks, designing comfort stations to accommodate more than 60 million annual visitors — representing many different genders, backgrounds, and accessibility needs — is no simple task.

The Location of Justice: Streets

Yes Sitting, Yes Skating, Yes Music

Where can teenagers hang out and be safe in public?

City of Cycling: Empathy

Out and About in the Bronx

SLO chats with the riders of the Tour de Bronx about their reasons for biking the borough, and photographer Dugan Lunday captures the unique flourishes in their diverse cycling styles.

City of Cycling: Networks

Nature, Your Neighbors, and You

Two eastern Queens bike activists talk to SLO about transforming the disused Vanderbilt Motor Parkway into one long, sublime bike ride.

City of Cycling: Speed

NYC: Fast

Planning the Unplanned

Urban planner Daniel Campo and public artist Dylan Gauthier revisit the Williamsburg waterfront, once an informal playground on abandoned land appropriated by residents, and discuss how unplanned open spaces can create potential for adventure and discovery.