Culture on the Cheap
From The New York Shitty Inbox: Fifth Annual Memorial Ride & Walk
This item comes courtesy of a lady named Leah of Ghostbikes. Follows is a general rundown what this event is about per Ghostbike’s press release:
The Annual Memorial Ride and Walk brings New Yorkers together to remember pedestrians and cyclists killed in our city over the past year.Â This will mark the 5th year that this event has occurred. Riders will visit the site of each ghost bike, a white-painted memorial for cyclists, installed in 2009, then join the Memorial Walk in Greenpoint.Â Please join us for this important event.Â Louisville, KY cyclists will be riding in solidarity with us to remember their own losses.
Date: Sunday, January 3, 2010
Ride Start: West 145th Street and Convent Avenue, Harlem, Manhattan; 10:00 a.m.
Walk Start: Manhattan Avenue and Milton Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn; 4:30 p.m.
Event End: Greenpoint Reformed Church, 136 Milton Street, Greenpoint,
Brooklyn, 5:00 p.m.
Those of you who wish to get more information about this, the Fifth Annual Memorial Ride & Walk, should (in light of the inclement weather) peruse the “day of” schedule by clicking here. You can also view a full itinerary by clicking here.
Bundle up— and please stay safe, folks!