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75 neighborhoods turn boring streets into Play Streets, city renews program pilot

There is only one space that truly connects every home on a block: The street. For a generation or two, most streets have been surrendered to the movement and storage of cars. Kids are taught to be afraid of streets … Continue reading

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Streets are for playing: Hopscotch CD is Saturday + Organize a Play Street in your neighborhood

The first Hopscotch CD might have been the smiliest day ever in any neighborhood in Seattle ever (see photos here). Everyday streets were transformed into a neighborhood-wide community party, with people of all ages hopping past their neighbors’ homes in … Continue reading

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Seattle tries out first play street in Madrona, seeks other areas for pilot program

Seattle is experimenting with its first ever play street right now as I’m writing this story. It’s up in Madrona as part of St. Therese Catholic Academy’s field day. It will be open Friday from 8:45 a.m. until 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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