Next Open Streets Event Is This Saturday in Holly Hills/Southampton
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Christy Boulevard from Eichelberger Street to Holly Hills Boulevard will be closed, and from Holly Hills down to Livingston Drive as well. In place of the normal cars will be streets filled with basketball hoops, swing dancing lessons, a techno bubble bus, obstacle courses and other surprises. Here's a helpful map of the route:
The purpose of all this hoopla is to get people outside doing active things, and to help you socialize with your fellow citizens rather than seethe at them when they fail to accelerate as soon as the light turns green. If you can't make this one, the next Open Streets is scheduled for September 29 in the Southwest Garden neighborhood.