On Sunday, June 10th 2012 Lyndale Avenue will be closed to car traffic for Open Streets. The Gorilla Yogis will be back, as well, doing yoga to do good. It’s a Karma thing. Read on for details.
What is Open Streets? Well, by opening up the streets for people to walk, bike, run and skate for a day, we get an opportunity to experience our city in a whole new way.
What: Open Streets Minneapolis (visit site)
Who: An initiative of the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition
When: June 10th, 2012, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Lyndale Ave S from 22nd St to 42nd St
Here’s the idea behind it: In the past the street was the hub of the community—it was a place to shop, mingle, gossip, and play. Open Streets gives this back while promoting healthy activity and sustainable transportation. This is a great opportunity for everyone young and old to be active while engaging with neighbors and local businesses. It’s kinda new-old-timey.
Don’t be afraid to come out to Eye of Horus next Sunday, just come on bike, or plan on a hike. We’ll be here and open our regular hours, 11-7pm.
Return of the Gorilla Yogis
Last year was the first Open Streets. We thought is was a cool idea, getting people up and about and socializing, even the mayor was cycling by. Then we noticed a surprising thing. People were setting up yoga mats in front of our store.