The council has shut its best-known inner city high streets to traffic for one day, with cars and buses replaced by street furniture, a crew of roving entertainers and pubs or bars that spill out onto the road.
Loosening the city’s tight regulations and putting trust in the public and local communities – who know their neighbourhoods intimately – can be hugely important” to enliven public spaces and make them more inclusive, helping recovery from COVID life.
Olivia Hill has made history as the first openly trans person to be elected to political office in Nashville, Tennessee. On Thursday (14 September), Hill made history, winning 12.9 per cent of the vote and being elected to the Metro Council. She is the first out trans candidate to have been elected anywhere in Tennessee, according to the LGBTQ+ Victory Fund.https://www.thepinknews.com/2023/09/17/nashville-elects-first-openly-trans-politician
Featured at the New York Historical Society Museum, there is a gallery of artworks that show different populations that make up New York City (NYC). These plaster busts were created with the help of four resident women at a homeless shelter on Park Ave. The project by artists John Ahearne and Rigoberto Torres was created about the homeless crisis in NYC using the transformation of art through plaster models made from real persons.The space around the busts is symbolic of the space and shelter that should be given to the homeless as part of the community.