Project Greenway: Bicycle as Fashion Accessory

This week’s Time Out Magazine cover story asks, "What is New York Style?" Joshua David, co-founder of Friends of the Highline answers,

A bike in the living room, or bedroom, or hall. Not a fancy, $1,000 bike, but a clunker you can lock on the street. All the New Yorkers that I think are stylish ride bikes.

Photo: Sarina Finkelstein

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