San José

Rescheduled: Al Fresco, All the Time?

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San Pedro Square, San José

This program has been rescheduled from August, and is now in person. Questions? Contact publicprograms@spur.org.

Proposed and implemented in 2020 as a way to offer relief to struggling businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, San José Al Fresco — the city’s program to close streets, parking lots and private property for use by diners and shoppers — has led to vibrant streets and economic recovery. Though the program was unanimously extended last year, its applicability in public spaces, such as streets and sidewalks, faces big policy and implementation questions. What does the future hold for outdoor dining and commerce in San José? Join us at Luna Mexican Kitchen on The Alameda, a restaurant that adapted during the pandemic to ever evolving public and health safety guidelines and a favorite of patrons in the city, as we discuss the program's successes and challenges in downtown and city, and learn how best practices in shared spaces and slow streets programs can lead to permanent Al Fresco adoption in San José.

 

This program will be hosted at:

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Admission

Free.

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