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Amusement on the Street


From the traditional to the invented, a variety of street games have been played by kids in the City

Over the years, in New York City's five boroughs, kids found a variety of ways to amuse themselves in the streets. They played, and sometimes even invented games, using whatever was at hand; bottle caps, broomsticks, or a piece of chalk.

On this week's Cityscape, we’re talking about classic street games; Stickball, Stoopball, Ringolevio, Scully, Johnny on a Pony, and more.