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Seating on Long Street's narrow sidewalks

In Search of a Place to Sit in Cape Town

One would think the simple ritual of sitting down would be easy to do, but in Cape Town, your options are limited. Public benches seem to be reserved for parks, with some placed around a few of the city’s public squares, though it is the city’s streets where there is more to see.

Cape Town’s struggle with the concept of a Public Realm: 3 recent events which could inspire change

Education belongs in the streets, politics in public parks, commerce in garages, food in parking lots, and relationships on sidewalks.- Kasey Klimes

Cape Town is finding its feet as a city that embraces festivals and life in the public realm. Unfortunately, many markets or events require an organising team and loads of patience to meet the […]