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Month: July 2013

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – July 27-28

Friday, July 26, 2013 The south tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed from 2 am Saturday to 5 am Monday for MTA repair work. Two-way traffic operations will be in effect in the north tube for cars and NYCT buses. Commercial traffic must use an alternate route during these hours. The Willis Avenue Bridge will be fully closed to motorists and pedestrians on Saturday from 2 am to 6 am for swing…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – July 20-21

Friday, July 19, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am Saturday to 6 am Monday for work on the bridge structure. Motorists proceeding inbound/northbound from south Brooklyn via the Belt Parkway and Gowanus Expressway should use 3rd Avenue/Hamilton Avenue into the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (toll facility) as the best route into lower Manhattan. Motorists proceeding inbound/westbound from Queens/Long Island should consider the Williamsburg Bridge, or the…

A ParkFast Shout-Out in Avicii’s New Music Video

Someone just directed our attention to the new music video for Avicii's "Wake Me Up" (feat. Aloe Blacc). Not only is the song friggin' GORGEOUS -- and the video a virtual time-lapse love letter to NYC -- but one of Edison ParkFast's iconic billboards makes a cameo at 1:12. We couldn't be more thrilled! Click on the link below to enjoy the video! Avicii - Wake Me Up (Official Music Video HD) ft. Aloe Blacc

Everything You Need to Know About July 4th in NYC!

WHAT'S ALL THE NOISE ABOUT? The most American of holidays, the 4th of July is also known as Independence Day, and it commemorates the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which gave the colonies independence from Great Britain. Many New Yorkers skip town for the 4th, but in our humble opinion, there's no better place to spend America's birthday than right here in the Big Apple. If you're planning…

ParkFast Alert: July 4th Street Closures

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 The following streets in Manhattan will be closed with staggered closings starting at 4:30 pm for the Macy’s 4th of July Annual Fireworks Celebration: • 10th Avenue between 14th Street and 59th Street • Joe DiMaggio Highway between 14th Street and 72nd Street • Henry Hudson Parkway between 72nd Street and 125th Street • 14th Street between 10th Avenue and Joe DiMaggio Highway • 59th Street between 10th Avenue and Joe…