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Tricks and Treats in Inwood

ParkFast Brings Halloween Fun to Kids in Upper Manhattan! Pint-sized ghosts, goblins, witches and ghouls are expected to descend upon Manhattan’s Inwood neighborhood Oct. 30 as local businesses WorkSpace Offices, Manhattan Mini Storage and Edison ParkFast host their fourth annual Halloween Extravaganza. The event, which includes a costume parade, spooky face-painting, games, contests and loads of candy, has grown in popularity every year that it’s been held. This year, over 400 trick-or-treaters and their parents…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge & Street Closures Oct. 18-20

The Ninth Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal will be closed on Sunday from 7 am to 3 pm to replace a damaged electric cable spool. Traffic will be detoured to the Hamilton Avenue Bridge. Two out of the four northbound travel lanes of Route 9A from West 48th Street to West 54th Street and the southbound left turn lane from 9A onto West 52nd Street will be closed from 12:01 am Saturday to 5…

Columbus Day Parade Street Closings Monday

The NYPD has issued a warning of street closures on Monday as revelers enjoy the 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday in Midtown. The parade route, which runs along Fifth Avenue, begins street shutdowns at 8 a.m., in preparation of the 11:30 a.m. parade which has been taking place in the city since 1929. Marchers will proceed from East 44th Street up to East 72nd Street, and parade goers can access the area by…

Visit Historic Homes in NYC!

Attention, lovers of architecture and history! We just wanted to pass along to you a very cool event happening in New York City from Friday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 13: This is the 6th annual Historic House Festival, brought to you by New York City's Historic House Trust. On this special weekend, 23 historic houses located in parks across the five boroughs will open their doors for history- and food-related events, exclusive tours, lectures…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – October 5-6

Friday, October 4, 2013 The South Upper (Brooklyn-bound) roadway of the Manhattan Bridge will be closed from 9 am to 6 pm on Sunday for the removal of construction sheds on the pedestrian walkway. During these times there will be two lanes eastbound to Brooklyn on the lower level, and two lanes westbound to Manhattan open to traffic on the North Upper Roadway. One tube of the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel will be…

Edison ParkFast Rocks the Newark 5K Run!

Edison Properties, the Newark-based parent company of Edison ParkFast, congratulates all our athletes who took part in the Newark Corporate 5K Run on Wednesday, Oct. 2. We are thrilled to announce that Team Edison placed 6th out of a total 35 co-ed teams! The run benefits Integrity House, which provides substance abuse treatment and social services, and it attracts about 1,100 runners annually, raising thousands of dollars for this worthy cause. Team Edison had 35…

ParkFast Helps Make “Celebrity Catwalk” a Howling Good Time!

Edison ParkFast was proud to donate ten free parking spaces at our garage at 245 West 28th Street for the second annual "Celebrity Catwalk" benefiting NYC's homeless animals on Sept. 15. In addition to the money raised for this worthy cause, a fun and furry time was had by all. Enjoy the recap video by clicking here, as well as the photos below.

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – September 28-29

Friday, September 27, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am Saturday to 7 am Sunday. All Brooklyn-bound traffic will be able to access the bridge normally. The South Upper (Brooklyn-bound) roadway of the Manhattan Bridge will be closed from 6 am to 6 pm Sunday for the removal of construction sheds on the pedestrian walkway. During these times there will be two lanes eastbound to Brooklyn on the lower…

ALERT: UN General Assembly Street Closures

Sunday, September 22, 2013 There will be intermittent closures throughout the day from Monday, September 23 through Friday, September 27 because of the UN General Assembly session at the following locations: • Area bounded by East 60th Street on the north, East 34th Street on the south, 1st Avenue on the east, 3rd Avenue on the west, all inclusive • Area bounded by East 51st Street on the north and East 48th Street on the…

Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – September 21-22

Friday, September 20, 2013 One tube of the Brooklyn Battery Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be closed from 9 pm Friday through 5 am Monday. One lane will be open in each direction in the remaining tube. The Outerbridge Crossing will be closed in both directions between 10 pm to 5 am Monday nights through Friday mornings and from 11:59 pm Friday to 7 am on Saturdays through October to facilitate Port Authority roadway repairs…