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Category: On Broadway

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…

Enjoying Fall to the Fullest in NYC

The frost is on the pumpkin, the leaves are starting to turn, and there’s no doubt that autumn is upon us (officially beginning this Sunday, Sept. 22). Many people say they get bummed out this time of year, what with the warm glow of summer wearing off. But for others, there’s no more beautiful time of year, especially in New York City. Fodor’s has published a wonderful list of things to do in the Big Apple…

Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – September 14-15

Friday, September 13, 2013 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 and paving. Motorists should plan alternate routes or follow posted detours to the Goethals Bridge. Mulberry Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street, Grand Street between Mott Street and Centre Street, and…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – August 17-18

Friday, August 16, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am on Sunday to 5 am on Monday for rehabilitation work. Motorists should consider using the Williamsburg Bridge or the toll facilities at the Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn Battery) Tunnel, RFK Bridge or Queens Midtown Tunnel. Throughout this closure the Manhattan Bridge will accommodate 5 lanes of traffic inbound/westbound and two lanes outbound/eastbound. Brooklyn-bound traffic will access the Bridge…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – August 3-4

Friday, August 2, 2013 The following streets in Manhattan will be closed on Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm for DOT Summer Streets: * Centre Street between Brooklyn Bridge exit and Reade Street/Lafayette Street * Lafayette Street between Reade Street/Centre Street and Fourth Avenue * Fourth Avenue between Lafayette Street and 15th Street * Union Square East between 15th Street and 17th Street * Park Avenue South between 17th Street and 32nd Street *…

ParkFast Alert: Broadway Reconstruction

Thursday, August 1, 2013 Reconstruction of roadway, utility upgrades, and replacement of trunk water mains on Broadway between Rector and Ann Streets is scheduled to begin on or about Monday, August 5th. The work will be conducted in two-block segments at a time. 1st Segment (August 2013 - December 2013): Rector – Thames (West Side) 2nd Segment (December 2013 - July 2014): Thames – Liberty (West Side) The remaining segments are to be determined/scheduled as…

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

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – June 7-9

Thursday, June 6, 2013 With so many events happening in NYC, it's a perfect weekend to Park & Ride at our Secaucus Location! NJ Turnpike Exit 15K, 675 New County Road. Park your car and hop on a NJ Transit train from the Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station. Trains leave every six minutes, and it's just a 13-minute ride to Penn Station! Here's everything going on in the City: MANHATTAN The following streets will be…

Why Drive to Work When You Can “Park and Subway?”

Commuting in, out or around New York City is always a challenge, no matter where in the NYC-Metropolitan area you happen to live. But for those living in upper Manhattan, the Bronx or Westchester, your daily commute to Midtown (or beyond) just got a lot easier. It's called "Dyckman Park & Subway," a beautiful, newly refurbished ParkFast facility conveniently located at 268 Dyckman Street in Inwood -- right near the Dyckman Street & Broadway stop…

Free Infographic: Broadway by the numbers

Arguably the world’s greatest performing arts center, Manhattan’s Theater District did not start out in Midtown. New York’s earliest theatrical venues, dating back to the mid-1700s, were located way downtown in the Financial District, and they gradually moved uptown from there. By 1870, the theater world was centered around Union Square. It wasn’t until the early 1900s when major theaters sprang up in Times Square and just north of it, and this area remains the…