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Category: Things to Do in NYC

Feed Your Love: NYC’s Most Romantic Restaurant’s for Valentine’s Day

Only nine days left until Valentine's Day, and you still haven't made dinner reservations for you and your special someone? Fear not! We've got recommendations for some of the most romantic spots in NYC, along with the closest and most convenient places to park nearby. Each of these eateries are offering special Valentine's Day meals; and to help keep you from losing your shirt -- you'll want to wait until after dinner for that --…

Everything You Need to Know About New York Fashion Week!

Yes, darlings, it's that time of year again -- when the world's top designers descend on Manhattan to show off their fancy fall ready-to-wear collections on the some of the world's most rarefied runways. This year's Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week, as it's officially called, runs from this Thursday, Feb. 6 through next Thursday, Feb. 13. Events take place all over the city, but most of the action takes place at Lincoln Center. Kate Spade, Nicole Miller,…

Alert: Parking and Driving for Super Bowl Weekend

Weekend Street Closures – February 1-2 Friday, January 31, 2014 Broadway from 34th Street to 47th Street and 41st Street between 6th and 7th Avenues are closed Saturday and Sunday for the Super Bowl Boulevard event. There also will be parking restrictions on Saturday and Sunday throughout midtown Manhattan. There will be limited access and increased activity in and around the Lincoln Tunnel on Sunday. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes, including the Holland…

Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl XLVIII

WHAT IS IT? For those of you who have been living under a rock your whole life, the Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL). In this year's big game, Super Bowl XLVIII, the Denver Broncos will take on the Seattle Seahawks. The Super Bowl is watched by more television viewers than almost any other event in the world, and certainly in the U.S. (2012's Super Bowl XLVI holds the record…

How You Can Help Those Without Coats This Winter

As New Yorkers soldier through the coldest winter in years, thousands of people in the New York Metro area are facing potentially life-threatening consequences because they don’t own proper winter coats and jackets. So Edison Properties, Edison ParkFast's parent company, is joining New York Cares in its annual Coat Drive to deliver coats to people who need them throughout the New York area. Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 28, and through Friday, Feb. 7, Edison will have collection…

Alert: Weekend Bridge Closures – January 25-26

Friday, January 24, 2014 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday, from midnight Saturday to 9 am Sunday, and from midnight Sunday to 6 am Monday. The eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier, the northbound FDR Drive exits close up to an hour earlier, and other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier. One lane in each direction on the Metropolitan…

Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – January 18-20

Friday, January 17, 2014 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday, from midnight Saturday to 9 am Sunday, and from midnight Sunday to 6 am Monday. The eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier, the northbound FDR Drive exits close up to an hour earlier, and other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier. One Manhattan-bound lane on the lower level of…

The Dream Lives On

America celebrates Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 20. Established in 1983, this federal holiday recognizes the life, work and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many people think of Dr. King as a champion of the African-American community, but the fact is, he was champion for all communities. His dream of equality and social justice  inspired people all over the world to stand up for their rights and the rights…