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Category: Things to Do in NYC

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…

ALERT: Weekend Bridge Closures – January 11-12

Friday, January 10, 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…

Weekend Bridge Closures – December 21-22

Friday, December 20, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic 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 all other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier. One lane on the Manhattan…

Gridlock Alert for Wednesday through Friday, December 18-20

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Wednesday, December 18, Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20 are Holiday Gridlock Alert Days, among the heaviest vehicular traffic days of the holiday season. Residents, commuters and visitors are strongly advised to use mass transit, bike or walk on these days.

ALERT: Weekend Bridge Closures – December 14-15

Friday, December 13, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic 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 all other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier. The Grand Street Bridge over…

Meet Our Lucky Edison ParkFast Sweepstakes Winner!

Congratulations, Sharmila S. -- you just won 15 free parking passes to use at any of our 40 Edison ParkFast locations in New York, New Jersey and Baltimore! [caption id="attachment_1122" align="aligncenter" width="392"] Musa Siddiqui, Facility Manager for Edison ParkFast at 50 West 44th Street, awards 15 parking passes to sweepstakes winner Shamila S.[/caption] Sharmila, a resident of northern New Jersey, entered the "Park Like a Rock Star" sweepstakes via our Facebook page. The contest, which…