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Category: Things to Do in NYC

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…

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: 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…

Sept. 11, 2013

Twelve years ago today, on a beautiful late summer morning, 2,977 innocent people lost their lives after 19 terrorists hijacked planes that ultimately crashed into the Twin Towers, the Pentagon and a field in Shanksville, PA. Of those souls lost, 246 had been aboard the four aircraft; 125 were at the Pentagon; and 2,606 were in or around the World Trade Center. The New York City Fire Department lost 340 firefighters, a chaplain and two…