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Category: Things to Do in NYC

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – September 7-8

Friday, September 6, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am Saturday until 6 am Monday. Motorists should use the Hugh L. Carey (Brooklyn Battery) Tunnel, Williamsburg Bridge, RFK Bridge or Queens Midtown Tunnel, into Manhattan. Throughout this closure the Manhattan Bridge will accommodate 5 lanes of traffic inbound/westbound and two lanes outbound/eastbound. The northbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway will be closed from Exit 28A (Cadman Plaza West) to Exit 29A…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – August 24-25

Friday, August 23, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am on Saturday to noon on Sunday for rehabilitation work. Motorists should consider using the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge or Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (MTA toll facility) Brooklyn-bound traffic will access the Bridge from Pearl Street or Centre Street, using a contraflow configuration. This weekend only, there will be additional access to the bridge via the Park Row…

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…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – July 20-21

Friday, July 19, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am Saturday to 6 am Monday for work on the bridge structure. Motorists proceeding inbound/northbound from south Brooklyn via the Belt Parkway and Gowanus Expressway should use 3rd Avenue/Hamilton Avenue into the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (toll facility) as the best route into lower Manhattan. Motorists proceeding inbound/westbound from Queens/Long Island should consider the Williamsburg Bridge, or the…

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

Everything You Need to Know About July 4th in NYC!

WHAT'S ALL THE NOISE ABOUT? The most American of holidays, the 4th of July is also known as Independence Day, and it commemorates the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which gave the colonies independence from Great Britain. Many New Yorkers skip town for the 4th, but in our humble opinion, there's no better place to spend America's birthday than right here in the Big Apple. If you're planning…

ParkFast Alert: July 4th Street Closures

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 The following streets in Manhattan will be closed with staggered closings starting at 4:30 pm for the Macy’s 4th of July Annual Fireworks Celebration: • 10th Avenue between 14th Street and 59th Street • Joe DiMaggio Highway between 14th Street and 72nd Street • Henry Hudson Parkway between 72nd Street and 125th Street • 14th Street between 10th Avenue and Joe DiMaggio Highway • 59th Street between 10th Avenue and Joe…

Get Yourself Tested!

Beginning July 1, you may notice the following message on the LED screens at many of our Manhattan Mini Storage and Edison ParkFast locations: That’s because we’re supporting the Get Yourself Tested campaign, which encourages young people in New York City to get themselves tested for sexually transmitted diseases. The program, which was first launched in 2009 through a partnership of MTV, the Kaiser Family Foundation and others, raises awareness of STDs and promotes sexual…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – June 14-16

Friday, June 14, 2013 MANHATTAN Joe DiMaggio Highway/West Street-9A northbound between Houston Street and West 14th Street: •             One of four lanes northbound will be closed 8pm Saturday to noon Sunday. Two of four northbound lanes will be closed 1am to 8am Sunday, and again 9pm Sunday to 6:30am Monday to facilitate roadway restoration work. The following streets will be closed on Saturday and/or Sunday to facilitate crane operation, roadway restoration or facade inspection work:…

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…