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Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – July 27-28

Friday, July 26, 2013 The south tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed from 2 am Saturday to 5 am Monday for MTA repair work. Two-way traffic operations will be in effect in the north tube for cars and NYCT buses. Commercial traffic must use an alternate route during these hours. The Willis Avenue Bridge will be fully closed to motorists and pedestrians on Saturday from 2 am to 6 am for swing…

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…

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:…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 13-14

Friday, April 12, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am to 7 am Saturday to perform necessary long term rehabilitation and repainting work. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained as will the pedestrian and cycling path. Manhattan-bound motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge. The northbound FDR Drive exit to the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed starting one hour before the bridge closure hours. One tube of the…

ParkFast Alert: Alternate Side Parking and Bridge/Street Closings, 3/29-4/2

Friday, March 29, 2013 Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Monday and Tuesday, April 1-2 for Passover. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect. [Read More] Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – March 30-31 Friday, March 29, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am to 7 am Saturday to perform necessary long term rehabilitation and repainting work. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained as will…

Everything You Need to Know About St. Patrick’s Day in Manhattan!

Yes, it's that time of year again when it seems like everyone in New York City turns Irish. From green costumes to green beer and even green hair, the spirit of the Irish inhabits New Yorkers great and wee. As we run up to the big March 17 holiday, here's a handy rundown of everything you need to know to get your shamrocks shaking. Erin go Braugh! WHO IS THIS PATRICK FELLOW? Saint Patrick is…

Parking Alert: 2013 Alternate Side Parking Suspension Calendar

2013 Alternate Side Parking Suspension Calendar Date/ Holiday Tuesday, January 1 New Years Day* Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King Sunday, February 10 Asian Lunar New Year Tuesday, February 12 Lincolns Birthday Wednesday, February 13 Ash Wednesday Monday, February 18 Washingtons Birthday (Presidents Day) Sunday, February 24 Purim Tuesday, March 26 the first day of Passover Wednesday, March 27 the second day of Passover Thursday, March 28 Holy Thursday Friday, March 29 Good Friday Monday,…

Traffic Alert: Times Square New Year’s Eve Street Closures

Monday, December 31, 2012 At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Monday, the following streets will be closed to all vehicular traffic: 7th Avenue from 41st to 59th Streets; Broadway from 47th to 59th Streets; 43rd to 47th Streets from 6th to 8th Avenue. 42nd Street from 6th to 8th Avenue will be closed to traffic beginning at 5 p.m. on Monday. After 6:30 p.m. on Monday, traffic closures will be instituted as crowd conditions warrant on…