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ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – March 22-23

Friday, March 21, 2014 One of four lanes of the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance. One lane in each direction on the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek is maintained Saturdays from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs. One of two lanes on the Union Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal will be closed northbound…

Everything You Need to Know About St. Patrick’s Day 2014 in NYC

New York City is about to get mighty green again as another St. Patrick's Day approaches. For many city dwellers, Irish or otherwise, the holiday marks the unofficial beginning of springtime -- and it couldn't happen soon enough, after the snowpacalypse that has been this past winter. (And by the way, don't let today's mild temperatures fool you; you'll need a heavy green coat if you're planning on marching in the parade.) So as we've…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – March 8-9

Friday, March 7, 2014 One of four lanes of the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance. Traffic on the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek (the John Jay Byrne Bridge) will be reduced to one lane in each direction on Saturday between 7 am and 1 pm to repair armored expansion joints. The following streets in Manhattan will be closed…

Alert: Alternate Side Parking Regulations Reinstated

Friday, Feb.21, 2014 Alternate Side Parking regulations will be reinstated citywide as of Monday, Feb. 24 to facilitate ongoing snow removal efforts and street cleaning. Motorists are advised that they may need to clear remaining snow from their vehicles in order to move them prior to the reinstatement of regulations. Payment at parking meters will also be in effect throughout the city. [Read More on DOT Website]

It’s NYC Restaurant Week! Why Aren’t You Stuffing Your Face Yet?

Yes, it's that time of year again -- one of two times, actually -- to which New York foodies look forward with great anticipation and salivation: New York Restaurant Week! To the uninitiated among you, including those NYC newbies who are still trying to figure out the difference between the C and E Trains, allow us, you friendly neighborhood parking company, to answer all your questions. What the #$&! is Restaurant Week? Twice a year, during…

Alert: Alternate Side Rules Suspended Through Saturday, Feb. 22

Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended citywide this week, through Saturday, February 22, to facilitate refuse pickup and ongoing snow removal efforts, including in metered parking areas. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city. [Read More on DOT Website]  

Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – February 15-16

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 The Third Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal will be closed on Saturday between 7 am and 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance work. The Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek will maintain one lane of traffic in each direction on Sunday from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs. Market Street between East Broadway and Henry Street in Manhattan will be closed on Saturday from 1…

Snow Alert: Alternate Side Rules Suspended Through Saturday, Feb. 15

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended citywide on Thursday, Feb. 13, Friday, Feb. 14, and Saturday Feb. 15 to facilitate storm response and snow removal. There are no Alternate Side Parking Regulations in effect on Sundays. Alternate Side Parking Regulations will also be suspended on Monday, February 17 for Washington’s Birthday/Presidents Day. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the City except on Sunday when Sunday parking rules…