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ParkFast Alert: Central Park Transverses Weeknight Closures – April 1-4

Monday, March 31, 2014 The Central Park transverses at 65th Street, 79th Street, 86th Street and 96th Street will each be closed once in the early morning hours during this week for annual scheduled under-deck bridge inspections. Each transverse will be completely closed to traffic, except for emergency vehicles, from 12:01 am until 5:30 am. Only one transverse will be closed at a time, so the adjacent transverses may be used as alternates. [caption id=""…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Street Closures – March 29-30

Friday, March 28, 2014 The following streets in Manhattan will be closed on Sunday: 6th Avenue between 51st Street and 55th Street and 51st Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue will be closed from 7:30 am to 9:15 am for the NYC Fire Department Holy Name Society Parade: The following streets will be closed from 2 pm to 5 pm for the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York Parade: * 5th Avenue…

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]