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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: 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…

Alert: Alternate Side Rules Suspended Tuesday and Wednesday, February 11-12

Monday, February 10, 2014 Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended citywide tomorrow, Tuesday, February 11, to facilitate snow removal. Alternate Side Parking Regulations will also be suspended on Wednesday, February 12 for Lincoln’s Birthday. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the City. [Read More on DOT Website]

Alert: Weekend Street Closures – February 8-9

Friday, February 7, 2014 The following streets in Queens will be closed on Saturday from 11 am to 1 pm for the Flushing Chinese Lunar New Year Parade: * 37th Avenue between Main Street and Union Street * Union Street between 37th Avenue and Sanford Avenue * Sanford Avenue between Union Street and Main Street * Main Street between Sanford Avenue and 39th Avenue [Read More on the DOT Web Site]

Feed Your Love: NYC’s Most Romantic Restaurant’s for Valentine’s Day

Only nine days left until Valentine's Day, and you still haven't made dinner reservations for you and your special someone? Fear not! We've got recommendations for some of the most romantic spots in NYC, along with the closest and most convenient places to park nearby. Each of these eateries are offering special Valentine's Day meals; and to help keep you from losing your shirt -- you'll want to wait until after dinner for that --…

Everything You Need to Know About New York Fashion Week!

Yes, darlings, it's that time of year again -- when the world's top designers descend on Manhattan to show off their fancy fall ready-to-wear collections on the some of the world's most rarefied runways. This year's Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week, as it's officially called, runs from this Thursday, Feb. 6 through next Thursday, Feb. 13. Events take place all over the city, but most of the action takes place at Lincoln Center. Kate Spade, Nicole Miller,…