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Spreading Cheer, Spreading Hope: ParkFast’s Parent Company Partners With NYC Charities for the Holidays

EDISON PROPERTIES TEAMS UP WITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS AND FEEDINGNYC FOR TOY DRIVE AND HOLIDAY MEAL DELIVERIES It’s become a holiday tradition: Instead of spending money on decorations, Edison Properties and its various businesses are once again teaming up with worthy charities this season to make the holidays brighter for New Yorkers in need. In addition to making a $20,000 donation to the Partnership for the Homeless, Edison, the parent company of Edison ParkFast,…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – November 9-11

Friday, November 8, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from midnight Friday to 6 am Monday. Alternative routes are the Manhattan Bridge, the Williamsburg Bridge or MTA-tolled facilities: the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, Robert F Kennedy (Triboro) Bridge or Queens Midtown Tunnel. Brooklyn-bound traffic will access the Brooklyn Bridge from Pearl Street or Centre Street, using a contraflow configuration. This weekend only there will be additional access to the bridge…

Our Halloween Extravaganza in Pictures

Batman and Robin showed up. So did Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and enough witches, ghosts and enough talking animals to populate a Disney movie. Close to 600 Inwood-area kids and their parents descended on the Uptown location of Edison ParkFast's sister company,WorkSpace Offices, for our fourth annual Halloween Extravaganza on Oct. 30. The candy-covered festivities, which were free and open to the public, included a live DJ, a costume parade, spooky face-painting, miniature golf, a treasure…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – November 2-3

Friday, November 1, 2013 There will be bridge and street closings in all five boroughs on Sunday between 8 am and 6 pm for the NYC Marathon. Details are available on the DOT web site’s weekend traffic advisory page at http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/motorist/wkndtraf.shtml. One of four lanes on the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed from 6 am to 2 pm on Saturday to facilitate bridge maintenance work. Madison Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th…

Alert: Halloween Parade Street Closures

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 The following streets in Manhattan will be closed from 7 pm to 11 pm for the Village Halloween Parade: * 6th Avenue between Canal Street and 17th Street * Dominick Street between Varick Street and 6th Avenue * Sullivan Street between Broome Street and Spring Street * Broome Street and Spring Street between Sullivan Street and Varick Street * 16th Street and 17th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue The…

Tricks and Treats in Inwood

ParkFast Brings Halloween Fun to Kids in Upper Manhattan! Pint-sized ghosts, goblins, witches and ghouls are expected to descend upon Manhattan’s Inwood neighborhood Oct. 30 as local businesses WorkSpace Offices, Manhattan Mini Storage and Edison ParkFast host their fourth annual Halloween Extravaganza. The event, which includes a costume parade, spooky face-painting, games, contests and loads of candy, has grown in popularity every year that it’s been held. This year, over 400 trick-or-treaters and their parents…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge & Street Closures Oct. 18-20

The Ninth Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal will be closed on Sunday from 7 am to 3 pm to replace a damaged electric cable spool. Traffic will be detoured to the Hamilton Avenue Bridge. Two out of the four northbound travel lanes of Route 9A from West 48th Street to West 54th Street and the southbound left turn lane from 9A onto West 52nd Street will be closed from 12:01 am Saturday to 5…

Visit Historic Homes in NYC!

Attention, lovers of architecture and history! We just wanted to pass along to you a very cool event happening in New York City from Friday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 13: This is the 6th annual Historic House Festival, brought to you by New York City's Historic House Trust. On this special weekend, 23 historic houses located in parks across the five boroughs will open their doors for history- and food-related events, exclusive tours, lectures…

Edison ParkFast Rocks the Newark 5K Run!

Edison Properties, the Newark-based parent company of Edison ParkFast, congratulates all our athletes who took part in the Newark Corporate 5K Run on Wednesday, Oct. 2. We are thrilled to announce that Team Edison placed 6th out of a total 35 co-ed teams! The run benefits Integrity House, which provides substance abuse treatment and social services, and it attracts about 1,100 runners annually, raising thousands of dollars for this worthy cause. Team Edison had 35…

“I Have a Dream.”

Edison ParkFast salutes Dr. Martin Luther King on the 50th anniversary of his most famous speech. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="540"] Crowds gathering at the Lincoln Memorial for the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963.[/caption] The New York Times Aug. 28, 2013 CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK: The Lasting Power of Dr. King’s Dream Speech By MICHIKO KAKUTANI He began slowly, with magisterial gravity, talking about what it was to be black in America in 1963 and the…