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DECEMBER FA-LA-LA-LA-FUN in NYC

While walking my dog through Metrotech Commons the day after Thanksgiving, I witnessed the tallest Christmas tree in Brooklyn having its lights tested. At 7:30 in the morning it was a true New York moment, a smile-inducing, flash of joy for what is to come this month. It is December after all! The close of 2017. A time when the city comes alive with holiday festivities (and the tourists who love all we have to…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – May 24-26

Friday, May 23, 2014 [caption id="attachment_1397" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Anthony Correia / Shutterstock.com[/caption] One of four lanes on the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 12:30 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance. Mulberry Street between Canal Street and Broome Street and Hester Street between Mott Street and Baxter Street will be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5:30 pm to 9 pm for the Little Italy Pedestrian Mall.…

Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 19-20

Friday, April 18, 2014 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday. Motorists will be detoured to the Manhattan Bridge or may choose other crossings. One of four lanes on the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance. The Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek will be closed on Saturday from 8 am to 1…

Weekend Bridge Closures – December 21-22

Friday, December 20, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday, from midnight Saturday to 9 am Sunday, and from midnight Sunday to 6 am Monday. The eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier, the northbound FDR Drive exits close up to an hour earlier, and all other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier. One lane on the Manhattan…

Gridlock Alert for Wednesday through Friday, December 18-20

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Wednesday, December 18, Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20 are Holiday Gridlock Alert Days, among the heaviest vehicular traffic days of the holiday season. Residents, commuters and visitors are strongly advised to use mass transit, bike or walk on these days.

ALERT: Weekend Bridge Closures – December 14-15

Friday, December 13, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday, from midnight Saturday to 9 am Sunday, and from midnight Sunday to 6 am Monday. The eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier, the northbound FDR Drive exits close up to an hour earlier, and all other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier. The Grand Street Bridge over…

ALERT: Gridlock Alert for Thursday and Friday, December 12-13

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Thursday, December 12 and Friday, December 13 are Holiday Gridlock Alert Days, among the heaviest vehicular traffic days of the holiday season. Residents, commuters and visitors are strongly advised to use mass transit. The remaining Gridlock Alert Days for this holiday season are: * Wednesday, December 18 * Thursday, December 19 * Friday, December 20

ALERT: Gridlock Warning for Friday, Dec. 6

Thursday, December 5, 2013 Friday, December 6 is a Holiday Gridlock Alert Day, one of the heaviest vehicular traffic days of the holiday season. Residents, commuters and visitors are strongly advised to use mass transit. The remaining Gridlock Alert Days for this holiday season are: * Thursday, December 12 * Friday, December 13 * Wednesday, December 18 * Thursday, December 19 * Friday, December 20