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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…

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…

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…

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 --…

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.

There’s No Place Like NYC for the Holidays!

The Big Apple is a magical place every day of the year -- which is why a record 54 million tourists visited us in 2013 -- but there's no place like home for the holidays. From the giant Rockefeller Center Tree to the shops of 5th Avenue to the epic Ball Drop in Times Square, the city simply sizzles with energy, in spite of the often bitter cold. So whether you're lucky enough to live…