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April Event Lineup in NYC

Like a crocus peeking its head up through the mud, April calls you out to enjoy events that will warm your body and spirit. We have one rec for each day with the promise they will make you feel happy once again to be living in a place with such diverse and enjoyable offerings. Begin by moving your body, calming your mind and raising your vibration at Higher Levels: A Yoga Experience inside Madison Square…

Light Up Your February

We love February. Despite its short length and erratic weather happenings, February is for bundling up, braving the elements, and bringing yourself to events from the obvious to the offbeat that could only happen in New York. There is a reason you’ve chosen to live in or close to the greatest city in the world (and it’s not to stay at home on the couch eating those pastel-colored Valentine’s Day heart candies #HEARTYOU). Start the…

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…

Upcoming Events in NYC: Central Park, Downtown, and Brooklyn

Here’s what you should be doing (and where you should be parking) in NYC over the next week. Central Park Summerstage Festival: Looking for some musical entertainment in NYC that won’t cost you your life’s savings? We can help. Check out Central Park’s SummerStage Lineup for tons of low-priced (and FREE) events! July 26: Chronixx & The Zincfence Redemption / Junior Reid / The Rice and Peas Crew FREE EVENT July 29: Conor Oberst with…

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.…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – May 10-11

Friday, May 9, 2014 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday and from midnight Saturday to 9 am Sunday. The eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier and other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier. Motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge. One of four lanes of the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from…

Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 26-27

Friday, April 25, 2014 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday and from midnight Saturday to 9 am Sunday. 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…

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…

Win Free Parking Passes in Celebrity Catwalk Contest!

Fur will be flying on May 3rd when Celebrity Catwalk's "Paws in the City" returns to the Big Apple! This fashion show for pets fuses the worlds of fashion and entertainment into one unforgettable event, with all of the proceeds going to animal rescue organizations. As we've done in the past, Edison ParkFast is proud to support this event. And this year, for the first time ever, we're teaming up with Celebrity Catwalk for a free…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 5-6

Friday, April 4, 2014 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from 11:59 pm Friday to 6 am Monday. The westbound/southbound BQE exit ramp to Cadman Plaza West also will be closed. BQE exit ramp traffic will be diverted to the Atlantic Avenue exit onto Furman Street. While the Manhattan Bridge remains an alternative for Manhattan-bound traffic, motorists should also consider the Williamsburg Bridge or the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (MTA-tolled facility) due to…