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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…

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…

Columbus Day Parade Street Closings Monday

The NYPD has issued a warning of street closures on Monday as revelers enjoy the 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday in Midtown. The parade route, which runs along Fifth Avenue, begins street shutdowns at 8 a.m., in preparation of the 11:30 a.m. parade which has been taking place in the city since 1929. Marchers will proceed from East 44th Street up to East 72nd Street, and parade goers can access the area by…

Everything You Need to Know About St. Patrick’s Day in Manhattan!

Yes, it's that time of year again when it seems like everyone in New York City turns Irish. From green costumes to green beer and even green hair, the spirit of the Irish inhabits New Yorkers great and wee. As we run up to the big March 17 holiday, here's a handy rundown of everything you need to know to get your shamrocks shaking. Erin go Braugh! WHO IS THIS PATRICK FELLOW? Saint Patrick is…