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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…

Alert: Parking and Driving for Super Bowl Weekend

Weekend Street Closures – February 1-2 Friday, January 31, 2014 Broadway from 34th Street to 47th Street and 41st Street between 6th and 7th Avenues are closed Saturday and Sunday for the Super Bowl Boulevard event. There also will be parking restrictions on Saturday and Sunday throughout midtown Manhattan. There will be limited access and increased activity in and around the Lincoln Tunnel on Sunday. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes, including the Holland…

Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl XLVIII

WHAT IS IT? For those of you who have been living under a rock your whole life, the Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL). In this year's big game, Super Bowl XLVIII, the Denver Broncos will take on the Seattle Seahawks. The Super Bowl is watched by more television viewers than almost any other event in the world, and certainly in the U.S. (2012's Super Bowl XLVI holds the record…

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…

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…

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

Alert: Gridlock Alert for Wednesday, December 4

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Wednesday, December 4 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: •             Friday, December 6 •             Thursday, December 12 •             Friday, December 13 •             Wednesday, December 18 •             Thursday, December 19 •             Friday, December 20

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…

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…