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Thurs., July 24 – Wed., July 30 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY FOR IDUL-FITR (the end of Ramadan) Back to the usual overnight Brooklyn Bridge closures: all Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday, midnight Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, midnight Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday, and 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. […]

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Thurs., July 17 – Wed., July 23 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special alert! President Obama is coming to New York Thursday afternoon for a D.N.C. roundtable event. The White House has yet to release details on the location, but he will likely chopper into Wall St. and motorcade to the event. That will […]

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Thurs., July 10 – Wed., July 16 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special Alert! First Lady Michelle Obama will make a visit to New York Thursday night for a D.N.C. fundraiser in East Midtown. Expect turbulence on the F.D.R. in the 30s and 40s, with possible impacts further south, during the evening rush […]

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Thurs., July 3 – Wed., July 9 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY Happy Independence Day! With July 4th on Friday, the big getaway will be Thursday afternoon. Expect a crunch at every bridge and tunnel out of Lower Manhattan. The F.D.R. and West St. will be jammed with drivers heading to the Holland […]

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Thurs., July 3 – Wed., July 9 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY Happy Independence Day! With July 4th on Friday, the big getaway will be Thursday afternoon. Expect a crunch at every bridge and tunnel out of Lower Manhattan. The F.D.R. and West St. will be jammed with […]

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Thurs., June 26 – Wed., July 2 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK East River tunnel trouble over the weekend, and Hudson River tunnel trouble Thursday night: one tube of the Battery Tunnel will close 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. One lane will remain open in each direction in the other tube. In the […]

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Thurs., June 19 – Wed., June 25  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK It’s been one year since I last reviewed bike share. Now, after nearly 100 rides here’s my updated review: 1. The bikes are holding up reasonably well. The seats are cracking and look like they won’t make it another […]

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Thurs., June 12 – Wed., June 18 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK It’s been one year since I last reviewed bike share. Now, after nearly 100 rides here’s my updated review: 1. The bikes are holding up reasonably well. The seats are cracking and look like they won’t make it another […]

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Thurs., June 5 – Wed., June 11  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR SHAVUOT River-lock strikes Lower Manhattan once again with closures at the Hudson and East River crossings. In the Battery Tunnel, one tube will close 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. One lane of traffic will remain open in […]

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Thurs., May 29 – Wed., June 4 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND WEDNESDAY FOR SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION AND SHAVUOT East River gridlock over the weekend! There will be a full weekend closure of all Manhattan-bound lanes on the Brooklyn Bridge. The closure will start midnight Friday night and run through 6 […]

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