DOT Weekend Traffic Advisory: February 16-18, 2018

(DOT) February 16-18, 2018 — DOT Weekend Traffic Advisory for Festivals, Parades and Events

Annual Chinese New Year Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm for the Annual Chinese New Year Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation

  • 8th Avenue between 49th Street and 51st Street

Route

  • 8th Avenue between 51st Street and 60th Street

Dispersal

  • 8th Avenue between 60th Street and 61st Street

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(DOT) Weekend Traffic Advisory For Friday, February 9, 2018 to Sunday, February 11, 2018

(MSCC) Eileen Miller and Frank Kelly, February 9, 2018 — Cold weather continues. DOT has corrected the date: Sat, 2/10/18 for 3rd Annual Madison St to Madison Ave Lunar New Year Celebration Benefiting The Animal Medical Center, 510 East 62nd St, NY, NY 10065.

NEXT MTS COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING: Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7:00p.m., Wyndham New Yorker Hotel on 8th Avenue between 34th and 35th streets.

(DOT) February 9, 2018 — DOT Weekend Traffic Advisory: Friday, February 9, 2018 to Sunday, February 11, 2018 For Festivals, Parades and Events

3rd Annual Madison Street to Madison Avenue Lunar New Year Celebration, 

Benefiting The Animal Medical Center, 510 East 62nd St, NY, NY 10065

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm for the Madison Street to Madison Avenue event at the discretion of NYPD.

  • 54th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue (South Curb Lane Only)
  • Madison Avenue between 50th Street and 61st Street (East Curb Lane Only)
  • Madison Avenue between 61st Street and 67th Street (West Curb Lane Only)

Date/Time
Date(s) – 02/10/2018
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

2018: The Year of the

WHAT: Madison Street to Madison Avenue A Lunar New Year Celebration!

WHEN: Saturday, February 10, 2018 | 11 AM – 3 PM

WHERE: Participating Shops along Madison Avenue from East 42nd – East 86th St.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

11 AM: Opening ceremony with lion dancers at Madison Avenue at East 76th Street.

11 AM – 3 PM: Visit the AMC tent at the corner of 54th Street and Madison Avenue. We’ll be offering free canine oral exams and dental health information. The tent will also be a spot for your dog to take a rest from the day’s events and enjoy some tasty treats!

11 AM – 3 PM: Shop with your dog and walk with our Lion Dancers as they visit participating Madison Avenue businesses, each with dog-friendly programming celebrating Lunar New Year and supporting Animal Medical Center.

Participating stores: Aaron Basha, Anne Fontaine, Aquazzura, Bally, Barbour, Bistro Chat Noir, Bremont Watches, Carolina Herrera, Chopard, Christofle, Eileen Fisher (two participating locations), Eileen Fisher, Erwin Pearl, Etro, Frette, Giorgio Armani, Harman, Jaded Jewels, John Paul Ataker, Jonathan Adler, kate spade new york, Koio, La Boutique Resale, La Perla, Links of London, Lladró, Lululemon, Molton Brown, Montblanc Madison Avenue, Morgenthal Frederics (three participating locations), Moynat Paris, NARS Cosmetics, Rimowa, Robert Talbott, Roberto Cavalli, Stuart Weitzman, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Sweaty Betty, Theory, Tory Burch, Vacheron Constantin, Velvet by Graham & Spencer, Vince, Zero Halliburton

Visitors are encouraged to shop with their dog!

For more information, a list of in-store activities, full event programming and a map, visit  www.madisonst2madisonave.nyc.

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DOT Weekend Traffic Advisory January 19-21, 2017

(DOT) January 19-21, 2017 — Here is the map sent out by 2018 Women’s March & DOT list of street closings

DOT Weekend Traffic Advisory for Friday, January 19, 2018 to Sunday, January 21, 2018

Festivals, Parades and Events

Women’s March on NYC

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm for the Women’s March on NYC as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Formation

  • Central Park West between 86th Street and Columbus Circle
  • 76th  Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
  • 74th  Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
  • 71st  Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
  • 68th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
  • 64th Street between Broadway and Central Park West
  • 62nd Street between Broadway and Central Park West
  • 61st Street between Broadway and Central Park West

Route

  • Columbus Circle between Central Park West and West 59th Street
  • West 59th Street between Columbus Circle and 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue between West 59th Street and West 45th Street

Dispersal

  • 45th Street between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 44th Street between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 43rd Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 6th  Avenue between West 45th and West 43rd Streets
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Hang A Tale’s “Hold These Truths” at the Sheen Center

Hold These Truths is inspired by the true story from a little-known chapter of American history, when civil liberties were under attack, constitutional rights violated, and issues of race hotly debated by a divided country. Written by Jeanne Sakata and directed by Lisa Rothe, this powerful and timely play stars Joel de la Fuente (Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle) as Gordon Hirabayashi in his Drama Desk nominated solo performance.

Hang a Tale Theater Company was nominated for a 2015 Off-Broadway Alliance Award for its production of The Little Prince at the Pearl Theatre. Previous New York productions include A Winter’s Tale, The Dumb Waiter, and Insignificance (in collaboration with London’s Defibrillator Theatre Co.). Hang a Tale seeks both to reinvigorate classic texts and to find fresh stories that respond to the world around us. We are a company of New York artists who embrace a diverse, dynamic theater heritage and seek tales of universality, both old and new, that transcend the limitations of time.

Hold These Truths runs from December 6–20, 2017 at the Sheen Center

Source: https://sheencenter.org/shows/holdthesetruths/

DOT November 20-12, 2017 Weekend Traffic Advisory for Festivals, Parades, and Events

(DOT) November 10-12, 2017 — Weekend Traffic Advisory for Festivals, Parades and Events for Manhattan

Veteran’s Day Festival

The following street will be closed Friday from 10 am to 6 pm for the Veteran’s Day Festival as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Broadway between Liberty Street and Battery Place

Veteran’s Day Parade and Festival

The following streets will be closed Saturday at the discretion of NYPD for Veteran’s Day Parade and Festival.

Formation

  • 26th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue
  • 27th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue
  • 28th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue
  • 29th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue

Route

  • 5th Avenue between 26th Street and 52nd Street

Dispersal

  • 52nd Street between 6th Avenue and Park Avenue

Festival

  • 53rd Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue

ADAS Madison Avenue Fair

The following street will be closed Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm for the ADAS Madison Avenue Fair as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Madison Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street

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Homelessness and Affordable Housing Advocacy 101 

(IAHH) Marc Greenberg, November 14, 2017 — Come learn about how you can be an advocate for our homeless neighbors through fighting for more affordable housing at the local and state level.

DATE AND TIME

Tue, November 14, 2017

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST

LOCATION

Broadway Presbyterian Church

601 West 114th Street

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Marc Greenberg, the Exectuive Director of the Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, will be leading us.

The workshop will include:

Recent Advocacy Victories

Current Important Campaigns

Effective Faith-Based Advocacy Strategies

If you can’t make workshop in person, you can join by Webinar.

Links for Advocating in NYC:

The Right to Counsel NYC

Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing

Homes Stability Support

“Turning the Tide on Homelessness”

Source: Homelessness and Affordable Housing Advocacy 101 Tickets, Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite

DOT Weekend Traffic Advisory: November 3-5, 2017 Festivals, Parades and Events 

(DOT) November 3-5, 2017 — Weekend Traffic Advisory for Festivals, Parades and Events

Nov 5, 2017 – Daylight Saving Time Ends

When local daylight time is about to reach
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:00:00 am  clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Nov 5, 2017 than the day before. There will be  more light in the morning.

Also called  Fall Back and Winter Time.

NYC Marathon Dash to the Finish

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 8:30 am to 10 am for the NYC Marathon Dash to the Finish as permitted by NYPD.

Formation

  • 47th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • 1st Avenue between 50th Street and 47th Street

Route

  • 1st Avenue between 47th Street and 42nd Street
  • 42nd Street between 1st Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 59th Street
  • 59th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • Grand Army Plaza between 59th Street and East Drive
  • East Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Center Drive
  • Center Drive between East Drive and West Drive
  • West Drive between Center Drive and 67th Street
NYC Marathon
The following streets will be closed SundayNov 5,2017 from 9 am to 6 pm for the NYC Marathon as permitted by NYPD.

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14 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Halloween Weekend

(DNAINFO) Allegra Hobbs Maya Rajamani Gustavo Solis andJackson Chen,October 27, 2017 — A three-day Greek food festival featuring music and dancing in Upper Manhattan. Delicacies include homemade moussaka, souvlaki, spanakopita and Greek desserts.

Source: 14 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Halloween Weekend – Central Harlem – New York – DNAinfo

DOT: Weekend Festival and Event Traffic Advisory for October 20-22, 2017

(DOT) October 20-22, 2017 — Weekend Traffic Advisory for Manhattan Festivals, Parades and Events

MidCityNews: Target Celebrates Grand Opening at Herald Square Park

Welcome the retail giant to the neighborhood at an event this Friday. A new era begins on 34th Street later this week, as Targetopens its 43,000-square foot store at 112 West 34th on Friday, October 20. To celebrate its arrival in NYC’s most exciting retail district, the store is “taking over” Herald Square Park on opening day.

New York City will be the theme of the promotion, and Target is filling the park with charming giveaways featuring fanciful versions of iconic features of Big Apple life. A “newsstand” will distribute free MetroCard holders stuffed with coupons, a “fresh fruit stand” will give away cleverly packaged hand-sanitizer, and free mini-shaving cream samples will be available at a “shaved ice stand.”  All of this and more will make a visit to Herald Square entertaining and worth your while on October 20.

Target is very excited to be part of the 34th Street scene and is making that known by placing “Target loves Herald Square” messages on tables, chairs, and barricade covers throughout the 34th Street pedestrian plazas until November 29. 34th Street Partnership is pleased to welcome the store to the neighborhood, and wish the company a long and prosperous run here. We urge everyone to drop by on Friday and help us celebrate.

Music, Magic, and More at Tricks and Treats this Weekend

Calling all princesses and superheroes, ghouls and goblins, to Le Carrousel this Saturday for our annual Halloween party.

This Saturday,  Le Carrousel  will again host the ghoul-est Halloween party in the city, and all kids and their parents are invited.  Tricks and Treats at Le Carrousel is one of our most charming events, and has grown to be one of our most popular as well. We encourage everyone to put on their scariest costumes and come enjoy magic, pumpkin

decorating, music, and of course some tasty treats.

It’s free and open to all, and begins at  1pm on Saturday, October 21 (rain date is Sunday, October 22 ). After the bash, be sure to take some spins on your favorite carousel. Single rides are only $3, and a 10-ride discount card is still only $20.

If your little one enjoys Le Carrousel, visit  Bryant Park Shop online  and you’ll find an impressive array of Le Carrousel-branded onesies, bibs, baby t-shirts, and children’s shirts, all on sale.

USO-Avenue of the Americas Autumnfest

The following street will be closed Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm for the USO-Avenue of the Americas Autumnfest as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 56th Street

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9 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Weekend

(DNAINFO) Allegra Hobbs Maya Rajamani Gustavo Solis andJackson Chen, October 13, 2017 — Artists with studios along the High Line are opening them up to the public this weekend. Visitors can pick up a map on West 26th Street before beginning a self-guided tour of more than 45 private studios.

Source: 9 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Weekend – Lower East Side – New York – DNAinfo