New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2006-023

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 023
Friday, May 19, 2006



New York City Police Department Announces Street Closures And Expected Traffic Delays For Weekend Of May 20-21.

The New York Police Department today announced that numerous areas of Manhattan will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21.

SATURDAY, MAY 20

NINTH AVENUE FOOD FESTIVAL       
Manhattan
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
9th Avenue between West 37th St. & W. 57th St.     

CHRISTOPHER STREET BLOCK & MERCHANT ASSOCIATION        
Manhattan
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
Christopher Street between 7th Avenue and Hudson Street    

BRONX PUERTO RICAN DAY FESTIVAL        
Bronx
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.               
Southern Blvd. from East 163rd Street to Westchester Avenue; East 163rd Street from Southern Blvd. to Bruckner Blvd.; Aldus Street from Southern Blvd. to Hoe Street; Southside of Westchester Avenue from Simpson Street to Hoe Street.      

GRAHAM AVENUE BID STREET FAIR       
Brooklyn
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
Graham Avenue between Broadway & Boerum Avenue       


SUNDAY, MAY 21

NORWEGIAN CONSTITUTION DAY PARADE
Brooklyn
1:00 p.m.
Route: Starts at 90th Street and 5th Avenue; Parade proceeds northbound on 5th Ave to 67th Street then East on 67th Street and ending in Leif Eriksson Park at 67th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues.

NINTH AVENUE FOOD FESTIVAL       
Manhattan
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
9th Avenue between West 37th St. & W. 57th St.     

TURTLE BAY ASSOCIATION STREET FAIR      
Manhattan
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
2nd Avenue between East 43rd Street and East 55th Street     

GREENWICH VILLAGE YOUTH COUNCIL STREET FAIR       
Manhattan
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
Bleecker Street between Christopher Street and Bank Street

AMSTERDAM AVENUE FESTIVAL        
Manhattan
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
Amsterdam Avenue between West 77th Street and West 96th Street    

369th VETERAN'S ASSOCIATION & DR. MARTIN L. LUTHER KING PARADE     

Manhattan 
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Formation and Start: 5th Avenue and 61st Street
Route: North on 5th Avenue from 61st Street to 86th Street
End: 5th Avenue and 86th Street                                       


BRONX PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE       
Bronx
1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
Formation & Start: Grand Concourse & East 181st Street
Route: Center lanes of the Grand Concourse from East 181st Street to
East 165th Street
End: Grand Concourse and East 165th Street      

PARK SLOPE FIFTH AVENUE MERCHANTS        
Brooklyn      
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.               
Fifth Avenue between Sterling Street and 12th Street       

FOREST HILLS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS        
Queens
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
Austin Street between 72nd Road and Yellowstone Blvd.



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