New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2006-024

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 024
Friday, May 26, 2006



New York City Police Department Announces Street Closures And Expected Traffic Delays For Weekend Of May 27-29.

The New York Police Department today announced that numerous areas of Manhattan will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, May 27, Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29.


SATURDAY, MAY 27

TWO BRIDGES NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL FESTIVAL Manhattan
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.   
Third Avenue between East 6th Street and East 14th Street closed.

CHELSEA STREET FAIR         
Manhattan
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.            
6th Avenue between West 14th Street and West 23rd Street closed

SUNNYSIDE/WOODSIDE STREET FAIR        
Queens
11: 00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.              
Greenpoint Avenue between Queens Blvd. and 44th Street closed.


SUNDAY, MAY 28

LOISAIDA STREET CARNIVAL         
Manhattan
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.              
Avenue C between 5th Street and 12th Street     

COALITION OF ITALIAN-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL         
Manhattan
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
7th Avenue between West 47th Street and West 57th Street closed.

COALITION FOR A LIVABLE WESTSIDE SAFE HAVEN FESTIVAL          
Manhattan
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.               
West Side of Broadway between West 72nd Street and West 86th Street
closed.

HAITIAN-AMERICAN CARNIVAL ASSOC. PARADE         
Brooklyn
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   
Formation: Nostrand Avenue and Empire Blvd.
Route: Nostrand Avenue from Empire Blvd. to Foster Avenue
End: Nostrand Avenue and Foster Avenue

CONO 8th AVENUE FESTIVAL         
Brooklyn
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.              
8th Avenue between 39th Street and 49th Street closed.         

QUEENS COALITION FOR POLITICAL ALTERNATIVES FESTIVAL         
Queens
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.              
Kissena Blvd. between Main Street and Sanford Avenue closed.  

STATEN ISLAND MEMORIAL DAY PARADE          
Staten Island
Noon to 3:00 p.m.               
Route: Forest Avenue from Hart Blvd. to Crystal Avenue


MONDAY, MAY 29

BROADWAY MERCHANTS & PROFESSIONALS FESTIVAL          
Queens
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.              
Broadway between Crescent Street and 47th Street closed.



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