New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2007-023

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 023
Friday, June 22, 2007



New York City Police Department Announces Street Closures And Expected Traffic Delays For Weekend Of June 23-24.

The New York Police Department today announced that areas of Manhattan will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation. All drivers can expect delays.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

NY YOUNG REPUBLICAN CLUB FESTIVAL
Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
7th Avenue between West 47th Street and West 57th Street closed

VILLAGE REFORM DEMOCRATS CLUB FESTIVAL
Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Waverly Place between Broadway and 5th Avenue closed

PRIDE FESTIVAL
Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
8th Avenue between West 14th Street and West 23rd Street closed

INTERNATIONAL IMMIGRANTS DAY PARADE
Manhattan
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
6th Avenue from West 35th Street to West 56th Street closed

EL BARRIO GALERIA ART EXHIBIT
Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
East 106th Street between Park Avenue and Third Avenue closed

GOUVEMEUR PARENTS ASSOCIATION
Manhattan
Noon to 2:30 p.m.
Madison Avenue from East 104th Street to East 116th St; right onto East 116th Street Pleasant Avenue; Left onto Pleasant Avenue to East 120th Street closed

MERMAID PARADE
Brooklyn
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Surf Avenue between West 17th Street & West 8th Street closed

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

HERITAGE OF PRIDE PARADE – THE 38th ANNUAL LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL TRANSGENDER PRIDE MARCH
Manhattan
Noon to 7 p.m.
Route: South on 5th Avenue from 59th Street to West 8th Street; West on West 8th Street to Christopher Street; West on Christopher Street to Hudson Street

MITCHELL LAMA STREET FAIR
Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Columbus Avenue between West 86th Street & West 96th Street closed

SEAFARERS & INTERNATIONAL HOUSE STREET FAIR
Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Third Avenue between 14th Street & 23rd Street closed

10th PRECINCT COMMUNITY COUNCIL STREET FAIR
Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
West 23rd Street between 7th Avenue & 8th Avenue closed

WESTSIDE CRIME PREVENTION FESTIVAL
Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Columbus Avenue between 86th Street & 96th Street closed

A.E.L.A.S.D. INC.
Bronx
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
St. Nicholas Avenue between West 181st Street and West 191st Street closed

BRONX WEEK STREET FESTIVAL
Bronx
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Mosholu Parkway North and South between Van Cortlandt Ave East and Marion Avenue Bronx
Waverly Place between Broadway and 5th Avenue closed

MIDWOOD DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION STREET FAIR
Brooklyn
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Avenue M, between East 13th Street and Ocean Avenue closed.

BROOKLYN PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE
Brooklyn
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location & Route: Northbound Graham Avenue to Grand Street; Westbound on Grand Street to Lorimer Street; Southbound on Lorimer Street to Boerum Street; Dismissal into Sternberg Park

SOUTH BROOKLYN LDC FESTIVAL
Brooklyn:
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Smith Street between Bergen Street and Union Street closed

ST. ANTONIO ABATE CASTROFILIPPO FESTIVAL
Queens
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ditmars Boulevard between 35th & 38th Streets closed

LIC KIWANIS FOUNDATION
Queens
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
31st Street between 21st Avenue and Ditmars Boulevard closed



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