New York City Police Department

Press Release | 2008-032

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 032
Friday, August 15, 2008



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR THE WEEKEND OF AUGUST 16 AND 17

The New York Police Department today announced areas in the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16

 

 

SEAPORT COMMUNITY COALITION

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Water Street, between Fulton and Broad Streets closed

 

STONEWALL DEMOCRATIC CLUB FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Waverly Place, between Broadway and 5th Avenue closed

 

23rd STREET ASSOCIATION

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

6th Avenue, between West 14th and West 23rd Streets closed

 

FAMILY DAY

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

93rd Street, between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues closed

 

HARLEM WEEK

Manhattan      

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

West 135th Street, between 5th and St Nicholas Avenues closed

 

 

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 17

 

FASHION SHOW BLOCK SHOW

Manhattan      

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Orchard Street, between Stanton and Rivington Streets closed

 

INDIAN DAY FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Madison Avenue, between 23rd and 26th Streets closed

 

INDIAN DAY PARADE

Manhattan      

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Formation: 40th and 41st Streets, between Park and 5th Avenues; West side of Park Avenue, between 40th & 42nd Streets

Route: Madison Avenue, from 41st to 27th Streets

 

EAST 55th STREET CONSERVATIVE SYNOGOUE FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lexington Avenue, between East 42nd and East 57th Streets closed

 

HARLEM WEEK

Manhattan      

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

West 135th Street, between 5th and St Nicholas Avenues closed

 

NOSTRAND AVENUE MERCHANTS FESTIVAL

Brooklyn

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Nostrand Avenue, between Empire Boulevard and Clarkson Avenue closed

 

PAKISTANI-AMERICAN FESTIVAL

Brooklyn

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Coney Island Avenue, between Avenue H and Newkirk Avenue closed

 

KIWANIS CLUB OF GLENDALE

Queens

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Myrtle Avenue, between Fresh Pond Road and Forest Avenue closed

 



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