November 21st, 2018: Your Thanksgiving Holiday Forecast

***Happy Thanksgiving!  See you on Monday, November 26th!***



Fire on Brooklyn Bridge, use alternate route:

Exploding vehicles?  Happy Thanksgiving!

Enjoy the balmy temperatures while they last:

Wednesday Weather

Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday Night Scattered flurries before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 21 mph.

Sunrise: 6:50am

Sunset: 4:34pm

Because it's turkeycicles on Thursday, and not much warmer on Friday:


Of course today is a Gridlock Alert day, which means savings on Citi Bike:

Though keep in mind there are station closures due to the parade:

And that's not the only thing that's missing:

We wouldn't want anyone bummed out on Thanksgiving, now would we?

Further downtown, the 12th Street bike lane is coming along:

And the 13th Street bike lane has integrated itself so seamlessly into the streetscape that drivers are already parking in it:

In the lifecycle of a New York City bike lane, this is the "maturity" phase.  By the time the L train shuts down the paint will be all faded, then the street will get milled and paved and the bike lane won't be redrawn for fourteen months.

That's one way of restoring the "historical integrity" of the streets:

WTF Park Slope? from r/NYCbike

Though if you really want historical integrity you've got to bypass cars altogether and go right back to the 19th century:

Historical Integrity


Finally, the NYPD is notorious for its ticketing blitzes, but apparently they'll take mercy on you if you're from Pennsylvania:

I may have to try that one next time.