Events and parades throughout New York City Sunday will cause some road closures and traffic tie-ups.
Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.
Eight people are hurt, two of them critically, after an SUV fell from the upper level of the FDR Drive.
The cyclists pedaled for 30 miles on closed roads to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis, and in support of hundreds of programs and services organized by the Southern NY Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Around 5,000 cyclists circled Manhattan on 30 miles of closed roadways during the Bike MS NYC event.
Three people riding motorcycles have died in two separate accidents in New York City.