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It's Friday, August 7th, 2020

CLICK FOR WEEKLY CIRCULAR
CLICK FOR WEEKLY CIRCULAR

TRANSIT: F Trains* (Closed from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily), Roosevelt Island Tram (Closes for cleaning daily from 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., Passenger Limit at operator's discretion), NYC Ferry (reduced) and Q102 operating on weekday schedules.

LATE NIGHT: Queens-bound subway service from Manhattan ends early this week, shutting down at 9:45 p.m. daily.

Always the bigger picture: Roosevelt Island News

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Spacious city living without compromise...
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  • Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm.
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