DIRECTIONS TO HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (GARRIDEB MEETINGS) -- 7 Maple Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

From New Jersey, Rockland, etc:
Cross the Tappan Zee Bridge, stay to the right and take the first exit (#9) – immediately after the toll booths.  At the end of the exit, turn left onto Route 9 South.  Stay on Route 9 South.  After about 3 miles (in the center of Dobbs Ferry), you’ll have to make a right turn to stay on Route 9 South.  After about another 1.5 miles, turn right onto Warburton Avenue.  Make the first right onto North Street.  Make the first left onto Maple Avenue. The Library is just past the Police Station, on the right.  Parking:  There is angle parking on the library side of the street, before the police station.  The meters take quarters.  It costs 50 cents for 6 hours (not 50 cents per hour – 50 cents to park for 6 hours).  There is parallel parking on the other side of the street (free).  There is also a parking lot behind the police station – BUT it will probably be closed for a Farmers’ Market in November.

From the North or the Northeast side of the county:   Take Route 287 toward the Tappan Zee Bridge.  Take exit 9 – the last exit before the bridge.  At the end of the exit, make a left onto White Plains Rd.  At the light, make a left onto Route 9 South.  Stay on Route 9 South. After about 3 miles (in the center of Dobbs Ferry), you’ll have to make a right turn to stay on Route 9 South.  After about another 1.5 miles, turn right onto Warburton Avenue.  Make the first right onto North Street.  Make the first left onto Maple Avenue. The Library is just past the Police Station, on the right.  Parking:  There is angle parking on the library side of the street, before the police station.  The meters take quarters.  It costs 50 cents for 6 hours (not 50 cents per hour – 50 cents to park for 6 hours).  There is parallel parking on the other side of the street (free).  There is also a parking lot behind the police station – BUT it will probably be closed for a Farmers’ Market in November.

From Long Island or the Southeast side of the county:  Take the Hutchinson River Parkway to the Cross County Parkway – West (toward the Saw Mill River Pkwy).  After about 4 miles, take exit 2 to merge onto the Saw Mill River Pkwy North (toward Albany).  After about 3.5 miles, turn left onto Farragut Pkwy, which will become Farragut Avenue. About 1 mile after turning onto Farragut Pkwy, turn slight right onto Route 9, then a quick left onto Main St.  After about 2/10 of a mile, turn right onto Warburton Avenue, left onto Spring Street, right onto Maple Avenue.  The library is on the left side of Maple.

Parking:  There is angle parking on the library side of the street, past the police station, which is next to the library.  The meters take quarters.  It costs 50 cents for 6 hours (not 50 cents per hour – 50 cents to park for 6 hours).  There is parallel parking on the other side of the street (free).  There is also a parking lot behind the police station – BUT it will probably be closed for a Farmers’ Market in November.

Train Station:  The train station is very close to the library.  It is virtually next door.  However, the very short walk is uphill.  If you plan to come by train please call Dante at 914 693 8356 and someone will meet you - with a car if that seems appropriate.

Hastings is on the Hudson (Green) Line of Metro-North.  The train leaving Grand Central Station at 12:20 pm arrives at Hastings at 1:02 pm.
DIRECTIONS TO AN AMERICAN BISTRO [FORMERLY DANIEL'S RESTAURANT] (ANNUAL DINNER; BLUE CARBUNCLE LUNCHEON)
(opposite Crestwood Train Station)
296 Columbus Avenue, Tuckahoe, NY 10707  (914) 793-0807

From George Washington Bridge:
  Take Cross-Bronx Expressway to Bronx River Pkwy - North
  Go several miles on Bronx River Pkwy 
  Exit at Leewood Drive
  Go through small "tunnel" and immediately make a right onto Dale Avenue
  Go 7/10 mi (during which Dale becomes Columbus) - An American Bistro is on the left

Hutchinson River Pkwy Northbound  (From Long Island)
  Exit 17 - North Avenue/New Rochelle/Eastchester
  Make left at exit light (you are about 1.5 miles from Daniel's)
  Make left at fork onto Mill Road
  Stay on Mill Rd straight through large intersection of White Plains Post Rd (Rte 22)
          straight onto Fisher Ave   (Mill Rd turns into Fisher at the intersection)
  Go straight down the hill to Crestwood Train Station.
  Make right onto Columbus Ave.  An American Bistro is on the right.

Hutchinson River Pkwy Southbound (From Connecticut)
  Exit 18W - Mill Road West/Eastchester 
  Have to bear right off the exit onto Mill Road
  Stay on Mill Rd straight through large intersection of White Plains Post Rd (Rte 22)
          straight onto Fisher Ave   (Mill Rd turns into Fisher at the intersection)
  Go straight down the hill to Crestwood Train Station.
  Make right onto Columbus Ave.  An American Bistro is on the right.

Sprain Brook Parkway  or  New York State Thruway:
  Exit Tuckahoe Rd (East)
  1.3 mi. to Garrett St - make right
  1 block to Armourvilla Ave. - make left
    to Main Street - make right
  cross over RR tracks to Columbus Ave. - make left
  two traffic lights  -  An American Bistro is on the right

From Tappan Zee Bridge
  Take Route 287 (toward White Plains) to Sprain Brook Pkwy - South
  Proceed as above

Train:  Metro-North  Harlem line train from Grand Central Station
  Station stop is "Crestwood".  An American Bistro is just across the street.

Need other directions?    Call Ben at (914) 948-1376.

Parking Note - including some good news: 
Parking is ONLY allowed in the gas station next to the restaurant on SUNDAYS. 
Also, some parking spaces directly across the street are limited time only, even on SUNDAYS.
However, around the corner, on Fisher Ave, about one-half block up the street, is a municipal parking lot.  Parking in this lot is free all day Sunday.  
DIRECTIONS TO NEW ROCHELLE PUBLIC LIBRARY -- OSSIE DAVIS THEATRE -- 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801

The main entrance is on Lawton St. between Huguenot & Main Sts.  (914) 632-7878.

1.Coming by Train

Take New Haven Line (a local stopping at 125th St., Fordham, Mt. Vernon, Pelham & New Rochelle, etc.) from GCT.  Get off New Rochelle station (about 35-minute trip).  Locate two newish, high-rise, red-brick apartment buildings.  Walk toward them.  Cross Huguenot St. to Lawton St.

2.Coming from L.I. Or NJ via I-95 (NE Thru-Way) heading North

Use I-95/New England Thruway North to exit 16 (North Ave./Cedar St./New Rochelle), last exit before toll.  Turn R onto Garden St.  Turn L at light onto North Avenue.  Turn R at Huguenot St. -- large HSBC bank is at the corner.  Take 1st L onto Lawton St.  .

3. Coming from NY or NJ via Cross County Parkway

Proceed on Cross County until Exit 9 for the Hutchinson River Parkway South.  On Hutch for only seconds, then take Exit 12 toward E. Lincoln Ave./Pelham/Mount Vernon.  Turn R at light onto Lincoln and cross over the parkway.  Stay on Lincoln for about 1-1/2 miles through Pelham and into New Rochelle.  Turn R onto North Ave. (busy street w/Mavis Tire on corner).  Stay on North for about 1/2 mile until you see large HSBC bank ahead (North & Hugeunot St.)  Turn R onto Hugeunot.  Turn 1st L onto Lawton St.

4.Coming south from CT or NY via I-95

Take Exit 16 (North Ave./Cedar St/NR).  Stay L and follow semi-circle under I-95 to Stop sign.  Proceed under railroad bridge onto Cedar St.  Stay in R lanes. Take 2nd R onto Huguenot St. (Rt. 1).  Stay on Huguenot for a few blocks until you pass North Ave. and a large HSBC bank on your left.  Take a quick L after the bank onto Lawton St. 

5.  Coming south via Hutchinson River Pkwy

Exit 19 (Wilmot Rd.) toward New Rochelle.  L onto Wilmot.  Proceed for about 0.4 miles. Bear R on Wilmot toward North Ave.  L onto North Ave. 3 miles on North until you cross railroad tracks and see a large HSBC bank ahead.  R onto Huguenot St.  Quick left onto Lawton St. 

PARKING:  On Lawton St. there is a lot on the left across from library entrance and another on the right just past the library.  These lots are all 3-hour lots, but you may buy additional time after the 3 hours ($1.00 an hour).  The Ossie Davis Theater is in the lobby area of the library.

Long-Term Parking (simple to locate) or Free Parking (if you’re lucky) :  If you prefer long-term parking, follow Lawton Street to end of block.  Turn L onto Main St. and get in R lane immediately.  At 1st light (Main & North Ave.) turn R.  Take first R onto Clinton Pl. and  you will see a multi-story lot ahead and a large, street-level lot beyond it.  Both allow for 3-12 hour parking by receipt.  If you're looking for on-street, free parking, continue on Clinton, turn L on Church St. and explore the neighborhood.
In either case walk back on Church St. to Main, turn R on Main, first L onto Lawton St.  If you're lost, just look for the two high, red brick apartment buildings.  The lower of the two is across the street from the library park where there is a second entrance.