1. A cherished local tradition, Prospect Park's Turkey Trot presented by JackRabbit Sports will take off at 9 a.m. on Thursday. The 5K race starts near the Oriental Pavilion off of the Lincoln Road entrance in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. For more information, click here.
2. All post offices, government offices, banks and many private businesses are closed today.
3. Odd/even gas rationing is still in place and will be through Friday.
4. For ways to get the most of another city tradition, check out our 10 tips for surviving (and enjoying!) Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
5. Alternate side parking rules are suspended today, but they are in effect Friday.