Round-trip bus service between the Bronx and Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is scheduled to begin July 16, with stops in Parkchester, Pelham Bay and Co-op City.
Online PR News – 04-July-2011 – – Getting to Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway and its 5,300 slot machines gets a whole lot easier for its Bronx neighbors beginning Saturday, July 16, when a full schedule of bus service becomes available.
The $20 round trip pricing per person includes $5 in free play at the casino's slot machines, and a $5 food voucher. Buses will depart from Parkchester (2 locations), Pelham Bay (2 locations) and Co-op City (3 locations) with Empire City as the winning destination (the full schedule with locations and times is below) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Exact fare is requested.
Buses are scheduled to arrive at Empire City at 11:35 a.m., and depart for a return to the Bronx at 5:30 p.m. Eagleways New York (www.eaglewaysnewyork.com) is the provider. For updates and more information call 914.837.1080.
Bronx – Empire City Casino Bus Service Schedule (Tues., Weds., Sat., Sun):
10:30 a.m., Parkchester, Metropolitan Oval, MTA's BxM6 Bus Stop
10:35 a.m., Parkchester, Hugh J. Grant Circle, in front of Step in Restaurant
10:45 a.m., Pelham Bay, Westchester Ave & Crosby Ave, in front of the Quality Café on Westchester Ave
10:50 a.m., Pelham Bay, Pelham Bay Park Subway Station/Bronx 5 Bus Stop, front of Dunkin' Donuts Westchester Ave
10:57 a.m., Co-op City, Einstein Loop, Section 5, MTA's BxM7 Bus Stop
11:05 a.m., Co-op City, Bartow Avenue, MTA's Bx12 Bus Stop in front of Bartow Shopping Center
11:15 a.m., Co-op City, Dreiser Loop, Section 1, MTA's BxM7 Bus Stop on corner of Dreiser Lp. & De Kruif Pl.
Scheduled Arrival at Casino: 11:35 a.m; Return Trip Departs Empire City: 5:30 p.m.
For connection information for each stop, visit http://www.eaglewaysnewyork.com/line.html.
About Empire City Casino: Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway features: 5,300 slot machines, electronic roulette and video craps, dining in the Empire Terrace Restaurant, which overlooks the track for live harness racing, and Nonno’s Trattoria for Italian cuisine, as well as a quick bite at the International Food Court and its wide-ranging menu. The multi-faceted Good Time Room is available for parties, benefits, weddings, and major events for up to 500. Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (at Central Avenue) in Yonkers, New York, Westchester County, (I-87 to Exit 2). Empire City Casino is open seven days a week from 10:00 AM to 2:00 AM Sunday through Thursday, and until 4:00 AM on Friday and Saturday. For more information call 914.968.4200 or log onto www.empirecitygaming.com.