From the George Washington Bridge
Take the lower level of the GWB. After going over the bridge, follow the signs to 95/80 LOCAL LANES. Be sure not to exit or merge left or right onto any other route before then.Once on the highway, take the first exit, Exit 70/Teaneck.Make a left at the first light (in front of the Marriott Hotel).Follow the road to merge onto DeGraw Ave. Go to the second stop light and make a right onto Teaneck Road (there is a separate turning lane for Teaneck Rd.).Turn right at the first street, Puffin Way (formerly East Oakdene Ave.), which is immediately in front of Enrite gas and across from Exxon. Puffin Way is a quarter-block street that deadends and opens into our parking lot to the right.
From the Lincoln Tunnel or the NJ Turnpike (I-95) North
Take the NJ Turnpike North and follow the signs for 95/80 George Washington Bridge LOCAL LANES. (Don’t take the express lanes or you will miss the exit for Teaneck.)Take exit 70 Teaneck/Leonia. Exit 70 then splits into two: take exit 70B/Teaneck. 70B merges you onto DeGraw Avenue. Follow DeGraw to the second light (the first light is in front of the Glenpoint Mariott Hotel on your right), and get into the right turn land to turn right onto Teaneck Road. Take your first right onto Puffin Way (formerly East Oakdene Ave.), which is immediately in front of the Enrite gas station across from Exxon. Our parking lot is at the bottom of the hill on the right.
From Route 4 West
Take thesecond Teaneck Road exit off of Rte. 4.At the bottom of the exit, make a right (the signs will direct you towards Ridgefield Park).Follow Teaneck Road about one mile. You will cross Cedar Lane and pass Holy Name Hospital on your right; then Thomas Jefferson Middle School on your left. You will then see two gas stations–an Exxon on your right and an Enrite gas station on your left.Make the left onto Puffin Way (formerly East Oakdene Ave.) immediately after the Enrite station. Our parking lot is to the right of the deadend sign.
From Route 4 East
Follow signs for New York/Fort Lee and take the Teaneck Road exit toward Ridgefield Park.Follow Teaneck Road about one mile. You will cross Cedar Lane and pass Holy Name Hospital on your right; then Thomas Jefferson Middle School on your left. You will then see two gas stations–an Exxon on your right and an Enrite gas station on your left.Make the left onto Puffin Way (formerly East Oakdene Ave.) immediately after the Enrite station. Our parking lot is to the right of the deadend sign.
By Public Transportation
There are some very easy bus options from NYC for getting within a few blocks of the Puffin Cultural Forum.
NJ Transit bus #167T or 167Q “DUMONT – HARRINGTON PARK – NEW YORK” from the 42nd St. Port Authority terminal. These buses usually leave from gate 210 on the second floor and usually takes about 25 minutes depending on Lincoln Tunnel traffic. The stop for the 167T is “Teaneck Rd. at Puffin Way”, which is the first stop after turning on to Teaneck Rd. As you get off the bus, facing the same direction as the bus is traveling, Puffin Way (formerly East Oakdene Ave.) should be right in front of you on the right, immediately in front of the Enrite gas station. For the 167Q get off at the first stop after crossing over Teaneck Rd. on DeGraw Ave., then walk back to Teaneck Rd., take a left and walk 2 blocks until you see Puffin Way and the Enrite gas station on the other side of Teaneck Rd. Puffin Way is a short street that dead ends with our parking lot on the right. Theater entrance is on the first floor at the far end of the sole building.
Take the NJ Transit bus #182 “HACKENSACK – NEW YORK (GWB)” bus from the GW Bridge terminal (175th St. on the A subway) to the stop on DeGraw Ave. immediately after crossing Teaneck Rd. The bus usually leaves from Platform #23 and it takes 20-25 minutes.Walk back to the intersection with Teaneck Rd., take a left onto Teaneck Rd., and then your first right, immediately before the Enrite gas station onto Puffin Way, which deadends to the left of the entrance to our parking lot.
Call NJ Transit at 973-275-5555 or view the PDF schedule dated April 3, 2010 available at NJTransit.com.
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