MLK Day is a federal holiday remembering the life and accomplishments of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

Here's a quick overview of what's open and closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Public schools and government offices, including libraries and the Department of Motor Vehicles are closed.
  • No city court except for arraignments.
  • The New York Stock Exchange is closed as well as banks.
  • Post offices are closed, but FedEx and UPS are both open for regular pickup and delivery.
  • Buses will run on a regular weekday schedule.

So what can you do today? Catch a movie, go to the mall or a restaurant.