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Thurs., Jan. 8 – Wed., Jan. 14, 2015 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Temperatures are dropping to below-freezing this week and the city has officially issued the first snow alert of the new year. Avoid driving if at all possible during snow alerts, but if you must drive, use extreme caution! […]

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Brazen thief smashes into Coach One thief’s New Year resolution must have been to steal more — and he wasted no time sticking to it. On New Year’s day at 6 a.m., a man flung a metal garbage can into the front window of the Coach store at 143 Prince St. He stole expensive purses […]

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Hundreds flocked to St. Paul’s Chapel Christmas Eve for caroling, a Christmas play and a brief service. Children from Trinity’s Sunday School and the Trinity Youth Chorus performed.  The Episcopal Church’s parish includes both St. Paul’s and Trinity Church, both on Broadway in Lower Manhattan.    

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS | Dueling contingents of protesters demonstrated outside City Hall Dec. 19, engaging each other in a heated battle of words the night before a lone gunman would fatally shoot two N.Y.P.D. officers in Brooklyn. The verbal sparring began in the early evening hours last Friday, soon after about 100 people assembled for […]

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Mugger takes shoes  A Tribeca man was robbed of his coat, shoes, wallet and cell phone in the Financial District on Fri., Dec. 19. The 32-year-old man was walking down Nassau St. near Beekman St. at 1 p.m. when police say the thief approached him with both hands in his pocket. The mugger then lifted […]

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Thurs., Dec. 25 – Wed., Dec. 31 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR CHRISTMAS Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kwanza, and New Year, Lower Manhattanites! I wish all my readers safe travels and happy holidays. On Christmas, alternate side parking rules, meter rules, and rules like “No Parking Monday through Friday” are suspended. All rules that […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | Supporters of Michael Fortenbaugh showed up in full force at Community Board 1’s monthly meeting on Thurs., Dec. 18. Fortenbaugh, whose North Cove Marina Management looks to be in danger of losing its lease at the North Cove Marina, spoke during the public session — along with around 30 people […]

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Woman attacked in FiDi Two thieves looking for smartphones, attacked and robbed a woman outside 77 Water St. last week — but came up empty-handed. The 23-year-old woman had gotten off the train at Wall St. and was walking down Water St. at 9 p.m. on Tues., Dec. 9, when two men came up to […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  with DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC (Posted Dec. 10 2014 and updated Dec. 16)| The Battery Park City Authority said last week it is about to take control of North Cove Marina and told operator Michael Fortenbaugh to turn over the keys by Dec. 31. A new group Save North Cove formed a few […]

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  Southbridge senior wards off rape attempt A female resident was sexually assaulted and robbed in a stairway at 80 Beekman St. in Southbridge Towers on Thurs., Dec. 4, a little bit before 1 p.m., according to police. The 81-year-old woman told police she and the suspect got into the elevator on the ground floor […]

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