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Thurs., Oct. 9 – Wed., Oct. 15  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR COLUMBUS DAY  SUMMONS ALERT DAY! Monday is Columbus Day and notoriously confusing for parking. Here’s the low-down: alternate side parking rules and school parking rules by public schools and many private schools are suspended.  All other rules, including meters, remain in effect. Good news: […]

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Thurs., Oct. 2 – Wed., Oct. 8 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED SATURDAY AND MONDAY POTUS GRIDLOCK ALERT! If you thought your presidential traffic woes had come and gone with the UN General Assembly, think again: President Obama will return to the city on Tuesday for a special fundraising event. He’ll likely arrive to […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | Tribeca elementary school P.S. 150 — a school that at one time was in danger of relocating to Chelsea — has just won the National Blue Ribbon Award. The award, administered by the U.S. Dept. of Education since 1982, is for schools that have “overall academic excellence” or “progress in […]

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Prints & bag lifted A tag team of two thieves walked into the Saint Laurent Paris store at 80 Greene St. in Soho last week. While one of the men distracted an employee, the other took a $1,190 handbag from the display case and hid it underneath his shirt, police said. He then wiped down […]

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By JOSH ROGERS |The hot air balloon that floated over the Seaport Sunday and triggered mistaken fears about terrorism, was hired by the area’s biggest developer Howard Hughes Corp., and not the city — contrary to other media reports. “Several residents of the South Street Seaport expressed alarm, having received no prior notice and fearing […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | Tribeca residents were as united as a Greek chorus last week in voicing concerns about the hours of operation for bars and restaurants, karaoke rooms and the congregation of (possibly) inebriated patrons outside of establishments and on their streets. The tension started at the beginning of the crowded Tribeca Committee meeting, […]

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Mugger bites victim A 25-year-old man and woman from Brooklyn boarded the 2 train at Times Square at 3:45 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 13, when a man approached them and accused them of stealing his cell phone. It then escalated as the train was entering the No. 1 West Houston St. stop in Soho when […]

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Thurs., Sept., 18 – Wed., Sept.24 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK POTUS gridlock alert! President Obama will head to the city Tuesday in advance of the U.N. General Assembly. He’ll likely fly into J.F.K. Tuesday afternoon or evening, chopper to the Wall St. heliport, and motorcade up the F.D.R. to Midtown, where he’ll stay at […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | A new 10-unit building at 92 Fulton St. between Williams St. and Gold St. in the Financial District will be 100 percent affordable housing — and will be permanently so. The news was received with clapping and an audible “yay” at Community Board 1’s Planning Committee meeting Sept. 8. The […]

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By YANNIC RACK | Workers and volunteers that were part of the rescue and cleanup operations in the aftermath of 9/11 only have a few days left to register for future wage replacement or health benefits in case they might fall ill as a result of their work. In a final push to get the word […]

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