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Drunk van thief nabbed at checkpoint  A man was arrested for stealing a delivery van after being stopped at a police checkpoint last week near City Hall. As a companion, police say he had an 18-pack of Bud in the passenger seat — with six cans already drunk. It all started at 6:15 a.m. on […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  (UPDATED 9:05 p.m., OCT. 24, 2014) | Port Authority employees on Monday, will be the first office workers to return to work at the World Trade Center since terrorists took the Twin Towers down just over 13 years ago. The reopening of 4 W.T.C. on Oct. 27 will ironically mean less freedom on […]

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Thurs., Oct. 23 – Wed., Oct. 29 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR DIWALI Special alert this weekend for the Brooklyn Bridge! All Manhattan-bound lanes will close for 54 consecutive hours, midnight Friday night through 6 a.m. Monday. That will send drivers over the Manhattan Bridge and onto Canal St., as well as down […]

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ORIGINALLY POSTED OCT. 16, 2014  | BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | Spaceworks, a non-profit that offers affordable studio space for artists, is renovating an over 20,000-square-foot building on Governors Island. The renovation will cost around $4.5 million, and the capital funds are coming through the city’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs. Once completed, it will house 43 […]

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ORIGINALLY POSTED OCT. 15, 2014  |  BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |Peck Slip School parents, fed up with six-foot partitions for divided classrooms at the Tweed Courthouse, called again for the use of the Dept. of Education’s conference rooms at Tuesday night’s Community Board 1 Youth and Education Committee meeting. Parents brought their children, many […]

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Thieves get insulin pump & more in car break-ins  Two cars were broken into last weekend in Soho — and $3,300 in stuff was taken. The first break-in happened some time after 10 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 11 while two friends went to enjoy the splendor of New York Comic Con. At 3 a.m., when […]

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British comedian Russell Brand marched Downtown Tuesday to promote his book and honor two of the things Lower Manhattan is famous for: George Washington and Occupy Wall Street. Brand, also Katy Perry’s ex-husband, marched with a few hundred Occupyers from Zuccotti Park to Federal Hall on Wall St., site where Washington took the nation’s first […]

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Thurs., Oct.16 – Wed., Oct. 22, 2014 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Special alert for the Brooklyn Bridge! All Manhattan-bound lanes will close for 54 consecutive hours, midnight Friday night through 6 a.m. Monday. That will send drivers over the Manhattan Bridge and onto Delancey St., as well as down to the Brooklyn […]

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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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