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By JANEL BLADOW  | A Seaport staple since 2007, the New Amsterdam Market is no longer, founder Robert LaValva announced in a startling email Monday. The move surprised even the organization’s board members. It’s also unclear whether upcoming fundraising events will be held or canceled. The announcement, which described the greenmarket’s history and success, also put […]

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BY SERGEI KLEBNIKOV  |  After closing for “rebranding,” violence-plagued nightspot Greenhouse will continue with its attempts to reopen, this time reportedly with a “new concept.” The Varick St. nightclub has had a troubled history. In late April, the club was forced to shut down after its liquor license expired. A renewal application was filed with the State […]

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Amidst the seemingly never-ending construction in the Downtown area, the Four Seasons hotel and private residences project at 30 Park Place aims to limit its share of noise until the projected project completion date in June 2016. Eric Reid, Four Seasons construction manager at Tishman Construction, spoke at a Community Board 1’s Financial District meeting […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON   |  The skyline is rapidly changing around Spring St. and Sixth Ave. On the corner, God’s Love We Deliver is rebuilding and vertically expanding its Soho headquarters. Meanwhile, just to the north — and getting a boost from a transfer of air rights from the do-gooding, hot-meals provider — One Vandam, […]

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Thurs., July 10 – Wed., July 16 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special Alert! First Lady Michelle Obama will make a visit to New York Thursday night for a D.N.C. fundraiser in East Midtown. Expect turbulence on the F.D.R. in the 30s and 40s, with possible impacts further south, during the evening rush […]

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Thurs., July 3 – Wed., July 9 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY Happy Independence Day! With July 4th on Friday, the big getaway will be Thursday afternoon. Expect a crunch at every bridge and tunnel out of Lower Manhattan. The F.D.R. and West St. will be jammed with […]

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By Janel Bladow | Downtown explodes this July 4th weekend. Fun, parties, tours and talks fill the streets, waters and sky around Lower Manhattan. The blast begins with a four-day Pier/Party of music and movies in the South Street Seaport. Topping off the holiday weekend festivities is the massive patriotic Macy’s pyrotechnics from the Brooklyn Bridge […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  Everyone — from residents to merchants — has always said Richard Pearson would surely kill someone if the menacing, mentally ill man was allowed to keep roaming the streets of Soho and Nolita. On Monday, he almost did. According to police, at 11:10 a.m., Pearson, 49, grabbed a pair of scissors […]

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FRI.JUN.27: The Rally For the second year in a row, the all-ages event will call Pier 26 in Tribeca home. Michelle Visage, the raven-haired “always keepin’ it real” emcee, from “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” is joined by performers Sharon Needles and Betty Who. NYC Pride has continued the tradition of the rally since it originated in […]

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Thurs., June 26 – Wed., July 2 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK East River tunnel trouble over the weekend, and Hudson River tunnel trouble Thursday night: one tube of the Battery Tunnel will close 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. One lane will remain open in each direction in the other tube. In the […]

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