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BY LENORE SKENAZY It was not a whole lot of fun to interview Bryan Caplan, as my husband and I have two kids in college right now and the bills just keep on coming. But Caplan is an academic I respect, he’ll be in New York soon for a big debate at the Soho Forum, […]

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Dates: Thursday, March 1 – Wednesday, March 7 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR PURIM Lots of big Lower Manhattan parties will be slowing down traffic this week Famed stylist June Ambrose and artists Sadie Barnette and Nayland Blake are among the honorees at the Angel Orensanz Center Tuesday at 7 p.m. on […]

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Thurs., Feb. 22–Wed., Feb. 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Lower Manhattan will be jam-packed all weekend with a labor rights rally in Foley Square and a Lunar New Year event Saturday, followed by the “Granddaddy of Them All,” Chinatown’s annual New Year’s parade Sunday celebrating the Year of the Dog. […]

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BY LENORE SKENAZY About 200 well-dressed, youngish people crammed into a bookstore in Dumbo to hear personal stories about that taboo topic that makes everyone uncomfortable: Death. Of parents, spouses, uncles — and even kids. They were here to launch “Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome,” a book based on the revolutionary and […]

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Transit Sam 2.15.18b Dates: Thursday, February 15 – Wednesday, February 21 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY FOR LUNAR NEW YEAR AND MONDAY FOR WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers will be celebrating Lunar New Year Friday in Chinatown with firecrackers and Lion Dancers. It starts in Sara D. Roosevelt Park near […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW February’s chill isn’t putting a stop to the fun around the Seaport. There’s a little something for everyone! Book talks of tugs and stowaways… Neighbors and boat buddies join architect Paul Farrell for a fun talk and a few drinks on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Melville Gallery. A life-long tugboat enthusiast, […]

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Dates: Thurs., Feb. 8–Wed., Feb. 14 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY AND ON ASH WEDNESDAY New York Fashion Week opens Thursday, and its headquarters are at Tribeca’s Spring Studios on St. John’s Lane near the Holland Tunnel exit between Varick,  Canal and Sixth.  Expect turbulence in the area between now […]

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BY LENORE SKENAZY Dina Temple-Raston had a strange job. After any terrorist attack anywhere in the world, she’d fly out. She was National Public Radio’s terrorism gal. But after 10 years, she says, “It got a little wearing.” I’ll bet. On each assignment, she’d meet alleged terrorists, or convicted terrorists and try to get their […]

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Dates: Thursday, February 1 – Wednesday, February 7 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK You may think the Super Bowl in Minnesota means the traffic impact will be limited to Minneapolis.  Sadly, the effects are felt around the country with a significant increase in car crashes post-game.  And it does matter which […]

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Dates: Thursday, January 25 – Wednesday, January 31 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The Grammys return to NYC on Sunday night for the first time in 15 years! While the awards ceremony will be at MSG Sunday night, Downtown will get in the action with pre-Grammy festivities. There are parties near […]

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