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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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BY LENORE SKENAZY It’s not your imagination. Kids are getting more anxious, depressed, and hypersensitive. A teacher in Education Week magazine wrote that, anxiety “has become the most significant obstacle to learning among my adolescent students.” They’re not only skipping homework assignments, they’re skipping school — weeks and weeks of it. “School refusal,” as it’s […]

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Dates: Thursday, January 18 – Wednesday, January 24 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The city may never sleep, but it’s not a good week to be traveling late, with subway disruptions and overnight work at the Holland Tunnel. If you’re going to Midtown to a show this week or next, or […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW FAIRY-TALE ROMANCE… You could call it a combination of “On The Waterfront,” “It Happened One Night,” and “Clueless.” It’s definitely the “Love Story” of the Seaport — with a touch of Bollywood. The story spans two continents and three oceans. A girl from Hong Kong meets a dude from California in the […]

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Dates: Thurs., Jan. 11–Wed., Jan. 17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY FOR POST-SNOW TRASH COLLECTION, AND MONDAY FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY Well, the so-called “bomb cyclone” snow storm is long gone, but the effort to clear 13 inches of snow has left some trash and recycling to pick up. […]

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