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Dates: Thursday, July 20 – Wednesday, July 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK I continue to monitor Lower Manhattan traffic to gauge the impact of the Penn Station repairs on Downtown streets near bridges and tunnels.  The west side continues to suffer from extra traffic, either because there are more drivers from […]

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BY LENORE SKENAZY Warning: Reading this column may have the same effect it had on the woman writing it. (I must have a Popsicle or Good Humor bar right now). But it wasn’t always as easy as screaming (and going to the freezer, or deli). These things had to be invented, and I think we […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW Summer vaycay! Everyone is eager for a little fun time around the Seaport! DANCING ON WATER… Dancers who whisper, a classic shipping vessel at port, and the magnificent cityscape of Lower Manhattan as a backdrop all combine for a truly unique experience in “Secrets and Seawalls,” an evening of dance in two […]

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Thurs., July 13 – Wed., July 19 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK We’re now a few days into Penn Station’s track repair and so far, most of us have been spared the predicted hellish conditions, but don’t get complacent. Wednesday evening, as I write this, the backups at the Holland Tunnel are […]

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BY LENORE SKENAZY What if you could rent a place to store a giant pile of your stuff in New York City for free? The bad news is you can. If you own a car, you can park it on the street in many neighborhoods without paying a cent. All you have to do is […]

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Thurs., June 29–Wed., June 5 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR FOURTH OF JULY Happy Independence Day! An estimated one-million people will assemble along the East River on Tuesday to watch fireworks. To accommodate the crowds, the city will be closing the FDR Drive. That means the West Side Highway will experience delays as drivers avoid […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 22 – Wednesday, June 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR EID-AL-FITR Gridlock and pedlock alert for the West Village! The Pride Parade will return Sunday, taking over streets streets from Midtown to the West Village from noon to 8 p.m. (but expect crowds to gather beginning around 10 […]

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Dates: Thurs., June 15–Wed, June 21 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Happy Father’s Day! Sunday is dad’s day, and though traffic will be lighter than on Mother’s Day one month ago, Lower Manhattan should still expect some slowdowns at the Holland Tunnel. It’s Pride season again, and New York City will celebrate […]

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Dates: Thursday, June 8 – Wednesday, June 14 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special Alert! In remembrance of  the deadly shooting the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando last year, a vigil will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday at the Stonewall Inn in the West Village. Expect large […]

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Dates: Thurs., June 1–Wed., June 7 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR SHAVUOT Demo alert! The March for Truth, will bring demonstrators to Foley Square, between Centre, Worth, and Lafayette streets, at 9 a.m. on Saturday. At 10:30 a.m., the crowd will march down the east side of Broadway, ending on Beaver Street, between […]

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