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Transit Sam, Week of Nov. 20, 2014

Thurs., Nov. 20 – Wed., Nov. 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Turkey Gridlock is here again! Lower Manhattan will see traffic surges over the next two weeks starting this Friday, with the approaches to the bridges and tunnels taking the hardest hit. The lines at the Holland Tunnel will start to […]

Thurs., Nov. 20 – Wed., Nov. 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Turkey Gridlock is here again! Lower Manhattan will see traffic surges over the next two weeks starting this Friday, with the approaches to the bridges and tunnels taking the hardest hit. The lines at the Holland Tunnel will start to […]

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Thursday, November 13 – Wednesday, November 19 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Major changes in Lower Manhattan for the better! The opening of the new Fulton Center and its 27 entrances means sunlit subway transfers and continued Downtown resurgence. Watch for increased pedestrian activity in the area. Now that the W.T.C. is […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS    |  Lower East Side butcher Dionisio Silva has a big trip to look forward to once he exits the hospital. The Essex St. Market regular has received more than $5,000 in donations since Sept. 17 to fund his first trip in three decades to his native Brazil, as well as offset […]

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Thurs., Nov. 6 – Wed., Nov. 12 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR VETERANS DAY Happy Veteran’s Day! I salute all of our courageous veterans. To honor the day, the Veteran’s Day Festival will close Broadway between Liberty St. and Battery Pl. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tues., Nov. 11. The Veteran’s Day Parade in Midtown […]

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Thurs., Nov. 6 – Wed., Nov. 12 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR VETERANS DAY Happy Veteran’s Day! I salute all of our courageous veterans. To honor the day, the Veteran’s Day Festival will close Broadway between Liberty St. and Battery Pl. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tues., Nov. 11. The Veteran’s Day Parade in Midtown […]

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  By Janel Bladow | We marched through the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. The neighborhood, residents and businesses continue to bounce back. A slew of newspaper articles and television reports interviewed Seaporters about the damage and recovery. We continue to thrive. A long haul back… While a lot of neighbors and businesses struggled to pick […]

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Thurs., Oct.  30 – Wed., Nov. 5 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED SATURDAY AND TUESDAY Ghostly gridlock alert in Lower Manhattan! The Village Halloween Parade returns Friday night and traffic gets spooky. This year’s parade will be bigger and better than ever, closing Sixth Ave. between Canal and 18th Sts., Dominick St. between Varick St. […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Two Downtown Little league softball teams received state recognition on Oct. 16 for going where no Manhattan team has gone before. Dozens of local parents, players and their siblings assembled at the Battery Park City Ballfields at night to see State Senator Daniel Squadron honor the teams for their respective state […]

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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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