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Thurs., Feb. 26 – Wed., March 4  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  Lunar New Year celebrations continue in Lower Manhattan! A Chinese Lunar Festival will close Market St. between East Broadway and Division St. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Both Hudson River tunnels will be impacted by maintenance this coming week, causing […]

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A new girls volleyball club team — whose home court is in Battery Park City — won their first regional tournament this past weekend. The Asphalt Green Wave Volleyball Team, which formed last year, beat Sideout Sports from Fairfield, N.J. at an all-day tournament on Sat., Feb. 21 in Peekskill, N.Y. It was the first […]

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Thurs., Feb. 19 – Wed., Feb. 25 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR ASIAN LUNAR NEW YEAR Sunday is the 16th Lunar New Year Parade in Lower Manhattan. The following streets will have rolling closures between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.: Mott St. between Broome St. and Chatham Sq., Chatham Sq. between Mott St. […]

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Thurs., Feb. 12 – Wed., Feb. 18 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED Thursday, MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY Happy Valentine’s Day! Despite the unrelenting cold weather, expect an uptick in Saturday night travel as couples hit Lower Manhattan for romantic outings. Monday is a Summons Alert Day. Although Presidents’ Day is a recognized national holiday, only alternate side parking rules are […]

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Longtime Battery Park City resident David Spencer, 44, decided that a local chamber of commerce was needed for the neighborhood small businesses. After reaching out to Rosalie Joseph of the Battery Park City Neighbors Network, the group had its first meeting in October. Spencer, a tax and corporate lawyer who works from his home at […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |    A GREAT LOSS FOR THE SEAPORT AND ANOTHER CHIP AWAY AT HISTORY  |  Earlier this month we lost a wonderful neighbor who always had time to stop and talk about his love of all things nautical, wooden and historic. Salvatore Polisi, a master woodcarver and sculptor, was part of the […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON   |   Residents living near Nike’s Zoom City Arena say they’ve been slam-dunked for more than a month by construction noise and diesel fumes, and it’s left them reeling. The spacious structure, they charge, is a flagrant offensive foul against their neighborhood’s quality of life. Construction on the temporary tent — actually, […]

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Thurs., Feb. 5 – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SCHEDULED TO BE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK, CHECK 311 FOR UPDATES More snow is expected this week, which means there’s a chance that alternate side parking rules will be suspended and transit will be delayed. Check 311, follow me on Twitter @GridlockSam, or […]

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Thursday, January 29 – Wednesday, February 4  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK.  Check 311 for updates Below-freezing temperatures and even more snowfalls are in the forecast through the week, so the snow will most likely stick around. Avoid driving if at all possible, but if you must, use extreme caution. Follow […]

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Thurs., Jan. 22 – Wed., Jan. 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED ALL WEEK The trial of Khalid al-Fawwaz began on Tues., Jan. 20 and will continue through the week. Heavy security around Foley Square for the trial will make for slow traffic on Lafayette and Centre Sts. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn […]

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