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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK A slow weekend in the Holland Tunnel: The Giants look to continue their win streak against the Packers 4:30 p.m. Sunday at MetLife Stadium. That means fan traffic to the game will hit Lower Manhattan as drivers avoid the Lincoln Tunnel and head south for the Holland. […]

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Battery Park  City surprises: Anyone who has rambled around Battery Park City over the last year or so has probably come across a sinkhole. At the Battery Park City Authority Board of Directors meeting on Oct. 22, Gwen Dawson, senior vice president of asset management, confirmed that sinkholes “have been becoming more frequent over the […]

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Ambrose and Peking, two of the South Street Seaport Museum’s historic ships, are open to the public on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Thanksgiving. A suggested donation of $5 includes entry to both ships. “People are very enthusiastic about Peking and Ambrose being open,” said Jonathan Boulware, interim president of the South […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR  VETERANS DAY Happy Veterans Day! I salute all of our courageous veterans. The Veterans Day Festival will close Broadway between Morris and Beaver Sts., as well as between Liberty St. and Battery Pl., plus Whitehall St. between Stone and Water Sts. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday. The […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND TUESDAY FOR ALL SAINT’S DAY AND ELECTION DAY Monster mash in Lower Manhattan! The Village Halloween Parade returns Thursday night. This year’s will be bigger and better than ever, closing Sixth Ave. between Canal and 17th Sts., Dominick St. between Varick St. and Sixth Ave., Sullivan St. between […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Just when you thought the U.N. General Assembly madness was over, President Obama is coming to town Friday to visit a school in Brooklyn and attend two Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraisers in Manhattan. Typically Lower Manhattan is impacted because POTUS frequently uses the Wall St. heliport.  Follow […]

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B.P.C.A. commendation: The Battery Park City Authority Board of Directors meeting on Oct. 22 began with applause for Gladys Pearlman and James Miner, Battery Park City Parks Conservancy staff members who had thwarted a would-be predator at the neighborhood  ball fields with actions that led to his arrest. According to an account of the incident […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY FOR IDUL-ADHA At times Lower Manhattan seems like the epicenter of the world. Earlier this week Abu Anas al-Libi, the suspected al Qaeda terrorist, arrived in N.Y.C. On Tuesday the Federal Courthouse in Foley Square was ringed with security. Expect traffic on Centre St. to continue to […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR COLUMBUS DAY AND IDUL-ADHA A confusing few days for parkers next week, starting on Monday with Columbus Day.  Alternate side and school parking rules by public schools and many private schools are suspended Monday.  All other rules, including meters, remain in effect.  Next Tuesday through Thursday […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  Pedestrian safety:  Most people agree that crossing North and South End Aves. can be dicey at times, with cars, buses and bicycles coming from various directions. Studies conducted by the New York City Department of Transportation did not persuade the D.O.T. that additional traffic lights were necessary, however, Josh Benson, […]

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