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Thurs., Jan. 1 – Wed., Jan. 7    |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR NEW YEAR’S   Happy New Year, Lower Manhattanites! Here’s the deal with parking rules on New Year’s Day: alternate side parking is suspended, meters are suspended, and all signs without the word “Anytime” are suspended. Public schools are back in session Monday and […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Michelle Myles is one of the original gangstas of tattooing in the Lower East Side. Myles and her business partner, Brad Fink, opened Daredevil Tattoo in 1997 on Ludlow St. A year and a half ago, they moved the business to 141 Division St. Myles’s story of how she got […]

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Thurs., Dec. 25 – Wed., Dec. 31 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR CHRISTMAS Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kwanza, and New Year, Lower Manhattanites! I wish all my readers safe travels and happy holidays. On Christmas, alternate side parking rules, meter rules, and rules like “No Parking Monday through Friday” are suspended. All rules that […]

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Thurs. Dec.18 – Wed., Dec. 24  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  |  Happy holidays to all my readers! The roads are decked with major gridlock: the city announced official Gridlock Alert Days for Thursday and Friday. Traffic volumes will be higher all over the city, especially at crossings in Lower Manhattan, including the […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW   |  It’s the holiday season and bells should be ringing, people should be singing…instead around our neighborhood, everyone’s in the catfight that the Howard Hughes Corporation development has become! It’s over… Just go ahead and consider the South Street Seaport the new Meatpacking District, as one attendee at last week’s WWD […]

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Thurs., Dec. 11 – Wed., Dec.17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK ‘Tis the season for nor’easters, sleet, snow, and rain, which means increases in potential hazards for pedestrians and drivers alike. Pedestrians will be darting across streets to get out of the cold, and not everyone will be crossing safely. Very […]

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Thurs., Dec. 4 – Wed., Dec. 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR IMMACULATE CONCEPTION. Royal gridlock alert! Prince William and Duchess Kate are making their inaugural trip to New York this Sunday. The first stop on the royal itinerary is a visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, so expect gridlock as the couple makes their […]

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Wed., Nov. 26 – Wed., Dec. 3  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR THANKSGIVING. Happy Thanksgiving!  Expect a cornucopia of traffic this holiday weekend: gas prices are down, air travel is up, and subway ridership is breaking records this year, meaning lots of folks will be traveling to and from the city. Enjoy your day(s) […]

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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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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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