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Wednesday, Sept. 4 to Tuesday, Sept. 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR ROSH HASHANAH All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will close 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday, as well as 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Monday, and Tuesday nights. That means more traffic at the inbound […]

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West Thames bridge Having gotten burned at Pier A, the Battery Park City Authority has been very cautious about committing to a bridge over West Street at West Thames. The B.P.C.A. says it will advance $2 million toward the design of the bridge but that’s it until some definite specs are on the table and […]

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SUNDAY PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT MONDAY FOR LABOR DAY Labor Day means the end of summer is here! Whether you stay in the city or head out of town, there will be some mean traffic to face. Beginning around 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday, West St./Route 9A, the F.D.R., and the Holland and Battery […]

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Asian tiger mosquitoes invade BPC The doormen at 377 Rector Place are used to swatting mosquitoes in the summer time, but this year, two of them mentioned that they are getting bitten by a particularly nasty mosquito with a striking black and white pattern on its body. It’s the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) and […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION NFL pre-season action at the New Met Life Stadium means more traffic congestion for Lower Manhattan.  The Jets play Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. while the Giants play Sunday at 7 p.m. While the Lincoln Tunnel picks up much of the traffic, the […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW | Summer fun is rampant. Even our neighbors who don’t disappear every August are enjoying the scene (and pleasant weather) on our newly cobbled streets (or most of them)! Which brings up the exciting news that Water St. is nearly all repaved, Front is nearing completion but Peck Slip will be ongoing […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FOR EID As of Friday, August 2, there is no R train service between Court St. in Brooklyn and Whitehall St. in Manhattan. On weekdays, the R will operate in two sections: Brooklyn only, and Queens and Manhattan only. On weekends and late nights, the R train […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Friday is an Accident Alert Day, kicking off the most dangerous month statistically on the road. With summer construction ramping up and lots of families heading out of town, early August sees four of the year’s ten deadliest driving days. I urge drivers to be especially cautious […]

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Electrical installation at the Police Memorial postponed: Superstorm Sandy dumped around nine feet of water into the vault that holds the electrical equipment for the New York City Police Memorial fountain, for the Kowsky Plaza dog run and for the playground known as “Pumpkin Park.” The equipment hasn’t worked since. Recently, the Battery Park City […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Street closures abound in the Financial District: John St. will close between Broadway and Nassau St. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, Fulton St. will close between Broadway and Nassau St. 8 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, and Thames St. will close between Broadway and Trinity […]

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