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Thurs., June 4 – Wed., June 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK River-lock strikes Lower Manhattan once again with closures at the Hudson and East River crossings! In the Holland Tunnel, one New York-bound and one New Jersey-bound tube will close 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday and Friday nights. Expect delays at […]

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Thurs., May 28 – Wed., June 3 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Come run or walk with Transit Sam at the American Heart Association Wall Street Run and Walk 6:45 p.m. Thursday! The race will close streets in the Financial District 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening, including Murray, Greenwich, […]

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By LENORE SKENAZY  |It is the place you can grab a gallon of milk or a can of frosting at midnight, but is it possible it is also one of those amazingly New York things that, like Central Park, makes us all a little calmer and happier? The bodega is what we’re talking about today: […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY  |  For 34 years, Frank Modica served as director for Hamilton-Madison House, a non-profit settlement house, now more than 100 years old, dedicated to improving the quality of life of individuals and families primarily in the Chinatown and Two Bridges neighborhoods. Modica died in 2013 at age 81. Immediately after his funeral, […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |   Revolution Books needs your help. The bookstore, which has been located at 146 W. 26 St. between Sixth and Seventh Aves. since 2008, has lost its lease and is looking to raise $150,000 for a new spot, explained C. Clark Kissinger, the store’s manager. When the bookstore’s five-year lease […]

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Thurs., May 21 – Wed., May 27 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR MEMORIAL DAY May the get-away games begin!  With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching, brace for heavier traffic than we’ve seen in the past few years. Traffic is up at all bridges and tunnels and at airports. No need to fear, […]

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By LENORE SKENAZY | Not everyone shares my hobby, but let me put it out there. It is grocery shopping. Nothing I enjoy more. And since we live in the city, I’m shopping all the time, because who has space for those container ports of Country Crock the folks in the suburbs stock up on? […]

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Thurs., May 14 – Wed., May 20 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY Big weekend closure ahead! A 33-consecutive hour shutdown of all Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will happen this weekend, midnight Friday to 9 a.m. Sunday. It’ll mean lots more traffic on Canal St. and West St. during the closure due […]

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By LENORE SKENAZY | As we settle in to the reality that we will probably never know what happened to Etan Patz after he disappeared that May morning in 1979, maybe we can finally come to terms with the legacy the crime left behind. The legacy of constant, crippling fear. I promise I won’t only be […]

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Thurs., May 7 – Wed., May 13 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Happy Mother’s Day! If you’re celebrating Mother’s Day Downtown this weekend, check out the festivals and closures below to be sure you’ll give the gift of avoiding major slowdowns. One New York-bound lane of the Holland Tunnel will close 11 […]

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