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Thurs., April 23 – Wed., April 29  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Slow-going Thursday and Friday nights getting into Lower Manhattan! One New York-bound lane of the Holland Tunnel will close will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday. During the same duration, the New York-bound south tube of the Lincoln Tunnel will also close. Watch for major […]

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Thurs., April 16 – Wed., April 22   ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK In the Lincoln Tunnel, the New York-bound south tube will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday. During the same hours, one inbound lane of the Holland Tunnel will close. That’ll spell major slow downs into Lower […]

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Thurs., April 9 – Wed.April 15 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING WILL BE SUSPENDED THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY Orthodox holy week, and end of Passover parking break ahead! Get a good parking spot on Wed., April 8 and you won’t have to move your car for alternate side parking until Mon., April 13. More good news: New York City public schools don’t get […]

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Downtown Express photos by  Dusica Sue Malesevic Shops Open After a $330 million renovation that took almost for years, Brookfield Place is now — mostly — open. There are few store stragglers, such as Vilebrequin and Calypso, and the garden district of marketplace Le District is still verboten, but a plethora of high-end retail and […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  More people out and about in the neighborhood as we spring into warmer weather! Yippee! S.O.S. meeting… Mike Weiss who is the waterfront foreman of the South Street Seaport Museum will be guest speaker at the next meeting of Save Our Seaport on Thursday, April 16, 6:30 p.m. Come to St. […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY  |  Aaron Gross is a fifth-generation member of the Streit’s matzoh family. His great-great-grandfather Aron was the company’s founder. Today, Gross runs Streit’s with his cousins Alan Adler and Aron Pagoda. Eleven family members are in the business, and they all get along. “We are not the Durst family,” Gross quipped. Four old buildings […]

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BY WINNIE McCROY  |  Residents of Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen gathered at Roosevelt Hospital on the evening of April 1 for the monthly full board meeting of Community Board 4 where among other things, they debated the application to the State Liquor Authority for a beer and wine license by Ichiran, a new restaurant to […]

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Long-running Exhibition: Pixelated, Sum of its Pieces Children’s Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. at Hudson Street; (212) 274–0986; cmany.org; Mondays and Wednesdays, Noon–5 pm, Thursdays and Fridays, Noon–6 pm, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am–5 pm, Now – Sun, May 3; Free with $11 museum admission. This exhibition brings together emerging and mid-career artists whose […]

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Thurs., April 2 – Wed. April 8 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY. Traffic will be lighter on Holy Thursday and Good Friday but by Friday afternoon traffic will build at all Lower Manhattan crossings as Jews and friends head to Seders around the metropolitan region.  Traffic starts coagulating at 3 […]

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BY TEQUILLA MINSKY    |  Vernita N’Cognita, a.k.a. Vernita Nemec, loves cats and has always had them while making art in her Canal St. loft where she has lived since 1972. There was Molly, then Giovanni, Liz Taylor and Laser Beam. “My first cat was Pete, when I was three in Ohio,” she recalled. A few years […]

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