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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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BY JANEL BLADOW   |  It’s beginning to feel like autumn even though August felt more like fall than summer but I digress…just happy the ‘hood is shaping up and shaking off the hurricane horror of last year. So much is happening this month… Rally around the lighthouse… A number of politicians, community leaders and […]

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By JANEL BLADOW  | [Originally posted, Oct. 8, 2013] It’s beginning to feel like autumn even though August felt more like fall than summer but I digress…just happy the ‘hood is shaping up and shaking off the hurricane horror of last year. So much is happening this month… Rally around the lighthouse… A number of […]

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Wed., Oct, 2 – Tues., Oct. 8 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Triple trouble at the East River this weekend! Closures at the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges and Battery Tunnel mean slow going in and to Lower Manhattan. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will close 12:01 a.m. Sunday to 5 […]

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