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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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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES  ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Protest gridlock from the Zimmerman acquittal is likely to continue through the week. The Brooklyn Bridge, City Hall and the Federal Building at Foley Square could become foci, so check for updates. Get ready for a weekend-long closure of all Manhattan-bound lanes on the Brooklyn Bridge, […]

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B.P.C.A. bows out of River To River Festival: At the conclusion of the Leon Russell concert in Rockefeller Park on July 10, Danny Kapilian, the music producer who had been hired by the Battery Park City Authority to book the acts for the eight-concert series that began on June 17, made an announcement. The B.P.C.A., […]

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  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Vive la France! Bastille Day Tribeca will turn West Broadway between White and Walker Sts. into petanque courts (kinda like French Bocce) 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will close 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights, so watch out for extra […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Summer has kicked off in grand style. From the sidewalk cafes filled with suppin’ patrons to the street rocking with music lovin’ hipsters at the 4Knots Music Festival with Kurt Vile & The Violators to The Babies and Fat Tony…the nabe was alive and thriving once again. Feeling the progress… With […]

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New PEP office:  Battery Park City’s Parks Enforcement Patrol now has a command station at 212 North End Ave. to supplement the headquarters station at 21 West Thames St. The new office, which opened on July 1, is staffed from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. There are about 35 PEP officers in Battery Park […]

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After a string of spring losses, six games, two days and one tournament, Pier 40’s first fast-pitch softball league, Manhattan Mayhem, won an astounding second place in the United States Specialized Sports Association’s Summer Kick Off Softball Tournament on Long Island June 23. Manhattan Mayhem is the borough’s first competitive girls travel softball team, run […]

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