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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY Lower Manhattan will be a party this week! Parades, festivals, and food fairs will close streets from the East Village to the West Village all the way down to Wall St. At 1 p.m. Saturday, a dance parade will kick off at E. 21st St., head down […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY President Obama will be in Lower Manhattan Monday evening for a fundraiser at Harvey Weinstein’s home on W 12th St. Expect freezes all along the West Side before and after the event as the Secret Service navigates the West Village, likely taking the Battery Park Underpass and the West […]

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Brookfield Place leasing: Brookfield Office Properties, the owner of the four buildings formerly known as Battery Park City’s World Financial Center, announced that it has signed a new 16-year lease with GFK US Holdings for 75,000 square feet at 200 Liberty St. and another new 16-year-lease with Regus for 55,000 square feet at 200 Vesey […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY A new May Day tradition means reassembling Occupy Wall St. for at least one day and that means travel headaches for Downtowners. O.W.S. will hold protests all day Wednesday. In Lower Manhattan, there will be a rally at the Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall St. at Nassau St. […]

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This summer, Manhattan Youth will be encouraging kids to come out and play in the sand by hosting Friday Night Youth Volleyball on Pier 25 near N. Moore St. in Tribeca. The program is for grades 6 to 12 and will take place every Friday evening except Memorial Day weekend. The 6th through 8th graders […]

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Six months since Sandy…Summer can’t come soon enough for most of us. The construction and clatter continue but we do see some progress. Still, most New Yorkers and outsiders have no idea how difficult it remains for many businesses down here. Dare we say “May Day”? ¡Vamos a celebrarlo! Cinco de Mayo celebrations begin this […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Don’t even think about driving in Tribeca on Saturday: The Tribeca Family Festival will fully close Greenwich St. between Hubert and Chambers Sts.,  as well as Beach, Duane, Franklin, Jay, and Reade Sts. between Hudson and Greenwich Sts., and Harrison and N. Moore Sts. between West and […]

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  BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | Around a thousand people streamed onto the on Sun., April 7 for the opening of the 2013 Downtown Little League season. Everyone was beaming. The ball fields, trashed by Superstorm Sandy, had to be completely rebuilt and it was touch and go as to whether they would be ready […]

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  Pier A to get plaza and plantings: At its April meeting, the Battery Park City Authority board of directors learned that core and shell construction on Pier A are nearly complete and that the time had come to discuss the 35,000-square-foot plaza to be constructed in front of the building. Gwen Dawson, senior vice […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The Tribeca Film Festival starts Wednesday, April 17 and runs through April 28. Watch out for extra traffic at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center on the east side of West St. between Chambers and Harrison Sts.; at Tribeca Cinemas on Varick St. at Laight St.; and at […]

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