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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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SUNDAY PARKING RULES IN EFFECT THURSDAY, JULY 4 Happy Fourth of July! With the holiday falling on a Thursday, the big getaway will be Wednesday afternoon. For Downtown, this means that the Holland Tunnel will be packed, and things will also be slow-going in the Battery Tunnel. Inbound traffic on Sunday will be a bear […]

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Dates: Wednesday, June 26 – Tuesday, July 2 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK June is Pride month, and this weekend is packed with events: The kick-off rally will take place 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at Pier 26 on West St., which means attendees will be crossing the highway at the […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The BAMRA Bleecker Street Festival will close Bleecker St. between Broadway and Sixth Ave. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. FASTRACK repairs on the Broadway line mean no trains at N, Q, and R stations in Manhattan from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights. […]

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Pier A and bond issue update: The Battery Park City Authority is on the verge of turning over Pier A to the Poulakakos family and the Dermot Company so that they can embark on interior construction for a restaurant and visitor center. They expect to open in the middle of 2014. Pier A, the last remaining […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Sunday is Father’s Day! Traffic is not as bad as on Mother’s Day but I expect the Holland Tunnel to be jammed late afternoon. FASTRACK repairs on the Broadway line mean no trains at N, Q, and R stations in Manhattan 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday […]

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