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Dates: Thurs., Apr. 14 – Wed., Apr. 20 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Political fever is taking over New York! With debates, protestors, rallies, and more leading up to the New York primary expect traffic turbulence in Lower Manhattan. Be sure to follow me on Twitter @GridlockSam for tips as the […]

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Thurs., Apr. 7 – Wed., Apr. 13 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT  ALL WEEK It must be spring — the Tribeca Film Festival is back! The festival kicks off Wednesday, and while the real action doesn’t heat up until later in the week, stars, cinephiles, and paparazzi alike will be flocking to the […]

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Dates: Thurs., Mar. 31 – Wed., Apr. 6  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Bridge and tunnel woes ahead each night this week! Be sure to follow me on Twitter @GridlockSam, and check the website www.GridlockSam.com for more traffic updates as the week unfolds. In the Lincoln Tunnel, the New York-bound south […]

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Thurs., Mar. 24 – Wed., Mar. 30 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Alternate Side Parking rules are suspended Thursday for Purim and Holy Thursday, and Friday for Good Friday, but all other curbside regulations, including meters, remain in effect. Public schools will be closed Friday and some parochial schools on Thursday and […]

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Dates: Thurs., Mar. 17 – Wed., Mar. 23 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Slowdowns from the 255th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Fifth Ave. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today (Thursday) will hit Midtown the hardest, but Lower Manhattan will still feel the effect. Watch for […]

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Dates: Thurs., March 10 – Wed., March 16 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK NJ Transit workers in the rail division may walk off the job Sunday morning.  What this could mean for Lower Manhattan is heavier traffic to and from the Holland Tunnel, more buses on streets and a likely diversion […]

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Dates: Thursday, March 3 – Wednesday, March 9 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK, EXCEPT FRIDAY Alternate side parking rules are suspended Friday, March 4, for snow removal.  Armory Arts Week starts Thursday bringing art, buyers and traffic when shows run in Soho and on the lower East Side. The Art on Paper […]

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Dates: Thurs., Feb. 18 – Wed., Feb. 24 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The Lunar New Years celebrations and parades continue this week in Lower Manhattan! A Chinese New Year Celebration 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday will close East Broadway between Chatham Sq. and Market St. The Golden Lion Club […]

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Dates: Thurs., Feb. 11 – Wed., Feb. 17 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND MONDAY Summons Alert Day ahead! Although Presidents’ Day on Monday is a national holiday, only alternate side parking rules are suspended. Many people don’t know this and are surprised to find tickets for meter violations and No Parking rules. The best […]

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Dates: Thurs., Feb. 4 – Wed., Feb. 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY It’s that time again — Fashion Week is here and it’s already causing traffic troubles for lower Manhattan. Watch out for slowdowns on Varick between Laight and Beach Sts. and on St. John’s Pl. between Beach and York Sts. […]

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