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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES REMAIN IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Happy 2013, Lower Manhattanites! If you’re planning to take the Brooklyn Bridge, remember all Manhattan-bound lanes will be closed overnight11 p.m. to 6 a.m.Wednesday and Thursday. Also, the bridge’s Ramp F (which allows access to Robert F. Wagner Place from Exit 2 off FDR Drive South) […]

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BY SAM SCHWARTZ  | ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25TH;  “NO STOPPING ANYTIME” AND “NO STANDING ANYTIME”  RULES REMAIN IN EFFECT. Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa and Happy New Year, Lower Manhattanites! Great news! For the first time since Hurricane Sandy, the R train will be up and running between Brooklyn and […]

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BY SAM SCHWARTZ  |  Slowly things are returning to normal in  Lower Manhattan.  I know many of you are still suffering. but there has been some progress on the transportation front in the past week.  The R train now goes as far as Whitehall Street but there’s still no service into Brooklyn.  J/Z service has […]

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BY SAM SCHWARTZ |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED ON SAT., DEC. 8:  Observation of the Immaculate Conception.  Metered parking rules and other parking rules remain in effect. Transit Sam: Hanukkah traffic this weekend Friday is a Gridlock Alert Day—use mass transit if you can. The Holland Tunnel, the Lincoln Tunnel and the Brooklyn, Williamsburg […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT PATH service has been restored in New Jersey and Manhattan, stopping at 14th, 23rd and 33rd Streets and bypassing Christopher and Ninth Streets. Service will run in both directions from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. The PATH won’t be making stops at the World Trade Center, Exchange Place […]

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THANKSGIVING UPDATE Thanksgiving — or more accurately Thanksgiving eve — is the most heavily travelled day of the year. The rental agency AAA announced that they expect a .7 percent increase in traffic from last year’s Thanksgiving. That, along with damage to cars during Hurricane Sandy, makes rental cars in short supply, so get creative […]

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Alternate side parking rules are suspended Friday and Satuday for the Muslim holiday, Idul Adha Downtowners, don’t head to the Brooklyn Bridge after 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday! The Manhattan-bound side will be closed until 6 a.m. on Thursday. Try the Manhattan Bridge. In the Holland Tunnel, one lane in each direction is closed from 11 […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR THE MUSLIM HOLIDAY, IDUL ADHA Downtowners, don’t head to the Brooklyn Bridge after 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday! The Manhattan-bound side will be closed until 6 a.m. on Thursday. Try the Manhattan Bridge. In the Holland Tunnel, one lane in each direction is closed from 11 […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED ON TUES., OCT. 9 FOR SIMCHAT TORAH, THE JEWISH HOLIDAY. NO PARKING AT METER, NO-STOPPING AND NO-STANDING SIGNS ARE STILL IN EFFECT. Drivers, getting home may be a little more difficult for two upcoming 54-hour weekend spans. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will be closing at midnight […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED WED., SEPT. 26 FOR YOM KIPPUR AND MON., OCT. 1 AND TUES., OCT. 2 FOR SUKKOT. NO-PARKING AT METER SIGNS AND UNCONDITIONAL NO-STOPPING AND NO-STANDING SIGNS ARE ALL STILL IN EFFECT. Friday is going to be hell on wheels! A bike demonstration commemorating a bike ban 25 years ago will meet at […]

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