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BY SAM SPOKONY  |  Fearing the demolition of their 118-year-old building as a developer now seeks to replace it, residents of 67 Vestry St. in Tribeca have mounted an effort to protect the site by calling on the city to landmark it. Developer Aby Rosen, who bought the nine-story building in 2005, filed plans in […]

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BY SAM SPOKONY  |  A group of Queens residents are calling on the city to continue a ferry service linking the Rockaways and Lower Manhattan, and to expand it to include weekend service this summer. The Rockaway Ferry, which was launched by the city in November 2012 as an emergency transportation measure after Hurricane Sandy […]

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BY JOSEPH M. CALISI   |   The cage surrounding the famed and iconic Wall Street Bull was removed March 25. The famous Charging Bull statue by Italian artist Arturo DiModica, stands alone, albeit with uniformed New York City Police standing watch at Bowling Green. The two-year long struggle to remove the barricades under the command […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  | Two-way traffic on Chambers St. will resume as far east as West Broadway in April as the four-year overhaul of the street continues to move forward. Drivers will have to wait until autumn at the earliest for full access to return to the remaining segment of the project which runs on Chambers […]

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BY SAM SPOKONY  | For some people, Slow Zones can’t come fast enough. A street safety advocacy group went guerilla this past weekend, posting signs advocating for 20-miles-per-hour speed limits in neighborhoods within Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens whose requests for additional traffic safety measures have been denied by the city. Several of the “20 is […]

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BY SAM SPOKONY | Here’s one way to be welcomed home after a weekend away with your husband — your daughter let an alleged felon and gang member come over, and he and his pals stole your jewelry That was apparently the case at a posh, 30th-floor apartment in the iconic 8 Spruce St. tower on […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS   |  Tribeca residents accustomed since 2010 to the noise and inconveniences of ongoing construction on Hudson St. may get some relief sooner rather than later. The Hudson Street Project — which includes  work on N. Moore and Franklin St. — will finish by next year ahead of an original 2016 deadline, […]

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Thurs., March 27 – Wed., April 2  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Thursday night traffic turbulence getting to Lower Manhattan once again. Under the Hudson River, the Lincoln Tunnel’s south tube to New York will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday, sending inbound traffic south to the Holland […]

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Tribeca burglaries Two Tribeca restaurants were recently hit with overnight burglaries, police said. The first took place at Little Italy Pizza, 11 Park Place, sometime between the evening of March 21 and the morning of March 22, according to the business owner. The burglar clipped the restaurant’s front gate and then broke in through the […]

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Jewel burglar A burglar hit a Tribeca jewelry store overnight between March 13 and 14 and made off with nearly $20,000 worth of merchandise — and it may have been due to a faulty door, police said. The owner of Cass Lilien jewelry, at 24 Harrison St., discovered the crime after opening up the store — which […]

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