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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Come run or walk with Transit Sam at the American Heart Association Wall Street Run and Walk at 6:45 p.m. Thursday! The race will close streets in the Financial District 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening, including Murray, Greenwich, Warren, Church, Liberty, William, Pearl, South William, […]

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The Brooklyn Bridge celebrated its 130th birthday on Friday, May 24, with a public art project created by architect Francesco Alessandra.

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  Naima Rauam has been painting the South Street Seaport for decades. This summer, she has a 3,000-square foot gallery on the second floor of Pier 17, where she is exhibiting and selling her drawings and paintings. The gallery, on the far eastern side of the pier, has stunning views of […]

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Alternate side parking rules are in effect all week Great news for Lower Manhattan residents: The old 1 train South Ferry station will open this week. This means the 1 train will no longer terminate at Rector St., but go straight through. It also means improved service at Chambers, Franklin, Canal and Houston Sts. Remember, […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED TUESDAY FOR THE FIRST DAY OF PASSOVER Traffic in lower Manhattan has been a bear the last couple of weeks. I am attributing at least some of it to the toll increase at the Battery Tunnel and, to a lesser extent, at the Midtown Tunnel. Since the round-trip tolls went to […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The New York City Half Marathon will head Downtown 7 a.m. to noon Sunday and close several streets in Lower Manhattan: the southbound West Side Highway between 44th St. and the Battery Park Underpass, the Battery Park Underpass to the F.D.R. Drive, Old Slip between South and […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK In case last weekend’s toll and fare increases didn’t make your commute sluggish enough, daylight savings time kicks in 2 a.m. Sunday. This means that Monday morning will be an Accident Alert Day: Drivers will battle collective sleep deprivation, making roads more dangerous. Crash and fatality rates […]

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Wednesday, February 27th – Tuesday, March 5th ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Lower Manhattan can expect a change in traffic patterns as tolls jump to $15 round-trip cash at the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and the Queens Midtown Tunnel; the round-trip E-ZPass rate will be $10.66. One-way cash tolls to Staten Island […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Lunar New Year events continue in Lower Manhattan: a festival will fully close Market St. between East Broadway and Henry St. all day Sunday. On the Brooklyn Bridge, all Manhattan-bound lanes will close overnight 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 12:01 a.m. to 7 […]

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OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE To The Editor: I found it very inappropriate for Jerry Tallmer to describe the late Ed Koch as a “certified ‘Hebe’” and for Downtown Express to print this hateful epithet (Notebook, Feb. 6 – 19, “From City Hall to silver screens: The Life of Ed Koch”). Even if this was meant as a […]

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