Home » Posts tagged with » Lower Manhattan (Page 2)

BY SAM SPOKONY   |  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED NOV. 26, 2013  |  A new interactive, online map is helping Downtown residents provide input on post-Hurricane Sandy community reconstruction. The New York Rising program, an outgrowth of Governor Cuomo’s Office of Storm Recovery, now features interactive maps for six communities involved in the statewide effort, one of […]

Continue reading …

A group of shoplifters left behind a baby in a stroller when they tried to rob a Soho convenience store this month, police said. Police said that three people entered the Duane Reade store at 100 Broadway on Mon., Oct. 7. One of them was pushing a baby stroller with a 1-year-old child inside it. […]

Continue reading …

Wed., Oct, 2 – Tues., Oct. 8 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Triple trouble at the East River this weekend! Closures at the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges and Battery Tunnel mean slow going in and to Lower Manhattan. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will close 12:01 a.m. Sunday to 5 […]

Continue reading …

Seven-night gig’s ‘more of the same’ hardly seems like enough. BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  They haven’t given us any new studio tracks since 2003’s “Everything Must Go” — but the sun isn’t even close to setting on the sleek, sharp, intellectually stimulating band that Walter Becker and Donald Fagen named for an instrument of pleasure […]

Continue reading …

BY BOB KRASNER  |  Electric pianos? Don’t talk to Ray Santiago about electric pianos. “I hate electric pianos!” he said, emphatically. The 59-year-old has been playing on natural “88’s” since he was 10 years old and nothing has taken him away from his love for the instrument. He was 7 years old when he emigrated […]

Continue reading …

Someone made creative use of an N.Y.P.D. sawhorse on Tribeca’s Cortlandt Alley, although there was no crossing through this wall. The New York Times reported in 2007 the sawhorses would be gradually phased out, but they have not been put out to pasture yet.

Continue reading …

BY PAUL SCHINDLER  |  City Council Speaker Christine Quinn began this year as such a prohibitive frontrunner in the Democratic mayoral race that for months the major question asked was how likely it was that her opponents could keep her below the 40 percent threshold and force her into a runoff. Now, Public Advocate Bill […]

Continue reading …

(Squadron’s our pick) Sit back registered Democrats and wait until November to vote again — that is unless you care about who becomes mayor of New York City. Abysmal turnout is expected for the runoff Tues., Oct. 1 to pick the Democratic candidate for Public Advocate. Without a Republican in the race, the Democratic nominee […]

Continue reading …

ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING IS SUSPENDED THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR SHEMINI ATZERETH AND SIMCHAS TORAH The U.N. General Assembly continues this week and will have some impacts on Lower Manhattan traffic. Although President Obama has come and gone, there will still be some domino traffic as drivers avoid the Queens-Midtown Tunnel and opt for the Williamsburg […]

Continue reading …

Tribeca’s Jewish Community Project, better known as J.C.P., celebrated Sukkot Sunday with a free block party outside their Duane St. center. The holiday, which celebrates the harvest, also helps commemorate the Jews’ 40 years in the desert when they often lived in makeshift huts or booths known as Sukkahs. J.C.P. set up a Sukkah outside […]

Continue reading …