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Thursday, November 27 is Thanksgiving, and if you’re headed out of town, here’s hoping your travels are safe and easy despite the crummy weather. If you’re sticking around the neighborhood, here’s some information you might need to know: Government Offices, Parking, And Sanitation Government offices, post offices, public libraries, courts, and the Department of Motor…

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Bad news for F line commuters.  The F train will not run between Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X beginning tonight at 11pm until Monday, December 1 at 5am, while the MTA replaces a critical track switch at West 8th Street. The good news is that for the first time, like, ever, the D, N, and R…

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Several elected officials from both sides of the bridge say they are boycotting today’s 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, due to the MTA’s proposed fare hike, which would raise the bridge’s cash toll to $16. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo are among those who said they won’t attend stating, “there is…

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I probably sound like a broken record at this point, but the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is turning 50 on Friday, and there are anniversary parties happening all over the Brooklyn and Staten Island all week. For many of us in southwest Brooklyn, the bridge is a fixture our lives. It is a landmark, a major commuting artery, a photographer’s…

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Once again, the MTA has announced plans to raise fares and tolls – this time by 2 percent a year for the next two years. The 30-day MetroCard will definitely jump from $112 to $116.50, but the MTA is deliberating on whether to raise the price of the single ride MetroCard to $2.75, or keep it the same, effectively eliminating the bonus on the…

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The uptown D train is running local, the N line is split in two, and R train service ends early in Manhattan and Queens at night. Details via the MTA: D LINE Manhattan-bound D trains run local from 36th Street to DeKalb Beginning 8:30pm, Mon to Thu, Nov 17 – 20 Please allow additional travel time. F LINE There are…

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Service on the F train will be wonky on the Lower East Side for FasTrack work, the D is making some local stops, plus some other late-night changes affecting local lines. Details via the MTA: D LINE Norwood-bound D trains run local from 36 St, Brooklyn to DeKalb Av Evenings, beginning 8:30pm, Monday to Thursday, until November 20 Allow additional…

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