Browsing: kings highway business improvement district

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Commuters who drive to the Gravesend Neck Road subway station before hopping on a train to the city were surprised last week when, according to a reader, the Department of Transportation installed Muni-Meters nearby, eliminating approximately six free parking spots. Our tipster, Auxil B., writes: Muni Meter mania is sweeping the Bay, as you previosuly…

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Reader Randy Contello tipped us off after he noticed several bases of muni-meter parking spots installed last week on Avenue U from East 16th Street to East 21st Street. Now, the muni-meters are fully installed and running. The new meters are part of the Department of Transportation’s plan of replacing all single-space meters throughout the…

Business
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Twenty-two antique light poles are being installed along Kings Highway between Ocean Parkway and McDonald Avenue, replacing all existing street and traffic lights. It’s part of an effort to make an oft-ignored stretch of businesses more appealing to shoppers. The project is being done with $228,000 allocated in 2007 by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, and will…

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Kings Highway businesses got a measure of relief from the Department of Transportation, which added an hour to the time limit of meters along the busy commercial strip. The Kings Highway Business Improvement District championed the issue back in April, sending letters to the DOT requesting the meters be changed. They argued that shoppers need…

Business
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Over the next few weekends, Department of Transportation is installing 66 new Muni-Meters along Kings Highway and its side streets, but residents say meter rules need to change to accommodate shoppers. “In a shopping district you should be able to shop,” Phil Nuzzo, Kings Highway Business Improvement District’s executive director, told Courier-Life. “True shopping includes browsing and…