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Face Mask Price Gouging and Long Lines at Chinatown Post Offices Amidst Coronavirus Fears

Posted February 13, 2020 at 5:03 am

With elevated fears over Coronavirus gripping the world, many like myself, with family in China and Hong Kong, are worried about the shortage of surgical or N95 face masks overseas. While the masks themselves might not be sufficient protection against the virus, it does provide some measure of comfort. But as I discovered, buying these […]

Late-Night Loading at Knickerbocker Post Office ‘Violates’ Locals’ Quality of Life

Posted December 1, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Knickerbocker Station postal branch on East Broadway is apparently making enemies of its neighbors. And has been since last spring. Of concern to some nearby residents is the rear loading dock backing up to Division Street, and the extension of operations hours roughly six months ago to begin at 2am. Basically, the neighborhood is […]

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Pitt Station Post Office Staying Open

Posted November 23, 2009 at 6:26 am

According to Cityroom, the struggling United States Postal Service has cut down their list of post offices to be closed in NYC. Out of the original fourteen, nine are staying open. On the list of saved P.O’s is the Pitt Station Post Office on Clinton Street, which generated plenty of conflict because of its position […]

No, Shit is Here

Posted October 27, 2008 at 9:22 am

Plastered above the entrance to the Knickerbocker Post Office [link] on East Broadway is a “Shit is Coming” sticker. Rather appropriate amidst the financial crisis. Yet, this fitting prophecy defies the aging sign which beckons neighborhood folk to help keep the building graffiti free.