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Downside of Lower Manhattan's boom: It's just too crowded

Bigger, bolder and busier city causes residents headaches from congestion, noise and trash
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 05:50

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Not only do morning commuters in Lower Manhattan have to travel down narrow sidewalks, the tight spaces are also made more congested by smelly trash bags and unsightly scaffolding.

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Not only do morning commuters in Lower Manhattan have to travel down narrow sidewalks, the tight spaces are also made more congested by smelly trash bags and unsightly scaffolding.

New York

A SIDEWALK war has erupted in Lower Manhattan.

Paul Proulx is caught in the middle of it. Just to get to his apartment in the financial district, he has to contend with hordes of commuters and selfie-snapping tourists clogging narrow sidewalks. But these are the least of

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