Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials announced a major capital commitment Thursday to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding.
Police said both incidents happened about an hour apart on Aug 5, first in Lower Manhattan and then in Brooklyn.
The victim suffered swelling and pain, but was not hospitalized.
The suspects have struck at least seven stores since late January. Police said the robbers target high-end businesses including Bond Street Chocolate, a cosmetic shop on Spring Street, an art gallery and clothing store on Mott Street.
Police on Monday released a surveillance video in the robbery of a NoLIta wine store – one of several robberies in Lower Manhattan that police believe are connected.
There have been five robberies and one attempted robbery in the East Village and SoHo since January, according to police.
Authorities say a court security officer has died after apparently shooting himself at a federal courthouse in Manhattan.
Four men were being detained in handcuffs at the mouth of the Holland Tunnel in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon, after the tunnel was shut down in the middle of the evening rush.
Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect who allegedly tried to rape an 81-year-old woman in broad daylight her Lower Manhattan apartment building.
You’ve heard of noisy neighbors, but residents in lower Manhattan say recent overnight street work has taken it too far.
One person suffered minor injuries when a tour bus slammed into sidewalk scaffolding in Lower Manhattan Tuesday evening.
New York’s biggest new subway hub is opening in lower Manhattan _ a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city.
The ceremony is being held Saturday near the new World Trade Center site.
The festival is in its fifth year at the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan.
Those on their lunch break in lower Manhattan now have a new area to enjoy their time outside the office.