East Village

FDNY personnel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on Second Avenue in the East Village on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Someone May Have ‘Inappropriately’ Tapped Gas Line Before East Village Explosion

Twenty-two people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Six members of the FDNY were hurt in the operation.

03/27/2015

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Off-Duty Firefighter Springs Into Action Following East Village Explosion

An off-duty firefighter near the explosion in the East Village Thursday sprang into action, climbing into the smoking building as others were climbing out.

03/27/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive: Con Ed Says No Leak At East Village Building During Inspection Before Blast

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the evidence pointed to a gas explosion in the blast that destroyed several buildings in the East Village – even though there were no reports of odors or leaks.

03/27/2015

Woman rescued in East Village after building explosion/collapse

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Steps In To Rescue Woman On Fire Escape In East Village Blast

Some passersby who were in the East Village at the time of the devastating explosion and fire Thursday afternoon said they were lucky to be alive – and one woman even said her shirt caught fire.

03/26/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Watch: CBS2’s Coverage Of East Village Explosion, Building Collapse

A gas explosion ripped through two buildings, leaving at least 13 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

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12 Best Cheap Eats In The East Village

There are affordable dining options that will satisfy even the biggest foodie in the East Village. Visit these restaurants for the best cheap eats below 14th street.

CBS New York–03/17/2015

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5 Best Egyptian Restaurants In NYC

Our five favorites check all those boxes, and deliver a magnificent experience every time.

03/10/2015

A surveillance image of the robbery of a wine shop in NoLIta on Friday, Feb. 27. (Credit: NYPD)

Lower Manhattan Business Owners On High Alert After String Of Armed Robberies

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.

03/03/2015

A surveillance image of the robbery of a wine shop in NoLIta on Friday, Feb. 27. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Release Video In Suspected Downtown Manhattan Store Robbery Spree

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.

03/02/2015

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Man Accused Of Causing $100K Worth Of Damage To Manhattan Church

Michael Torres is accused of causing $100,000 worth of damage, including broken statues and crucifixes.

02/01/2015

Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, running for New York State Governor, speaks during the gubernatorial debate at Hofstra University October 18, 2010 in Hempstead, New York. The two main candidates, Andrew Cuomo and Carl Paladino, appeared onstage with candidates Kristen Davis of the Anti-Prohibition Party, Warren Redlich of the Libertarian Party, Howie Hawkins of the Green Party, Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, and Charles Barron of the Freedom Party. (Photo by Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images)

Jimmy McMillan Of ‘Rent Is Too Damn High’ Fame Says He’s Facing Eviction Again

Jimmy McMillan, the man who has become famous for making his political name over the claim that “the rent is too damn high,” said Tuesday that he is running the risk of losing his place to live.

01/27/2015

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New York City’s 6 Best Foods For $1

New York City is notoriously expensive. But do your research, and you’ll discover plenty of cheap snacks and meals in NYC for $1 or less.

01/07/2015

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Manhattan’s 5 Best Late-Night Eats

New York is the city that never sleeps. Head to these Manhattan restaurants for these quality late-night eats after a night on the town.

01/06/2015

Surveillance Image of a suspect police say is wanted for a sexual assault in the East Village on Dec. 28, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

East Village Residents On Edge As Sexual Assault Suspect Still At Large

Around 6 a.m. Sunday, the suspect allegedly followed a 22-year-old woman into the building and up the stairwell at East Sixth Street and Avenue D before trying to rape her.

12/31/2014

Surveillance Image of a suspect police say is wanted for a sexual assault in the East Village on Dec. 28, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Same Man Suspected In East Village Groping Incident, Rape Attempt

Police believe the same suspect is behind an attempted rape and a groping incident that occurred 12 days apart in the East Village.

12/31/2014

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