Essex Street

Brooklyn Church Van, Squad Car Crash

Good Samaritans Rush To Help NYPD Officers Injured In Fiery Brooklyn Crash

Neighbors joined forces in a life-saving effort this week, after an unmarked police squad car collided with a church van in New Lots, Brooklyn.

03/26/2014

Workers put in a second fence made from plywood blocking off half of the Children's Magical Garden. A chain-link fence was first installed in May 2013.

(Photo credit: DNAinfo/Serena Solomon)

Activists Fight To Keep Control Of Lower East Side Community Garden

Representatives of a children’s community garden on the Lower East Side have filed a lawsuit, attempting to stop a developer from doing away with part of it for a new building.

03/11/2014

Essex Crossing

Mayor’s Office: New Development Will Revitalize Lower East Side

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans Wednesday to develop a large stretch of land on the Lower East Side into a new mixed-use development.

09/18/2013

Police want to question these people in connection with a robbery and the use of a stolen credit card at the Union Square Best Buy. (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking To Question 6 People Who Used Stolen Credit Card

Police said the credit card was stolen during a robbery on the Delancey Street/Essex Street F train platform at 4 a.m. on May 22.

06/02/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly indicates the spot where Officer Brian Groves was struck on his bulletproof vest on July 5, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)/Inset: Officer Brian Groves (credit: NYPD)

Kelly: Bulletproof Vest Saves Cop On LES, Suspect Still At Large

“Officer Groves is clearly lucky to be alive,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. “He was shot from no more than eight feet away. He would have almost certainly have been killed if it wasn’t for his bullet-resistant vest.”

07/05/2012

The intersection of Delancey Street and Essex Street - New York, NY - Aug 1, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Lower East Side Intersection One Of City’s Most Dangerous

The movie “Crossing Delancey” brought romance, but the reality of actually trying to cross it brings danger.

08/01/2011