Lower East Side

A video posted online shows three uniformed officers holding a teen while an officer in street clothing runs up and repeatedly punches him. (credit: YouTube/American News-X/CBS2)

Internal Affairs Opens Probe Into Video Of Confrontation Between Police And Teen

In the video you can hear the crowd react with anger when the plain-clothed officer runs up and punches the teenager who was handcuffed and restrained by three other officers.

12/20/2014

A video posted online shows three uniformed officers holding a teen while an officer in street clothing runs up and repeatedly punches him. (credit: YouTube/American News-X/CBS2)

Video Of Violent Confrontation Between Police, Teenage Boy Posted Online

The video posted Wednesday shows three uniformed officers holding the teen while an officer in street clothing runs up and repeatedly punches him.

12/19/2014

Crossing at Delancey St. and Pitt st. in the Lower East Side. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

DOT Installs Pedestrian Island, Crosswalk At Dangerous LES Intersection

Crossing Delancey and Pitt streets in the Lower East Side just got safer.

12/12/2014

Photo Credit: Lelabar

New York City’s Best Wine Happy Hours

Most New York happy hours will land you in a dive bar with discounted prices on already cheap beer. This week, elevate your happy hour at these NYC wine bars.

11/21/2014

FILE -- A truck drives through a flooded street on the Lower East Side on Oct. 30, 2012, a day after Superstorm Sandy hit. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Spending $1 Million On Lower East Side Flood Protection Project

As part of the project, wetlands, which will act as a sponge to absorb storm water, will be built at East River Park, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

11/13/2014

Photo Credit: Taqueria Diana

New York City’s Best Nachos

A plate of cheesy, carb-y nachos is the ideal dish for sharing, whether you’re settling in for Thursday Night Football or catching up with friends. So get a group together and head to one of New York City’s best spots for nachos.

10/28/2014

Missing nun Tadelech Yohanis. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Nun Visiting New York From Ethiopia Missing

Tadelech Yohanis, 30, was last seen at around 2 p.m. last Thursday. at Sacred Heart Convent on the Lower East Side.

10/27/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the beating of a man with a hammer in a Lower East Side public housing apartment. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Beat Man With Hammer In LES Public Housing Apartment

Police were asking the public for help Tuesday in finding a suspect who they said struck another man multiple times in the head in a Lower East Side public housing apartment last month.

10/07/2014

An image of a suspect police believe stole a sleeping man's iPhone on a D Train on the Lower East Side, and threatened the man upon being confronted. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Stole iPhone, Threatened Man On Subway Train On LES

Police on Saturday were searching for a suspect who allegedly stole an iPhone from a sleeping man’s pocket on a subway train on the Lower East Side, and threatened the man upon being confronted.

09/20/2014

Photo Credit: Empellon

NYC’s 5 Best New Fall Restaurants

While new restaurants come and go in New York City, plenty of openings this fall are generating significant buzz. This autumn, dine out at these new NYC eateries across town.

09/17/2014

Police say this man did not own or control a Lower East Side apartment he was showing, but took $4,400 from a would-be renter and ran. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Took $4,400 For LES Apartment He Didn’t Control

Police were searching Friday evening for a suspect who allegedly took $4,400 from a prospective tenant at a Lower East Side apartment he did not really own or represent.

09/12/2014

(Credit: Katz's Delicatessen)

Katz’s Deli To Sell Air Rights For Possible Development On Top Of Building

The Lower East Side building that houses the famed Katz’s Deli may soon be getting a makeover.

09/02/2014

CBS 2's Tracee Carrasco tries on a corset. Some say wearing a corset will help reduce your waist line. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: ‘Waist Training,’ Fad Or For Real?

Some doctors say wearing a corset won’t help you reduce your waistline, but in fact might be hazardous to your health.

08/22/2014

A surveillance image of a woman police believe stole a man's camera, laptop and wallet after he invited her up to his hotel room on the Lower East Side. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Came Up To Man’s LES Hotel Room, Stole His Property

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a woman who allegedly stole a man’s camera, laptop and wallet after he invited her up to his hotel room on the Lower East Side.

08/19/2014

Perl Wolfe and Dalia G. Shusterman of Bulletproof Stockings (credit: Bulletproof Stockings)

Hasidic Rock Band Thrilled With Attendance At Women’s Only Concert

Fans were blown away by a rock concert at a Lower East Side venue Thursday night that was reserved for women only.

08/08/2014

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