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File Footage - SantaCon (Credit: CBS 2)

Not All New Yorkers Are Feeling Merry As SantaCon Approaches

An annual bar crawl known as SantaCon that features people dressed as Santa Claus drinking their way through the city has been blamed for stopping traffic, clogging streets, and wreaking havoc around Manhattan.

12/12/2013

LES Robbery Suspects

Residents Shocked By Lower East Side Elevator Robbery

The incident occurred at 240 Madison Street within the LaGuardia Housing complex around 11:10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.

12/03/2013

LES Robbery

Police Seek 3 In Lower East Side Elevator Robbery

Police on Monday were searching for two men and a woman who allegedly robbed a man in an elevator on the Lower East Side.

12/02/2013

Four men who allegedly used their skateboards to attack a Lower East Side store owner are seen in this surveillance image. (credit: CBS 2)

Pack Of Skateboarders Attack Lower East Side Store Owner

A pack of skateboarders savagely attacked a Lower East Side store owner when he confronted them about shoplifting, police said.

11/13/2013

NYPD Squad Car

Man Shot To Death At Lower East Side Housing Complex

The officers responded to a 911 call just after 4 a.m. and found an unconscious 30-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his torso.

11/10/2013

Photo Credit: Top Hops

NYC’s 5 Best Craft Beer Stores

New York City has plenty of craft beer stores, so that you can bring your draught or bottled beers right home.

11/05/2013

Gabila's Old Fashioned Coney Island Square Knish (credit: Handout)

Fire At Gabila’s Factory Blamed For NYC Knish Shortage

Gabila’s bills itself as the largest maker of knishes in the world, claiming to have sold more than 1.3 billion knishes.

10/23/2013

Suspects wanted in connection with a robbery at a Whole Foods on the Lower East Side (credit: NYPD)

Police: 2 Men Steal $60,000 From Lower East Side Whole Foods Market

The incident happened around 10 p.m. Sunday at the Whole Foods on East Houston Street.

10/22/2013

Suspects wanted for allegedly stealing a collection box from a Lower East Side church. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: 2 Men Steal Collection Box From Lower East Side Church

The two suspects walked into Our Lady of Sorrows Church on Stanton Street, grabbed the wooden collection box and fled, police said.

10/21/2013

LES School Burglary Suspects

Police Hunt For 4 Suspects In Burglary Of LES School

Police on Monday were seeking four suspects who they say broke into a junior high school on the Lower East Side and stole musical instruments and laptops.

10/14/2013

British Street Artist Banksy Announces A Month Of New Works On NYC Streets

New Yorkers On The Lookout For Banksy Street Art Creations

The elusive British artist Banksy has been the talk of New York in recent days, since his graffiti works have begun appearing around the city in what he called an attempt to “host an entire show on the streets of New York.”

10/06/2013

Photo Credit: The Pony Bar

NYC’s 5 Best Bars With Weekend Happy Hours

Most NYC bars only offer happy hour during the week. Here are five New York City bars with weekend drink deals.

09/13/2013

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Police Arrest 3 City Employees On Separate Drug, Alcohol Charges

Police arrested Department of Corrections Captain Grayson Fredericks, 46, on charges of DWI, DWAI and speeding. Then just after 1 a.m., police arrested a New York City public school teacher on three counts of criminal possession of controlled substances.

09/08/2013

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LES Block Deemed City’s Smelliest Inspires Perfume

The Lower East Side may be tony and fashionable these days, but sweet-smelling it sometimes is not.

09/03/2013

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

5 Delicious Fish Tacos In NYC

Done well, fish tacos embody summer. A good one makes you feel the sand in your toes and salty spray in your hair, no matter how far from the beach you might actually be.

08/01/2013

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