Lower East Side

Surveillance images of a suspect wanted in a string of bank robberies in Manhattan, the Bronx and Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Wanted In String Of Bank Robberies In 3 Different Boroughs

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help identify a suspect wanted in a string of bank robberies from Lower Manhattan to the Bronx and Queens.

04/09/2014

Streit's Matzo

Matzo Makers Working Overtime As Passover Approaches

With just a week to go until the start of Passover, many were preparing for the holiday Monday by stocking up on matzo.

04/07/2014

Angel Orensanz Center

Historic Angel Orensanz Center On LES Evacuated Due To Unstable Beams

The historic Angel Orensanz Center on the Lower East Side was evacuated Monday night, after beams inside the building were found to be unstable.

03/31/2014

Photo Credit: Birreria

Best NYC Restaurants For Groups

Despite the seemingly infinite dining options in NYC, getting a table can be tough – especially with a group. Luckily, we’ve found the best spots across New York City for dinner and drinks with all your friends in tow.

03/18/2014

Purim celebration

Masquerade, Community Take Center Stage During Jewish Holiday Of Purim

It was all about masquerade and community this weekend as the lively Jewish holiday of Purim got underway.

03/16/2014

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

Police say this man threatened a woman with a large knife and demanded property but fled empty handed. (Credit DCPI)

Cops: Suspect Brandished Large Knife In Attempted Lower East Side Robbery

The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating and identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted robbery that occurred in the Lower East Side.

03/02/2014

NYPD Squad Car

Witness’ Photo Leads Police To Alleged Driver In Lower East Side Hit-And-Run

Police this week caught up with a driver who allegedly struck and injured a man on the Lower East Side, after a witness snapped a photo of the driver and provided it to officers.

03/01/2014

Police are looking for this man in connection with two bank robberies in Manhattan on Feb. 22, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Seek Bank Robber Who Struck Twice Saturday

The suspect robbed the Popular Community Bank at 134 Delancey Street on the Lower East Side at 11:45 a.m. and the Capitol One Bank at 245 East 34th Street in Midtown as 12:22 p.m., police said.

02/23/2014

Firefighters secure the area where a dog was electrocuted by frayed wires on Saturday. (Credit: Peter Gerber)

Dog Electrocuted While Walking Down Lower East Side Street

On Saturday evening, Bella an 11-year-old pit bull mix was being walked back to her building when she began to spasm and stopped moving.

02/16/2014

FILE IMAGE - Pizza (credit: ClipArt)

Online Petition Calls For Less Dollar Slice Pizza Shops In Lower East Side

An online petition is calling for less dollar slice pizza shops and more diverse, reasonably priced food options.

02/15/2014

The Beastie Boys (credit: Junko Kimura/Getty Images)

New York Man Fights For The Right To Bring ‘Beastie Boys Square’ To The 5 Boroughs

Check it out! A New York man wants to rename a lower Manhattan street after the Beastie Boys.

01/14/2014

Photo Credit: Meatball Shop

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.

01/09/2014

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Excitement, Concern Ahead Of Saturday’s Annual SantaCon

After complaints about boorish, bar-hopping St. Nicks got attention from local officials and police, the event’s ringleaders are trying to quell the SantaCon-troversy ahead of this year’s gathering Saturday.

12/13/2013

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

more

previous