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Barbara and Robert Esselborn (Credit: CBS 2)

Former Crosby Street Hotel Chef Says He Was Fired While Caring For Dying Wife

Robert Esselborn says he was fired from his chef’s job when he wanted to take time off to care for his dying wife.

04/08/2014

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Girl Falls 3 Stories Down Elevator Shaft In SoHo Building

A girl was hospitalized in serious condition after she fell three flights down an elevator shaft in a SoHo building Friday afternoon.

03/21/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Used Bookstores

New York City is lucky enough to boast many independent bookstores, but don’t take them for granted. Instead, take your spare change and loose bills and head over to any or all of the bookstores listed below, and see what treasures you can find for less than the price of a cup of coffee.

03/13/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars For A Martini

Whether you like them shaken or stirred, martinis have stood the test of time as a classic cocktail. Check out these New York City martini bars for the best versions of the cocktail in the big apple.

02/11/2014

NYPD officers in Central Park on June 18, 2013 after an alleged sexual assault. (credit: CBS 2)

Van, Truck Strike And Kill Man On Canal Street In SoHo

Police on Saturday were investigating an accident that killed a man along Canal Street on the southern cusp of SoHo.

11/23/2013

SoHo Manhole Fires

Outages, Evacuations After Manhole Fires Erupt In SoHo

Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.

11/04/2013

Richard Pearson with lawyer in court (CBS 2)

‘SoHo Wild Man’ Facing Jail Time On Drug Offense

Richard Pearson is notorious on Spring Street and the surrounding neighborhood for verbally and physically assaulting anyone in his path.

10/30/2013

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Personal Photo)

Convicted Child Molester To Testify At Etan Patz Murder Trial

The man charged with killing a 6-year-old boy who disappeared in 1979 is securing an unusual witness in his defense: a convicted Pennsylvania child molester who was long the prime suspect.

10/26/2013

A cab is roped off by police tape following an accident in SoHo on Oct. 25, 2013. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Man Critical After Being Struck By Cab In SoHo

The man was hit while crossing Crosby Street in SoHo around 8:15 a.m. Friday.

10/25/2013

Image of a suspect who police say is wanted for an attempted rape in SoHo. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Connection With Attempted Rape In SoHo

A 20-year-old NYU student was walking on Thompson Street between Prince and Spring, about half a mile from the school’s campus, when police said a man walked up to her and attacked.

10/16/2013

Surveillance image of suspect wanted for an attempted rape in SoHo. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Sought In Attempted Rape Of NYU Student In SoHo

The suspect walked up behind a 20-year-old woman, put her in a choke hold and then tried to rape her, police said. He then took off with the woman’s bag.

10/11/2013

John Lennon self-portrait on display (credit, Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Exhibit Of John Lennon’s Artwork On Display In SoHo

On what would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday, an exhibition of his drawings went on display to help raise money for Citymeals-on-Wheels.

10/09/2013

Yoko Ono (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment)

Yoko Ono Discusses John Lennon’s Birthday, Art Exhibit In ‘Hip’ Soho

Wednesday would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday. To mark the occasion, Yoko Ono is presenting an exhibit of the former Beatles art work at a gallery in Soho.

10/08/2013

Firefighters stand outside 188 Sixth Ave. on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Residents Of SoHo Building Return After Evacuation

At around 4:30 p.m., the FDNY ordered everyone out of the building due to some structural integrity possibly due to construction taking place next door to the building.

09/19/2013

Richard Pearson with lawyer in court (CBS 2)

Residents Beg Judge To Keep So-Called ‘SoHo Wild Man’ Behind Bars

Residents who live near Lafayette and Spring Street refused to back down. They flooded the judge with dozens of letters begging him to keep Pearson off of the street.

09/04/2013

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