St. Marks Place

First responders work at the site of the March 26, 2015, East Village explosion and fire. (credit: CBS2)

Residents, Business Impacted By East Village Explosion Getting Additional Help

The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, chaired by First Lady Chirlane McCray, announced $125,000 has been raised to help those impacted by the tragedy.

04/10/2015

Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, running for New York State Governor, speaks during the gubernatorial debate at Hofstra University October 18, 2010 in Hempstead, New York. The two main candidates, Andrew Cuomo and Carl Paladino, appeared onstage with candidates Kristen Davis of the Anti-Prohibition Party, Warren Redlich of the Libertarian Party, Howie Hawkins of the Green Party, Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, and Charles Barron of the Freedom Party. (Photo by Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images)

Jimmy McMillan Of ‘Rent Is Too Damn High’ Fame Says He’s Facing Eviction Again

Jimmy McMillan, the man who has become famous for making his political name over the claim that “the rent is too damn high,” said Tuesday that he is running the risk of losing his place to live.

01/27/2015

Police on the scene after a pedestrian was hit at the intersection of Third Avenue and St. Marks Place in the East Village on March 27, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Killed While Crossing Street In East Village

It happened just before 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Third Avenue and St. Marks Place.

03/27/2014

FDNY Ambulance

Man Found Dead In Tompkins Square Park

Police on Saturday were investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a field in Tompkins Square Park.

07/27/2013

Mosaic Trail

Artist Seeks To Restore Iconic Mosaic Trail In The East Village

The creator of a trial of mosaic artworks mounted on lamp posts in the East Village is planning to restore and rebuild many of his creations that have been damaged over the years.

05/05/2013

7-Eleven on St. Mark's Place in the East Village - New York, NY - Apr 13, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Some Residents Not Happy About 7-Eleven On St. Mark’s Place

A 7-Eleven is set to open between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue at the end of the month, and some believe it will negatively change the character of the neighborhood.

04/13/2012

Photo Credit: Monica Simoes

NYC Style: The Inimitable Mr. Joe Iconis

Meet Joe Iconis — a Long Island native and a rabble-rousing musical theater writing punk.

CBS New York–08/27/2010