Would-Be Mugger Pistol Whips Off-Duty Officer Near Union SquareThey say that at around 6 a.m. the suspect pulled out a pistol and bashed the victim in the head. 
Backlash Against Bicycles Grows After Shards Of Glass Found On New Lanes In The VillageBicycle riders in parts of Manhattan have to watch out for more than trucks and taxis.
FDNY: More Than A Dozen Hurt In 6-Alarm East Village FireAn early morning fire forced people in the East Village into the streets and left 14 people hurt.
Mayor Promises Action As Garbage Trucks Still Hog Parking SpotsMayor Bill de Blasio promised to "relieve the immediate pressure" about a street-turned-parking lot for Department of Sanitation vehicles.
Community Inspires Owner Of Store Damaged In Fire To ReopenA few bags of merchandise was all Carole Husiak was able to salvage after an underground transformer caught fire two weeks ago right next to the boutique she owns. 
Locals Demand Answers After Garbage Trucks Take Over NYC Parking SpotsThe Department of Sanitation has commandeered precious parking spots that were used by residents, and are now smelling up their neighborhoods.
Garbage Trucks Take Over Residential Street In East VillagePeople who live on East 10th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues say they noticed new parking signs put up a couple of weeks ago
Cops Searching For Man Accused Of Attempted RapeThe NYPD is looking for a man with a criminal past, who's now accused of attacking a woman.
NYPD Busts East Village Illegal Drug, Gambling HousePolice say they have arrested 32 people busted an illegal gambling house that doubled as a narcotics distribution hub in the East Village.
Summer Brings Wave Of 'Crust Punk' Homeless Nomads To East VillagePacks of so-called "crust punks" are back - panhandling, drinking and getting rowdy.
Target's CBGB-Style Storefront Triggers Ire Among NYC Culture CriticsTarget's new East Village shops caused a dubious double-take with its sign: TRGT, in the letters of the Bowery's now closed CBGB club.