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City Installs Countdown Clock at Rutgers Street M9 Bus Stop

Posted October 16, 2017 at 5:13 am

Hark, weary commuters. There is a new piece of tech hardware at the northwest corner of East Broadway and Rutgers Street. Indeed, the city installed a new countdown clock for the downtown M9 bus stop over the weekend. The bus information is posted on both the sign and available via audio cue. This is seemingly […]

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Scenes from Yesterday’s Lower East Side Pickle Day [PHOTOS]

Last modified October 16, 2017 at 10:41 am

Yesterday afternoon, mere hours after a woman was shot nearby, the Lower East Side Pickle Day took up residence along the northern third of Orchard Street. Attracting throngs of tourists to Hell Square, as is the case each year. Even the Pickle Guys’ Grand Street location was jam-packed throughout the afternoon, handling the party overflow… The […]

‘Tang Hotpot’ Unveiled on the Bowery, Opening Soon

Posted October 16, 2017 at 5:08 am

After six months of construction, the final pieces are falling into place for Tang Hotpot. The new Szechuan restaurant at 135 Bowery recently dispensed with the sidewalk shed to reveal its unique exterior, complete with decorative door, teaser signage, and fishbowl window. Tang Hotpot is a loose spinoff of The Tang in the East Village […]

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Surveillance Footage Shows Perp Fleeing on Moped After Rivington Street Shooting [VIDEO]

Last modified October 16, 2017 at 7:04 am

Surveillance video just surfaced of the perp who allegedly shot a 26-year-old woman near the Hotel on Rivington early yesterday morning. The victim reportedly exited a cab shortly after 5am when a bullet grazed her upper left shoulder. According to police, four shots were fired, and as many 9mm casings were recovered. By yesterday afternoon, crime scene tape […]

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Woman Shot in the Arm Near Rivington and Ludlow Streets Early this Morning [Updated]

Last modified October 15, 2017 at 8:04 pm

[Updated below] Readers informed us that there was a shooting in Hell Square earlier this morning. Contrary to police scanner reports at the time, a 26-year-old woman was shot in the left arm by a gun-wielding cyclist shortly after 5am outside the Hotel on Rivington. She was apparently exiting a taxi at the time. According […]

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Van Leeuwen’s Ludlow Street Ice Cream Shop is Now Open

Posted October 13, 2017 at 9:36 am

More artisanal, Instagram-ready ice cream is now for sale on Ludlow Street, swapping strings for cones. Indeed, Brooklyn-based Van Leeuwen debuted at 172 Ludlow last Saturday, taking the place of the onetime stalwart Ludlow Guitars. Until now, the space had been a dormancy in the wake of their relocation to the South Street Seaport. In […]

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Transformer Explosion at Con Edison Substation Rocks Two Bridges

Posted October 13, 2017 at 5:09 am

Last night, a “massive explosion” was reportedly felt in Two Bridges. We’re told that a transformer at the Con Edison substation on Cherry Street (corner of Rutgers) exploded shortly before 9pm. Firefighters responded, and remained at the scene for a couple hours before dispersing. And from what we understand, no power outages were reported in […]

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Maison Kitsuné Fashion Imprint Opens Flagship Store in SoHo

Posted October 13, 2017 at 5:05 am

The mid-section of Lafayette Street continues its act as overflow for the cascading waterfall of brands from the nearby SoHo shopping district. The latest entrant is the French-Japanese record label and fashion imprint, Maison Kitsuné. The brand established itself at 248 Lafayette Street last month, replacing the onetime Mobile City Online phone store. This 1,400 […]

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Slash Reps Jimmy Webb’s ‘I Need More’ Rock Boutique at MSG Show

Posted October 13, 2017 at 5:03 am

Retail newcomer I Need More scored a high-profile advertising partner upon its opening this week thanks to Guns N’ Roses. Indeed, the one and only Slash became a brand ambassador for the new Lower East Side rock boutique. An eagle-eyed reader at the Wednesday night MSG show noticed that the guitarist extraordinaire donned a t-shirt […]

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