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Neighbors Uneasy as Orchard Hell Building (Hotel Indigo) Grows to 14 Stories

Posted November 4, 2013 at 6:07 am

Just as locals had maybe started to stomach the skyline status quo of Hell Square, this fuckin’ happened. The Orchard Hell Building is now well above the corniced canopy of its surroundings, having already reached a height of roughly fourteen stories. Once fleeced of its negative nickname, the 22-story skyscraper will become the latest outpost […]

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Marking One Year Since Hurricane Sandy [PHOTOS]

Posted October 29, 2013 at 12:03 pm

Later tonight marks the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. We decided to mark the occasion with a personal journal entry from the morning after the storm, and some photo outtakes that didn’t make the cut last year. Just too many photos to sift through. The above was shot moments before a tree limb almost […]

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Superstorm Sandy ‘Light the Shore’ Event Tonight

Posted October 29, 2013 at 6:07 am

Later tonight is the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. “Light the Shore,” a community-based event, is inviting people to help light up the coastline with flashlights and candles, to acknowledge the impact of the storm. The goal is to have the entire Sandy-impacted coastline illuminated. The event is open to everyone. Information on specific meeting spots below: […]

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Thieves Hold Up Whole Foods Bowery Employees for $60K

Last modified October 22, 2013 at 8:13 am

Three employees at the Bowery Whole Foods were held up Sunday night at gunpoint near a second floor office. According to an initial report in the New York Post, and followed up by NBC News, the trio was transporting roughly $26,000 $60,000 in cash across the supermarket floor at around 10pm using shopping carts. Two thieves, […]

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Cops Seek Cabbie in East Houston ‘Hit and Run’

Posted October 8, 2013 at 6:03 am

An eighteen-year-old woman was fatally injured Friday evening after a taxicab incident near the corner of Lafayette and East Houston. According to authorities, the unidentified victim tried to hail a number of cabs in the area at around midnight. She thought it a smart idea (in her alleged drunken state) to climb through the window; […]

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Additional Details Emerge on the Russ & Daughters Cafe

Last modified October 3, 2013 at 11:27 am

With the liquor license application now public, we now have some additional information on the Russ & Daughters Cafe planned for 127 Orchard Street. It’ll be a classic dairy and appetizing establishment serving its familiar food during all hours proposed (8am – 12am daily). The sticking point here, of course, would be booze in a […]

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Yo! Bus Curbside Expansion Denied by CB3

Posted October 1, 2013 at 6:09 am

Yo! Bus applied last month to expand its curbside pickup service on Pike Street, but Community Board 3 was not convinced.

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Op-ed: An Open Letter to The DL from LES Dwellers

Posted September 26, 2013 at 2:29 pm

The following open letter to the DL was submitted by the LES Dwellers Association.

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Organic Avenue Ditches 116 Suffolk Street

Posted September 26, 2013 at 6:08 am

From humble beginnings to city domination, Organic Avenue is on the up-and-up, constantly expanding. In fact, its ascension to health stratosphere is the reasoning behind its departure from the Space of Love at 116 Suffolk Street. It had operated here in the Rothko building for almost four years. A Boogie reader informed us that the […]

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There Was a Mattress Fire at 7 Rivington Last Night

Posted September 21, 2013 at 9:28 am

That heavy-duty fire response you saw last night outside Lorely on Rivington Street was much ado about a mattress fire. So we’re told. The small blaze reportedly erupted shortly after 1am in apartment #6. First responders were on that shit like white on rice, and had it quickly extinguished. The bar and building residents were […]