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Surveillance Video Shows East Village Attack on Twins Brothers [VIDEO]

Last modified May 31, 2013 at 7:57 am

The story of the East Village beating we first told you about on Wednesday hit the mainstream last night. FOX 5 followed up on our story, and was able to obtain the surveillance video that purportedly shows the mob kicking the crap out of the twins on First Avenue. Both were heading home at around […]



Report: Twin Brothers Assaulted Near Sutra on 1st Avenue

Last modified May 30, 2013 at 9:17 pm

And now this. Twin brothers were reportedly assaulted outside Sutra Lounge on First Avenue over the holiday weekend. Late night.



Where in the World is the Lower East Side?

Last modified May 17, 2013 at 2:14 pm

For many, there’s no question that New York City is the center of the universe. But every now and then, due to circumstances beyond control, one must leave Gotham, albeit for a minute or permanently.



Crowdfunding to Outfit Campos Plaza Community Center with Tablets

Posted May 10, 2013 at 6:20 am

S.O.S. Gamers is a local non-profit organization that aims to use “interactive electronic entertainment as a means to perform charitable services and support causes that aid society as a whole.”



Gunman Mario Rodriguez Found Guilty of 2010 Shooting on Stanton Street That Left 3 Injured

Last modified May 2, 2013 at 8:11 am

On the evening of October 26, 2010, a shooting went down outside 195 Stanton Street (at Attorney). A gunman now identified as Mario Rodriguez opened fire after a “dispute” with another individual.


Citi Bike Corrals Arrive on the Lower East Side

Last modified May 1, 2013 at 9:24 am

Within the last few days, the highly-anticipated Citi Bike infrastructure has been landing across the city like alien pods unleashed from the DOT mothership. New parking corrals were recently placed at Straus Square, Clinton Street (Fine Fare), Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Petrosino Square Park, and Mott Street (Cafe Gitane). More are most definitely on the […]


Guan Gong Temple Cat Gone Missing

Posted April 29, 2013 at 6:30 am

The feline who lives in the Guan Gon Temple on Broome Street has reportedly gone missing. A concerned Boogie regular sends us the following note about “Do Do.” Anyone who’s walked down Broome between Eldridge and Forsyth probably knows “Do Do” – the temple cat at the Guan Gong Temple, 294 Broome. He’s often sitting stoically […]

Street Smear Campaign Against Orchard Runners Founder

Last modified May 15, 2013 at 7:50 pm

Joe DiNoto is a popular Lower East Side resident, having worked at Bario Chino and started the Orchard Street Runners group. That club has been successful in fundraising for the Lower Eastside Girls Club.

miLES (Made in the Lower East Side) Storefront Opens on 4th Street

Posted April 25, 2013 at 6:30 am

Last week, we stopped by the preview and “warming party” of the miLES (Made in the Lower East Side) storefront.



Police on Guard Outside Kehila Kedosha Janina

Last modified April 22, 2013 at 8:37 am

It appears at least one area synagogue is under increased security.