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Selling Pickles Beneath the 2nd Avenue El, Circa 1934

Posted October 26, 2012 at 10:21 am

Here we see some pickle vendors peddling on Allen Street (circa 1934) beneath the 2nd Avenue El, where the truss crossed Delancey.

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Fire Last Night in the First Floor of 137 Allen

Posted October 26, 2012 at 6:18 am

Just after midnight, a fire tore through the laundromat on the first floor of 137 Allen Street. The building was evacuated and the flames quickly extinguished. Firefighters busted the doors of the adjacent businesses to ensure safety. Here are some photos of New York’s Bravest in action:

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Revolution Now Bringing Knitwear to 162 Allen

Posted October 24, 2012 at 6:18 am

162 Allen Street carries some sort of hex. Ever since the Rico-Perez vitamin store shuttered, its follow-up ventures in the space suffered in kind.

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Embattled Residents of 11 Allen Continue the Fight

Posted October 17, 2012 at 6:18 am

Fei Wang purchased the tenement building at 11 Allen Street in early 2011, and has since fought tooth-and-nail to evict its longtime tenants.

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Hot Dog Wars: Links Opens Tomorrow at 188 Allen

Posted October 3, 2012 at 6:29 am

The Allen Street hot dog wars are only just beginning.

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“Chinese Puzzle” Back on the Lower East Side Today

Posted September 26, 2012 at 10:21 am

French flick Chinese Puzzle will be filming in its namesake neighborhood today.

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DOT Installs New Bike Parking Corral Outside Bluestockings on Allen

Posted September 13, 2012 at 6:28 am

Slideshow renderings officially became a reality this week as the DOT unveiled the newest neighborhood BikeRacks corral.

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Looking Inside “Brews and Dogs” at 188 Allen Street

Posted August 29, 2012 at 6:09 am

Come fall, two similar establishments will spark a Lower East Side hot dog war. Both businesses are located within spitting distance at the head of Allen Street.

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Another Section of Allen Street Mall Opens to Public

Posted August 27, 2012 at 6:08 am

Even though the bike paths and crosswalk areas have been open for weeks, select sections of the paved walkways were still off limits.

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Foley Gallery Relocating from Chelsea to 97 Allen

Posted August 24, 2012 at 11:18 am

It’s time to revive the oft-traveled storyline about the Chelsea gallery scene defecting to the wilds of the Lower East Side.

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