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Take a Ride Through the Turn-of-the-Century Lower East Side [VIDEO]

Posted January 31, 2014 at 11:00 am

This unique drive-by film job is over one hundred years old. And it’s rather stunning. The found footage offers a brief glipmse of Lower East Side life shortly after the turn of the last century. It’s difficult to definitively determine the exact neighborhood locations, but after poring over the piece for some time, our best […]

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[Photo: Downtown Express]

Deranged Man Wields 16-Inch Sword in Chinatown

Posted June 6, 2013 at 11:45 am

Last week, a 35-year-old Kips Bay resident was spotted carrying a 16-inch curved sword around Chinatown. Morgan Soto reportedly entered a Chinese buffet at Howard and Centre Streets armed for battle. The erratic actions caught the attention of a nearby traffic cop who gave chase and called for backup. An ambulance carted him away for a […]

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Early Morning Collision at Centre and Walker

Posted November 13, 2012 at 9:21 am

The Counterfeit Triangle in Chinatown is certainly prone to car accidents, and there has been no shortage of those in recent months. Remember the driver who suffered a seizure and plowed into an accessory shop? Or last week on Canal Street, when National Guard trucks reportedly ran the red and plowed over an elderly man […]

“Arbitrage” Filming on Canal Street Tomorrow

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

Before this week, filming for a new big-budget thriller dubbed Arbitrage had been relegated to the Times Square environs.

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Olek Crochets Children’s Tricycle in Petrosino Square

Posted March 9, 2011 at 6:28 am

No rest for the weary. That seems to be Olek’s mantra of late.

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Coming Soon: Mob Scene Gallery at 396 Broome

Last modified November 7, 2010 at 6:35 pm

Sitting quietly beside the recently-relocated Cowboy Shoe Repair at the nexus of Broome Street and Centre Market Pl is a sliver storefront currently undergoing some renovations.  It’s pretty easy to walk by without noticing. Well, in a matter of weeks, this narrow space will birth a gallery showroom with an historical bent.

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