ATM

Robber Rips Away Chrystie Street Storefront to Steal ATM

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

There was no such beginner’s luck for juice cafe/bubble tea newcomer 1st Stop at the southwest corner of Chrystie and Hester. Yesterday morning, a robber reportedly tried to make off with the storefront ATM. Discreet would not be the proper adjective for this attempted heist, though. A couple of witnesses at the scene told us […]

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Matzo Prankster Strikes on Rivington Street

Posted November 17, 2011 at 11:18 am

Mere blocks from the storied Streit’s Matzo factory at 148 Rivington Street, some prankster had fun with the unleavened bread. More after the jump!

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Sidewalk ATM Removal Begins

Posted March 30, 2011 at 6:28 am

Neighborhood businesses are finally paying heed to the new sidewalk ATM law.

Rivington Businesses Must Remove Sidewalk ATMs

Last modified February 21, 2011 at 8:01 am

The mayor recently signed the sidewalk ATM bill. Now the first set of neighborhood offenders have already been singled out.

Weekend Edition: January 9

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Phillip Kalantzis Cope]

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Streets

City Council Approves Legislation Against Sidewalk ATMs

Posted December 9, 2010 at 10:01 am

As residents of the Lower East Side, it’s all too familiar to see soulless ATMs dotting almost every storefront on any given block. Some are marked by cheapo paper signs screaming “get cash,” while others are illuminated.  Just begging you to dip that card. We even tried to map out all the money machines in […]

There’s No Sleeping in the ATM Room (on Delancey)

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:10 pm

Indeed.  Last night at approximate 10 pm, a half-dozen police officers arrived at the Bank of America on Delancey. The one inside the jail Ludlow Residence.  A whole group of cash-strapped young folk was waiting outside while the hoopla transpired. Apparently, a homeless man was sleeping in the ATM room of the bank branch, with […]

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205 Club Still Closed

Posted October 20, 2009 at 6:10 am

Since first reporting on the closing of 205 Club two weeks ago, it appears as though the vacation announcement was a ruse.  New clues seem to prove the night spot has flatlined – gates remain drawn during peak drinking hours, sidewalk ATMs are gone, and most telling, the phone number is disconnected. And then there’s […]

Maps: Lower East Side by ATM

Posted October 15, 2009 at 6:30 am

The proliferation of ATMs in the Lower East Side is simply astounding.  Common knowledge.  Yet despite the alleged crackdown on new third party cash boxes, it seems machines are still popping up daily.  Our compatriot EV Grieve also noticed an upward trend further north in the East Village.  So we started kicking around the idea […]

A Proper Bowery Greeting

Posted September 2, 2009 at 6:35 am

Situated near the entrance to the Sunshine Hotel at 241 Bowery is this cleverly vandalized ATM.  Just a few additional letters, and voila.  A proper Bowery greeting for all.

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