Kickstarter Holiday Shop on the Bowery was Robbed This Week

Last modified December 30, 2015 at 10:26 am

BiteMyApple, the popular online store for Kickstarter-funded Apple accessories, had opened a dedicated holiday boutique at 312 Bowery earlier this month. The store is stocked with all sorts of crowd funded goodies, and more than 80% of the available products are exclusive to the pop-up. And it was robbed this week. According to shop owner […]

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26-Year-Old Jogger Raped in East River Park Last Night, Police Searching for Suspect

Last modified November 26, 2015 at 12:48 pm

  Police are currently scouring the neighborhood for the man responsible for a rape in East River Park last night. On the eve of Thanksgiving. According to ABC News, a 26-year-old was jogging the foot-bridge to the park by Jackson Street at around 7:30 when the perp approached and attacked. The victim tried to run […]


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‘Active-Shooter Drill’ Conducted by NYC Emergency Responders on the Bowery Early this Morning

Last modified November 22, 2015 at 10:13 am

This is only a test. Dozens of emergency responders from the NYPD, FDNY, and Homeland Security descended upon the Bowery early this morning to conduct an “active-shooter” drill in the subway system. The Bowery stop on the JZ line. Police cordoned off the corner of Kenmare Street shortly while the activity transpired in the closed […]


Rapist Robert Bowie, 20, of the Bronx

Cops Arrest Bronx Man for Attacks Against 3 Lower East Side Women Thursday, Including Rape

Posted November 14, 2015 at 8:25 am

Police arrested the suspect wanted for three specific attacks on the Lower East Side late last week, including the rape of a 40-year-old mother in the Baruch Houses. According to ABC News, a 20-year-old Bronx man named Robert Bowie was just collared for the crimes, and faces several charges including burglary, sex abuse and rape. According […]


Rapist Robert Bowie, 20, of the Bronx

Rapist Loose on the Lower East Side; 3 Women Attacked In 3 Hours

Posted November 13, 2015 at 5:00 am

Police are scrambling to locate a rapist who is loose on the streets of the Lower East Side following a string of criminal activity early yesterday morning. The assailant is believed responsible for a rape, attempted rape, and robbery, all within the short timeframe of three hours. According to the authorities, the perp first struck at 5:40am […]


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Rochelle’s Co-Owner Was Arrested Last Week for Grand Larceny at Chelsea Market

Posted November 11, 2015 at 5:00 am

For Brett David, co-owner of Rochelle’s on Chrystie Street, bad decisions are indeed served nightly, as the byline on its Twitter page boasts. It appears the nightlife operator was busted last week (November 5) for allegedly stealing a coat from a designer sample sale in Chelsea Market. The above photo was posted to the bar’s […]

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Report: The Stanton Street Shul Was Burglarized this Week

Posted October 16, 2015 at 5:10 am

One of the only surviving tenement synagogues on the Lower East Side was burglarized earlier this week. The president of Stanton Street Shul – Rebecca Honig-Friedman – sent an email to its active congregants explaining the scope of the burglary. No one was injured, but there was some vandalism. Police from the 7th Precinct investigated […]

Wen Ruan Hui and the accused, Jamie Pugh

Conviction Reached in Brutal Beating Death of Ruan Wen Hui Last Year

Posted September 28, 2015 at 10:22 am

Last week, justice came for the Hui family of Alphabet City. The man who killed 68-year-old Ruan Wen Hui in May 2014 was convicted and could likely pay dearly. Hui was a retired garment worker who lived on Avenue C and East Seventh Street with his wife. According to news reports at the time, he […]


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Cops Arrest Incense Vendor in Death of Man on Delancey Street Subway Platform

Posted September 5, 2015 at 8:48 am

Last week, Jersey City resident Alfredo Ramos was found on the subway platform of the Delancey/Essex station with brutal head injuries. The 51-year-old man was beaten and left for dead at about 10pm on August 28. He later passed at Bellevue Hospital. Cops just arrested the perp responsible for the incident, according to a dispatch […]


Why Must the 5th Pecinct Keep This Patrol Tower on Chrystie Street?

Posted August 20, 2015 at 9:29 am

That NYPD patrol tower we told you about last week is still stationed on the perimeter of Sara D. Roosevelt Park at Stanton Street. Except relocated to the bike lane across the street. Nevertheless, it’s here without proper explanation, leaving locals asking why. The Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition – staunch advocates for the park […]

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