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Stolen Property from LES Restaurant Burglaries Last Week Revealed; Suspects Still Sought

Posted May 3, 2016 at 5:16 am

Last week, we were first to report that a number of restaurants on Broome Street were burglarized in an early-morning heist. Turns out the same suspects were behind more than just the handful of businesses near the corner of Ludlow Street. A total of six establishments in Chinatown/Lower East Side were hit in April, but […]

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Report: Chinese Man Viciously Beaten on East Broadway Last Week [VIDEO]

Last modified April 28, 2016 at 2:44 pm

A Chinese man was viciously beaten outside Carol’s Bun restaurant at 139 East Broadway last week. The incident was captured on tape, and is spreading pretty quickly online. The footage is rather graphic. The incident wasn’t widely reported in the English press, but here’s what happened. According to a report in the Chinese-language NYPBBS, three […]

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Several Broome Street Restaurants Targeted in Late-night Burglaries this Week

Last modified May 3, 2016 at 12:13 am

There was a string of robberies near the corner of Orchard and Broome Streets early yesterday morning. Sources tell us that Kottu House, Dudleys, Erin McKenna’s Bakery (nee Babycakes), and Farmhouse were all burglarized in succession. These restaurants reside within one block of each other. Cops were on the scene at daybreak yesterday and were […]

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Two Men Were Stabbed Outside Fat Baby this Weekend [UPDATED]

Last modified April 20, 2016 at 12:11 pm

​Fat Baby is one of the establishments that lends credence the name Hell Square. A total blight, this place is. Its quality-of-life infractions, not to mention code violations and issues with the State Liquor Authority, are myriad. Early Sunday morning, just as the Rivington Street club was closing down, the situation outside apparently turned violent. […]

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Report: 2 Seniors Violently Robbed in Chinatown on Sunday Night

Posted April 5, 2016 at 9:26 am

Two robberies in Chinatown went down within blocks of each other on Sunday evening. Within less than an hour. The first incident transpired at 9:50pm on Mott Street – between Kenmare and Broome – where a 71-year-old Asian male was mugged. The victim was reportedly punched in the face, then had his wallet and cell phone […]

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Cops Searching for Mugging Suspects Who Robbed Man in Delancey Street Station

Posted March 9, 2016 at 5:07 am

​Police are searching for a trio of criminals who allegedly robbed a man at the Delancey-Essex Street subway station. The victim, a 27-year-old man, entered the station at around 5:15pm on February 28. One of the suspects opened the emergency door, ostensibly offering a free ride to the straphanger. He declined, and instead passed through […]

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These Hell Square Buildings Targeted in String of Lobby Package Thefts

Posted March 4, 2016 at 5:15 am

With excessive nightlife and a lack of overall supervision comes crime numbers. This is what’s happening in Hell Square. There are a few buildings in this area that are being targeted by burglars, listed below. All are within three blocks of each other. Residents of these buildings collectively claim that parcels are disappearing from the […]

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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 […]

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