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Man Shot 4 Times in Pitt Street Altercation

Posted June 25, 2020 at 5:05 am

A man was shot four times on Pitt Street last week, cops said. On the evening of June 18, the victim was approached by an unidentified assailant outside 47 Pitt Street, just north of Delancey. He was shot four times during the altercation, before the suspect purportedly fled northbound on his bicycle. The victim survived the […]

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Man Slashed While Stepping Between Girlfriend and Knife-Wielding Ogler

Posted June 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

A man was slashed in the hand early yesterday morning after stepping between his girlfriend and an aggressive ogler, police said. Shortly after midnight, an unidentified male got into an argument with a woman at the southeast corner of Allen and Stanton Streets. Then he started “coming onto her,” according to the police report. When […]

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Scenes from the Looted Streets of Downtown [PHOTOS]

Last modified June 2, 2020 at 11:39 am

A weekend of violent protests and looting – fueled by the death of George Floyd at the hand of Minneapolis cops – left downtown Manhattan charred and shattered. Businesses in SoHo up to Union Square were some of the hardest hit. Boogie contributor Eddie Panta was eyewitness to the smash-and-grab bedlam. Part I: The Nike Store […]

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George Floyd Protestors Shattered Windows of B&H Dairy on Second Avenue

Posted June 1, 2020 at 5:00 am

An East Village favorite became the target of violence during a night of rage and protest on Saturday, in response to the controversial death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police last week. B&H Dairy on Second Avenue had its front window smashed with a bottle. Another setback for a mom-and-pop business struggling […]

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Thieves Continue to Target ‘Ginger & Lemongrass’ on Rivington Street

Posted May 26, 2020 at 5:05 am

With coronavirus lockdown the new normal, crime is seemingly on the rise around the Lower East Side. And Ginger & Lemongrass, the two-year-old Vietnamese restaurant at 153 Rivington Street, is apparently a ripe target. The business last week fell victim to theft for the second time in as many months. “The Lower East Side is […]

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Man Seriously Injured in Stabbing at Ludlow and Delancey

Posted May 21, 2020 at 5:03 am

Cops say that a man was seriously injured in a stabbing on the fringe of Hell Square late Monday night. The twenty-something was stabbed in the “upper abdominal” area during an altercation with an unknown assailant near the northeast corner of Ludlow and Delancey Streets. The police report noted a “large pool of blood” on […]

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Three Arrested in Early-Morning Drug Bust at Gompers Houses

Posted May 18, 2020 at 5:02 am

Police forces raided a Lower East Side apartment building early Friday morning, cuffing three men and seizing a large quantity of drugs and guns, the 9th Precinct reported. Anthony Lopez, 29, of West 143rd Street in Manhattan, Gregory Bell, 23, of White Plains Road in the Bronx, and Kaylin Quidone, 18, of Jackson Street on […]

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Woman Harasses Straphanger in Anti-Asian Attack at Delancey Street Station

Last modified May 18, 2020 at 12:02 pm

A woman is wanted for harassing a fellow straphanger during the Friday morning commute, and threatening her with anti-Asian sentiments, police said. The incident took place on the F train at 7:45am, just outside the Delancey Street/Essex Street subway station. The victim herself filmed the harassment in real time, showing the attacker cursing and slapping. […]

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‘Tre’ on Ludlow Street Shares Images of Robbery Aftermath, Promises to Bounce Back

Posted May 15, 2020 at 5:19 am

Tre, the popular Italian restaurant on Ludlow Street, is literally picking up the pieces after a violent burglary late last month. A serial burglar, wanted in connection with more than a dozen commercial break-ins citywide, visited the Lower East Side the night of April 28, and busted into both Tre and Sakamai. From the former, […]

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Father Allegedly Stabbed 6-Year-Old Daughter on Pike Street, then Fabricated Story to Cover it Up

Posted May 15, 2020 at 5:09 am

And the plot thickens… That whole story about a six-year-old girl stepping between a mugger’s knife and her father was apparently a total farce. And now the dad is under arrest, according to police. The original report came through yesterday morning that a mugger approached the father and daughter at midnight, near the corner of […]

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