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Yesterday’s Snowfall Toppled Trees Around the Lower East Side [PHOTOS]

Posted November 16, 2018 at 5:06 am

Yesterday’s late-fall snowstorm (aka “Snowvember”) had trees falling around the Lower East Side. Over on Norfolk Street, the weight of the wet snow-pack toppled several large limbs at around 5pm, smashing into parked cars and blocking southbound traffic below Stanton Street. (Video below.) Firefighters quickly responded with the chainsaws to clear the debris. One person […]

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Truck Versus Tree on Clinton Street [PHOTOS]

Posted September 21, 2018 at 5:03 am

Clinton Street just lost one of its mature trees. Last week, a truck driver (with a Bud Light trailer) collided with a tree on the east side between Rivington and Stanton, blocking the road with fallen foliage. It handily snapped the trunk.

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Going Inside the Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel [PHOTOS]

Posted September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

As part of its area charm offensive, DLJ Real Estate Partners recently opened the doors to the Jarmulowsky Bank Building during its conversion to posh boutique hotel. The iconic Beaux Arts-style landmark has been under renovations for nigh on six years already, resulting in a new construction next door and the addition of a replica rooftop […]

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The Opossum in the Allen Street Mall

Last modified September 14, 2018 at 6:17 am

If you were walking along the Allen Street Mall yesterday morning near Stanton Street, you may have seen it. An opossum scurrying around one of the tree beds. A Boogie reader sent along these images of the opossum. The little guy wasn’t too camera shy, and didn’t appear to be feeding on anything. Opossums are […]

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Protesting ‘Abortion Shaming’ at Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Mott Street [PHOTOS]

Posted August 6, 2018 at 5:06 am

The grassroots New York City for Abortion Rights advocacy group held a protest outside the Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Little Italy early Saturday morning. While it wasn’t immediately evident why the historic house of worship was singled out, the group’s social media channels allege that the church organizes parishioners to “shame” and “intimidate” patients […]

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Severely Trimmed Last Summer, B Bar Trees Are on the Mend

Posted June 29, 2018 at 5:00 am

Nearly a year later, the trimmed trees at B Bar on the Bowery appear on the mend. It was last August when the corner establishment, on the block since replacing the Gulf gas station in 1993, almost decimated the small grove in its front courtyard. At the time, B Bar employees maintained that the advertisers […]

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LES Protests Trump’s Family Separation Policy with Banner Above FDR

Posted June 26, 2018 at 5:07 am

Lower East Side activists unfurled a banner early yesterday morning protesting ongoing family separations happening at the border. The message is a play on First Lady Melania Trump’s controversial jacket faux pas last week, reading “Yes we care … Do U?,” and hung from the FDR pedestrian bridge at Delancey Street. This is a popular […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Kids at the Door [PHOTOS]

Posted May 18, 2018 at 5:09 am

Clayton Patterson’s front door is legendary. This portal to his home and Outlaw Art Museum at 161 Essex Street served as backdrop for thousands of shots. Locals from around the neighborhood posed (and still pose) in front of the door. Many such photos were included in his Front Door Book from 2009. This particular shot […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Bravest of the Brave [PHOTOS]

Posted April 2, 2018 at 8:36 am

Last weekend, there was a kitchen fire at the Ludlow House on the Lower East Side. It was reportedly the second fire on-premise in as many weeks… …Funeral procession on East Second Street for fire marshal and U.S Air Force Major Christopher “Tripp” Zanetis, who died in Iraq earlier this month with five other servicemen when their […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Of Generations and Gentrification [PHOTOS]

Posted March 21, 2018 at 5:16 am

As the unrelenting winds of the international corporate gentrification keeps eroding away the deep, rich, soil of our culture, it also disposes of “neighborhood” and “community.” It affects both collective memory and history. For example: changing the name of PS 122 into Performance Space New York obliterates the connection to the previous 30-year history. Another […]

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