2nd Street

Breaking: Fire at 2nd Street and the Bowery [Updated]

Last modified February 15, 2012 at 1:34 am

Not too long ago, a three-alarm fire broke out at 21 East Second Street (not the dorm as speculated earlier), between the Bowery and Second Avenue. Eyewitnesses all across Twitter are reporting in excess of a dozen fire vehicles responding to the scene. [Photo Credit: Maria Andrea] According to NYU News, the first and second […]

Clayton’s Corner: Pebbles and Jon of Centre-Fuge Art Project

Last modified July 3, 2012 at 7:48 am

The subject of this week’s Clayton’s Corner is the Centre-Fuge public art project on East First Street between First and Second Avenue. Dreamed up by Pebbles Russell and Jonathan Neville, the Lower East Side endeavor transformed a boring semi-permanent trailer – a satellite office for workers on the Second Avenue Subway – into a vibrant […]

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Cop Impersonators Sought in East Village Spa Robbery

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:08 pm

Cops are after a pair of crooks who masqueraded as police officers in early December, hitting two Manhattan spa locations.

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Heartbreak to Reopen as Greek Restaurant

Posted November 11, 2011 at 6:18 am

Bad timing befell Heartbreak earlier this fall. Now it’s being re-branded. Details after the jump!

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Hells Angels Biker Bash at Bowery Electric Yesterday

Posted October 10, 2011 at 6:09 am

It was a rather striking dichotomy on the Bowery – well-heeled Peels diners chowing down brunch versus an impressive armada of Harleys.

Flame Job in the East Village Wants to Give You Vampire Fangs

Posted September 21, 2011 at 6:28 am

True Blood really kicked off the latest iteration of the vampire craze.

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Bowery Hotel Introduces “Bowery Bear”

Posted September 14, 2011 at 6:28 am

The hotel is further capitalizing on these B’hoys by including a fuzzy new addition to guest rooms.

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Thursday Throwback: Battling a Blaze on 2nd Avenue in 1959

Posted September 8, 2011 at 11:19 am

Thanks to the FDNY official Twitter handle, we have a glimpse of fire fighting from the neighborhood back in the day.

Schlong-Shaped Mushrooms Sprout on East 2nd Street

Posted August 29, 2011 at 10:12 am

Schlong-shaped mushrooms are growing on the Lower East Side in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. More after the jump!

Incident at 280 East 2nd Street Last Night

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:09 pm

Apparently some police activity went down on East 2nd Street, with guns drawn.

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