Market Street

This Lower East Side Peddler Sells ‘Common Books’ from a Mobile Cart

Posted January 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

There is a literary peddler wheeling around the Lower East Side. If you see a woman wheeling a book cart down by the river with her young daughter in tow, you are crossing paths with Common Books. Area local Brittany Bond just started the mobile book business, and her first day pounding pavement was last […]

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Looking at the Crazy Coleman Playground Flock House

Posted July 19, 2012 at 6:07 am

Shortly before the Fourth, a self-sustaining spaceship landed in the southwest corner of Coleman Playground, behind the baseball field.

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Biking Through South Street Flood Waters [Video]

Posted August 29, 2011 at 6:28 am

While some folks were out assessing the damage yesterday morning, others were riding around town on bikes.

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Scenes from Hurricane Irene: South Street Flooded

Last modified August 28, 2011 at 11:55 am

Dozens of residents flocked to the East River promenade on South Street to assess the flood waters. Photos after the jump!

Early Edition: December 24

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:02 am

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The Colorful History of 49 Market Street

Posted March 24, 2010 at 6:34 am

At first glance, 49 Market Street is a rather nondescript building. Its features are fairly characteristic with the rest of the block.  A quick upward tilt of the head, however, reveals an interesting horse’s head amidst the masonry.  Just one component that highlights a colorful history.

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Early Edition: January 25

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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Early Edition: December 14

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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That Hybrid Taxi

Posted June 11, 2009 at 8:18 am

In a taxi fleet seemingly dominated by the Ford Crown Victoria, it’s somewhat surprising to see hybrid Toyota Camrys. This particular cab was parked near the intersection of Market and Madison Streets.One possible explanation is the relatively recent TLC approval of lease cap (driver’s fee to owner) modifications to incentivize the purchase of clean-air, fuel […]