137-139 East Broadway

Man Who Beat up Owner of East Broadway Restaurant Gets 2 Years on Assault Charges

Posted March 8, 2017 at 5:09 am

It was almost a year ago that the owner of Carol’s Bun was viciously beaten outside his East Broadway restaurant. Now, Mr. Wong gets a bit of street justice. Moises “Montress” Gomez, 34, was reportedly found guilty last month on charges of second-degree assault and first-degree attempted assault. Friday afternoon, judge Mark Dwyer sentenced the perp […]

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

Last modified March 11, 2018 at 12:11 am

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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History of 375 Broome Street

Posted September 11, 2009 at 6:39 am

It’s no secret that wanton demolition and over-development continue to threaten the character and rich immigrant history of the neighborhood.  Nevertheless, traces of the past are still visible, though often buried beneath layers of homogenized gentrification. Take, for instance, 375 Broome Street, currently home to Quan Sushi and Oro Bakery and Bar on the ground […]

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