7th Precinct Nightlife Crackdown

NYPD Horse Shit in Hell Square Keeps Piling Up

Posted April 28, 2015 at 5:14 am

Shit outta luck. The past four years, residents of Hell Square (and one block below Delancey) have been categorically dumped on. Quite literally. The mounds of manure from the weekend horse patrols are relentless. It’s a near 100% guarantee that the neighborhood will wake up Saturday and Sunday mornings to a heaping pile. That’s in addition […]

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Experience 11 Minutes of Late-Night Hell in Hell Square, Complete with Brawl [VIDEO]

Posted December 24, 2014 at 5:00 am

Apparently this past weekend was considered by some as “SantaCon without the costumes on the Lower East Side.” In response, the LES Dwellers released a pair of videos shot in Hell Square that illustrate as much. This footage was filmed at 3:30am Sunday morning at the corner of Ludlow and Stanton Streets. Peak hours for […]

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DOH Shutters the Darkroom on Ludlow Street for 2nd Time in a Month

Posted November 24, 2014 at 5:11 am

It’s lights out for the Darkroom … yet again. For the second time in the last month, the Department of Health paid an untimely visit to 165 Ludlow Street on Friday evening and ultimately put the kibosh on the decade-old nightclub. This time around, the shutter is blamed on a violation tally of 39 points […]

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The DL Remains a Neighborhood Scourge

Posted September 12, 2013 at 6:04 am

We continue to hear from neighbors in the vicinity who are fed up with the endless noise from this establishment. How the drum-and-bass is audible two blocks away.

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Heaping Piles of Horse Shit Still Plague Hell Square

Posted August 14, 2013 at 6:08 am

Weekend mornings … when the streets are relatively quiet … after the hordes of B&T trash and transients depart … when guys and gals scurry along the walk of shame … when sidewalks are swept and sprayed … …there is invariably a heaping pile of horse shit at least somewhere along Ludlow or Orchard Streets, […]

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Report: PKNY Planning Move to East Village with New Name

Posted April 9, 2013 at 6:10 am

The artist formerly known as Painkiller hasn’t had the easiest existence at 49 Essex Street.

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Recoup Lounge on Rivington Remains Closed After DOH Shutter

Posted March 20, 2013 at 6:09 am

Exactly one month ago, Lower East Side nightlife became the target of an interagency raid to inspect venues for possible violations.

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NYPD Serves Restraining Order to Lolita for Illegal Sale of Alcohol [Updated]

Last modified February 15, 2013 at 10:50 am

Lolita is currently experiencing some pains during this recent transition period.

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Weekend Nightlife Crowds Worsen on the Lower East Side

Posted September 17, 2012 at 11:18 am

So, as per usual, locals are forced to lay low on the weekends while B&T pretty much decimates the neighborhood.

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Cake Shop Temporarily Saved; Needs Another $50,000

Posted May 3, 2012 at 6:18 am

Some angels came to the rescue of Cake Shop at donating the $10,000 needed to stay afloat. Temporarily.

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