Block Party at The Cast on Orchard Street Broken up with Aggressive Arrest [VIDEO]

Last modified June 22, 2017 at 2:38 pm

An afternoon of music on Orchard Street was interrupted yesterday evening with two aggressive arrests. Rock-n-roll leather shop, The Cast, hosted its annual street party for “Make Music New York” that included performances by eight bands on Orchard Street, between Grand and Broome. The event began at noon, but by dusk, it was broken up, albeit temporarily, by police […]

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Plainclothes Officer Punches Teen During Arrest on East Broadway, NYPD Investigating Incident [UPDATED]

Last modified December 19, 2014 at 10:23 am

An eight-minute video surfaced online this week showing three teens being arrested by a gaggle of 7th Precinct officers on East Broadway. The boys are seen getting cuffed while pressed up against parked cars outside Seward Park. Iglesia Cristiana Primitiva church is visible in the background. What’s rather disturbing is the plainclothes cop who, for […]

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Artist Mark Panzarino Exonerated on Charges Related to Chalking the Grounds of Union Square

Posted July 2, 2014 at 9:19 am

Mid-May. Just a week after neighbors took to the streets to inscribe memories for Lower East Side History Month, an artist who creates sidewalk art with chalk was arrested for same. Mark Panzarino had been chalking images in his stomping grounds of Union Square when cops cuffed him. He was swiftly charged with creating graffiti and […]

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Police Arrest 3 for Assault at Boss Tweed’s Friday Night, 1 for Hitting Officer

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:30 pm

On Friday night, a man was assaulted at Boss Tweed’s on Essex Street. 3 arrests were ultimately made.

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The Crazy Story Behind Mo Gelber’s Infamous “Last Kiss” Photo

Posted September 14, 2012 at 10:26 am

Mo Gelber had an instant classic on his hands, that of a couple going in for a last kiss before being arrested.

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Early Edition: October 5

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:00 am

[Arrest on Stanton; Photo Credit: Clayton Patterson]

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