East Houston Fire

Brooklyn-Based Union Market Opens at 240 East Houston

Posted November 15, 2012 at 6:19 am

The Brooklyn-based supermarket opened yesterday afternoon at the corner of East Houston and Avenue A after teasing the neighborhood for the better part of two years.

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Weekend Edition: July 10

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am


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East Houston Fire: Morning After

Last modified July 9, 2010 at 9:08 am

This morning, we are digesting all the news from last night’s upgraded four-alarm blaze at 240 East Houston (at Avenue A). Luckily, no one was hurt too badly; although, eight firefighters reportedly suffered some minor injuries. This morning, the fire scene is eerily silent, with only one cop car on patrol. The Houston Deli & […]

East Houston Fire Update: Photos from the Roof of Red Square

Last modified July 8, 2010 at 8:13 pm

There is still a scene in the immediate aftermath of the East Houston fire, which broke out at number 240 earlier tonight.  Many thanks to the Red Square tipster for emailing us the following rooftop pictures.

Huge Fire at Avenue A and East Houston

Last modified July 8, 2010 at 7:44 pm

Fireblog is reporting on a three-alarm inferno at the corner of Avenue A and East Houston. Address is 240 East Houston. This photo, nabbed from Twitpic, is quite scary. What are you seeing out there? Send us your pics and reports! [Photo Credit: Josh Spear] UPDATE: One tipster is reporting that the blaze might be […]