Would You be in Favor of an ‘iZombie’ Texting-and-Walking Fine?

Posted August 29, 2017 at 5:13 am

It’s an iZombie epidemic. Walking along the city streets can oftentimes become a contact sport in itself while negotiating the hordes of inattentive text-walkers. (Street artist Adam Dare broached the topic with his popular “Fuck your phone, keep your head up” stencil.) Seriously, can a text not wait until the stop light; or just pull […]

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Cops Nab Cell Phone Thief on Rivington Street Early Yesterday

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

Cell phone robberies are seemingly on the rise of late. A tipster tells us that early yesterday morning, two male Hispanics allegedly snatched a woman’s cell phone outside 123 Rivington Street (Welcome to the Johnson’s). Apparently plainclothes officers in an undercover cab witnessed the scene, while the woman screamed “give me my phone.” Cops tackled […]

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iZombie ‘Insult’ Stencils Surface Around the Lower East Side

Last modified July 23, 2013 at 7:19 am

The street movement of insulting iZombies is starting to gain some momentum.

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AT&T Unveils 25 Solar-Powered Charging Stations Around NYC

Posted June 19, 2013 at 10:12 am

Hurricane Sandy taught downtowners, among other things, how to hustle for a charge to keep cell phones connected to the outside.

5 Simple Techniques to Battle iZombies [LISTS]

Posted June 12, 2013 at 11:13 am

After seeing the funny Broken Heart Bunny stencil aimed at iZombies last week, we’ve assembled a quick list of combative techniques to fight the pandemic.

Id America on Orchard Street Calls it Quits

Last modified January 16, 2013 at 6:49 am

Six months later, gadget accessories purveyor Id America is no longer part of the Lower East Side landscape.

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“1 Second Everyday” Time Capsule App Released

Posted January 11, 2013 at 10:12 am

Cesar Kuriyama made quite the splash after revealing his “1 Second Everyday” time capsule application to the masses late last year.

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Apple Maps Endorses “LoDel” Neighborhood Moniker

Posted November 21, 2012 at 6:28 am

First it was Bing maps, and now Apple has already followed suit.

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Apple Films iPhone 5 Commercial at Little Cupcake Bakeshop

Posted October 25, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Yesterday evening, the Little Cupcake Bakeshop was whored out to the ad wizards at Apple.

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5 Apple Maps Navigational Blunders on the LES [List]

Posted September 27, 2012 at 10:25 am

The new mapping client for iPhones is not only providing apocalyptic satellite views of cityscapes, it’s also giving incorrect directions to certain establishments on the Lower East Side.