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Woman Punched in the Face While Filming Fight on Ludlow Street

Posted May 6, 2019 at 5:03 am

Police said a woman was punched in the face while filming a fight on Ludlow Street early Saturday morning. The altercation reportedly happened between Rivington and Delancey shortly before 4am Saturday morning. A man knocked the iPhone from her hands and then another woman jumped out and punched the victim several times in the face, […]

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Should NYC Install ‘Zombie Traffic Lights’ to Battle iZombies?

Posted March 7, 2019 at 5:04 am

As the plague of iZombies continues to spread and infect unabated, cities are forced to adapt to this relatively new reality. The phenomenon of staggering human beings sucked in by the glow of white light from their smartphones. At the expense of the world at large. Enough to cause headaches for sidewalk denizens, and even […]

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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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