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WATCH: Metal Security Gates Get Makeover on Lower East Side

Artists with the "100 Gates Project" are spray-painting murals to beautify roll-down security gates.

Lower East Side »

More Chinatown Bus Stops Proposed

Community Board 3's transportation committee will review two bus stop applications June 12.

Lower East Side »

Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Officer in Chinatown, Sparking Police Chase

A man driving with a woman and a dog led officers on a chase after hitting an officer, the NYPD said.

Chinatown »

New Performance Focuses on Shared Beds for Chinatown Shift Workers

The multimedia performance "Your Day is My Night" will show at University Settlement this week.

Lower East Side »

Cops Hunting Three Suspects Accused of Beating Up, Robbing Taxi Driver

Police say three people beat up and robbed a cab driver on the Lower East Side Saturday morning.

Lower East Side »

Derelict LES Bathroom Could Become Community Center Under Renovation Plan

Three abandoned buildings are being eyed by local organizations for renovations.

Lower East Side »

Cops Hunt Thief After Woman Assaulted in LES

A woman was punched in the face and her purse stolen during an afternoon robbery.

Lower East Side »

Longboard Shop on Lower East Side Expands to Meet Sport's Growing Demand

The Longboard Loft on Allen Street recently doubled in size to accommodate an influx in riders.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Police Hunt Allen Street Pickpockets

Two suspects robbed a man in broad daylight on Allen Street last week, police said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

That Stinks! Broome Street is City's Smelliest

Broome, between Allen and Eldridge streets, was named stinkiest block by New York Magazine.

Manhattan »

Select Bus Service Gaining Traction with Riders, DOT Says

DOT said the new select bus service has increased rider traffic along the M15 line by 30 percent.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Senior Centers at Risk Under Budget Proposal

Special programs like translation services and kosher meals are at risk unless funding is restored, local officials said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Police Eye Increase of Cell-Phone Snatchings on Lower East Side

Seven cell-phone thefts have occurred over the past month on the street, in the subway and on buses, police said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Mother of All Slush Puddles Confounds Pedestrians

A massive slush puddle at the intersection of Houston and Allen streets made for a watery walk Tuesday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side BID Looking to Hire Extra Police to Patrol Bar Scene

The Lower East Side Business Improvement District is exploring hiring more weekend police to patrol the area.

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