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Traffic Slow Zone Approved for Alphabet City

The Department of Transportation approved a slow zone to lower East Village traffic speeds by 10 mph.

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East Village's Citi Bike Stations Are Often Empty

Many Citi Bike stations in Alphabet City empty during morning rush hour and stay that way during the day.

New York City »

Drivers Make a Run for the Pump Ahead of Nor'easter

Drivers again faced long lines at the pump, ahead of the Nor'easter.

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Deadly Hurricane Sandy Cripples New York City

The massive storm, which killed 18, brought power outages, raging fires and historic floods.

East Village »

Lakeside Lounge Closing After 16 Years on Avenue B

Lakeside Lounge is closing because of changes in the East Village over the past 16 years.

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village Has Gone From 'Awful' to 'Marvelous,' Koch Tells Kids

Former Mayor Ed Koch lauded the East Village's transformation during a reading for local schoolchildren Wednesday.

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Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of East Village Teen

Hockeem Smith, 24, was arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of Alphabet City teen Donovan "Keith" Salgado.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Police Seeeking Person of Interest in Shooting Death of East Village Teen

Hockeem Smith, 24, is wanted by the NYPD for questioning in the shooting death of 18-year-old Donovan "Keith" Salgado.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Family and Friends Mourn Teen Killed in East Village Shooting

Donovan Salgado, 18, was shot and killed on East 12th Street near Avenue C early Sunday morning.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Neighbors Mourn Teen Killed in Alphabet City Shooting

Donovan "Keith" Salgado, 17, was shot on East 12th Street near Avenue C early Sunday morning, police said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Friends of Late East Village Photographer Hold Vigil on Avenue A

Dozens of Bob Arihood's friends attended a vigil outside Ray's Candy Store, recounting stories of the documentarian's "constant presence." 

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village's Bob Arihood Remembered as 'Father Figure'

The longtime local photographer died last week at the age of 65, leaving behind a rich archive of the neighborhood.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Alphabet City Man Dies in Brooklyn Motorcycle Accident

Nelson Perez, 48, was killed when his motorcycle flipped off the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village Parking Tickets Dropped by Half, Report Finds

The number of parking tickets issued in the East Village and Alphabet city dropped by 48.8 percent between 2009 and 2010, according to DNAinfo.com's Crime & Safety Report.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Neighborhood Awakes to Flooding and Broken Tree Limbs

Residents of the East Village and Lower East Side began assessing the damage wrought by Hurricane Irene.

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