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Bed-Stuy »

Performer Brings Open Mic Scene to Bed-Stuy

Limelight at Corlette in Bed-Stuy is an open mic and networking venue for artists and performers.

Lower East Side »

LES Studio Fixes Up Vintage Boomboxes for Collectors

Nick Vivid fixes vintage boomboxes in his Orchard Street studio and repair shop.

East Village »

Family and Community Remember East Village Man Beaten to Death

Wen Hui Ruan, 68, was killed May 9 in an attempted robbery on East Sixth Street.

East Village »

Family to Hold Memorial for East Village Man Who Was Beaten to Death

A memorial service will be held May 19 for Ruan Wen Hui, who was fatally attacked on his way home.

East Village »

Attacker Was High on Molly Before Beating 68-Year-Old to Death, Mom Says

Jamie Pugh, 20, was high on Molly when he beat a 68-year-old to death last week, his mom told DNAinfo.

East Village »

Traffic Slow Zone Approved for Alphabet City

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

East Village »

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.

New York City »

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.

East Village & Lower East Side »

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.