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Motorist Charged With Manslaughter For Fatally Striking LES Pedestrian

A 24-year-old was indicted on Tuesday for hitting and killing a pedestrian in the Lower East Side.

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Bowery Mission in 'Urgent Need' of Food as Donations Dwindle

Individual donations have gone down while demand for services has gone up, according to Bowery Mission.

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Congee Chinese Restaurant Shut Down After Health Dept. Finds Roaches, Rats

The Chinatown restaurant, praised by outlets like the New York Times, was shut down on Sept. 19.

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Graffiti-Covered Former Bank on Bowery Sold to Developer, Report Says

RFR Holding LLC recently acquired photographer Jay Maisel's longtime home at 190 Bowery.

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Street Artist Shepard Fairey Painting New Mural on LES

Los Angeles-based artist Shepard Fairey is taking part in the Little Italy Street Art Project.

Lower East Side »

Slow Zones Coming to Houston Street and the Bowery This Fall

The city will reduce the speed limit to 25 mph on Houston Street and the Bowery starting in November.

Little Italy »

Man Critically Injured in Little Italy Hit-and-Run, Police Say

A man was hit by a red Infinity sedan with New Jersey plates, police said.

Lower East Side »

Pole Dancing and Stand-Up Comedy Combine at LES Event

"Schtick A Pole in It!" gives a platform to regular women who do pole dancing as a workout.

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Graffiti Artists Paint Mural to Promote First New York Gallery Show

Pose and Revok created a mural on the Lower East Side wall just before opening an art show in Chelsea.

Lower East Side »

11 Bowery Buildings Sold for $62M

Eleven buildings including the one housing Pulino's were sold to an investor group in an all-cash deal.

Lower East Side »

New Museum's IDEAS CITY Festival Returns May 1

IDEAS CITY returns for four days of conferences and workshops on how to innovate better cities.

Lower East Side »

Martin Scorsese Pushes to Protect Bowery from High-Rise Development

The Academy Award-winning director grew up on Elizabeth Street near the infamous stretch.

East Village »

'Sausage Slam' at DBGB on the Bowery Promises Loads of Links

DBGB Kitchen and Bar considers eclectic flavors of sausage as its specialty. 

Nolita »

Chefs on Reality Show 'The Taste' Cook NoLita Pop-Up Dinners

The boyfriend-girlfriend duo from the ABC show will cook "bright" food inspired by multiple countries.

Chinatown »

Chinatown Jewelry Week Offers Deeply-Discounted Bling

Chinatown Jewelry Week will begin Friday, featuring special deals for 14 days leading to Valentine's Day.