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Speed Limit Lowered to 25 MPH for Vision Zero Plan

The 30 mph limit had been in place since 1964.

Lower East Side »

Show Off Your Best Pickle Puns at Lower East Side Contest

Contestants will deliver their best pickle-related puns for a mystery prize on Oct. 19.

Lower East Side »

Woman Slashed in Face After Confronting Man Who Used Anti-Gay Slurs: Police

Takeam Brison attacked the woman when she told him to stop using homophobic slurs, police said.

Lower East Side »

Olympic Restaurant Offers Half-Price Menu for Closing Day

The Delancey Street diner is closing after 35 years to make way for the Essex Crossing development.

Jackson Heights »

Perfume Shop Owner Hopes Sweet Smell of Success Wafts to Jackson Heights

The owner traveled around the world before settling in as a perfume salesman in the 1990s.

East Village »

Person Struck and Killed Under the J Train at Essex Street Station

A straphanger fell onto the J train tracks Monday evening, officials said.

Lower East Side »

Pickle Day Returns to Lower East Side With Briny Treats

Pickle truffles and pickled peach ice cream are on the menu for the Orchard Street festival Sunday.

Mount Hope »

Taxi Driver Slashed With Box Cutter After Picking Up Fare on LES, NYPD Says

A driver brought his passenger to The Bronx, where the rider suddenly turned on him, police said.

Lower East Side »

LES Nightclub Agrees to Close Windows and Roof After Complaints

The DL agreed to close its windows and roof during big parties and add an extra pane of glass to windows.

Greenpoint »

G and M Trains to Increase Service as MTA Plans $18M in Improvements

The G will run more frequently during the evening rush.

Lower East Side »

MTA Bus Driver Punched in Face and Robbed on LES, Officials Say

An M14 driver was attacked aboard her bus near the FDR Drive, officials said.

Lower East Side »

Petition Demands 'Obnoxious' LES Adult Kickball League Be Booted

A Lower East Side resident of 30 years said the kickball league was more annoying than drug gangs.

Lower East Side »

Evicted Chickens Find Summer Home at LES Community Garden

A trio of chickens is living at the M'Finda Kalunga Community Garden for the summer.

Lower East Side »

Moscot Opens New Store With an Eye to History

Moscot sought to recreate its historic decor at a new store at 108 Orchard St.

Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Residents Urged to 'Like' 200-Foot Art Submissions

The Lower East Side Business Improvement District will install the artwork on a 200-foot public canvas.