Elizabeth Street

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Lower East Side »

Woman Fatally Struck While Crossing Canal Street, Police Say

A woman was hit and killed by a Jeep at Canal and Elizabeth streets, police said.

Little Italy »

NYPD Needs to Charge Driver Who Killed Elderly Pedestrian, Officials Say

Several City Council members urged the NYPD to hold the driver accountable in a letter sent Wednesday.

Chinatown »

Pvt. Danny Chen to be Remembered at Two Chinatown Events This Week

Two events this week will focus on Pvt. Danny Chen, who committed suicide after being racially hazed.

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 »

Chinatown's 'Evil Spirits' Scammers Indicted on Grand Larceny Charges

The scammers allegedly took valuables and cash to "cleanse" victims of "evil spirits," officials said.

Chinatown »

'Danny Chen Way' Street Renaming Wins Support from Community Board

Elizabeth Street between Canal and Bayard streets is one step closer to becoming "Danny Chen Way."

Chinatown »

Chinatown Street May Be Named for Pvt. Danny Chen After His Hazing Death

Pvt. Danny Chen committed suicide in 2011 after enduring racially charged hazing in the military.

Nolita »

Three Sought In 'Evil Spirits' Extortion Scheme, Cops Say

The suspects befriended the victim near Prince and Elizabeth streets in Nolita, cops said.

Chinatown »

John Liu Marks 46th Birthday with Hints at Mayoral Announcement 'Soon'

The likely candidate kept mum about his plans, but his supporters wished him "Happy Birthday, Mr. Mayor."

St. George & Port Richmond »

Driver Facing Charges in Hit-and-Run Death on Staten Island

Driver Brian McGurk is charged with leaving the scene of accident after fatally striking a pedestrian.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Fire Breaks Out in Chinatown Laundromat

A fire broke out inside a dryer at an Elizabeth Street laundromat Wednesday, the FDNY said.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

New Plastic Shoe Store and Diesel Shop Open in SoHo

Galleria Melissa and Diesel Black Gold opened in SoHo and a new French spot will open in the Village.

Manhattan »

Chinese New Year Celebrations Offer Firecrackers and Feasts

Chinese New Year celebrations from Chinatown to Flushing kick off the Year of the Dragon on Jan. 23.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Manhattan Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Was Reportedly Abused Before Death

The U.S. Army is reportedly launching an investigation into the death of Chinatown native Pvt. Danny Chen.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown's Stinky Street Puddles a Drain on Community, Pols Say

State Sen. Daniel Squadron called on the city to address Chinatown's "ponding" problem.

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