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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.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

New Australian Shop Targets City-Ravaged Skin

Aesop's first U.S. store, which opened in NoLIta on Sunday, seeks to soothe Manhattanites' pollution-troubled skin. 

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Prospective Bar Owners in Gramercy Turned Off by Crackdown on Late-Night Bars

Community Board 6 has been cracking down on bars requesting 4 a.m. closures. That harsh stance has led two prospective bar owners to look elsewhere.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Family Mourns Man Killed in Chinatown Police Van Crash

Family and friends of Kok Hoe Tee, 55, said he came to America from Malaysia seeking a better life.