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Tenements and Graffiti Featured in LES-Themed Mini-Golf Course

The Hester Street Fair debuted a nine-hole mini-golf course featuring Lower East Side landmarks.

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 »

WATCH: Metal Security Gates Get Makeover on Lower East Side

Artists with the "100 Gates Project" are spray-painting murals to beautify roll-down security gates.

Midtown »

Manhattan-Queens M Line Service Suspended During Thursday Evening Rush

A broken rail caused major delays Thursday at about 5 p.m. 

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 »

Clothing Store Priced Out of Bushwick Finds Cheaper Rent on Lower East Side

Mandate of Heaven, which sells clothing made from vintage fabric, opened last week at 17 Essex St.

Midtown »

15 Subway Lines Will Face Service Changes this Weekend

The 4, 6, 7, A, C, D, F, J, L, M, N, Q, R, S and Staten Island Railway lines will all be affected.

Lower East Side »

Tiny Crepe Shop Reopens After Adding Miniature Bathroom

LES Crepes built a bathroom for its employees after being shut down by the Health Department.

Lower East Side »

80-Square-Foot Crepe Shop Shut Down for Not Having Bathroom

The Health Department shut down LES Crepes on Essex Street.

Lower East Side »

Mystery L.E.S. Art Club to Deliver Secret Masterpieces

Oliphaunt is a mystery art club, complete with clues, secrets and an exclusive membership badge.

Lower East Side »

Bilingual P.S. 20's Principal Talks About Teaching in English and Mandarin

Principal James Lee heads up an elementary school that has a bilingual Chinese Mandarin program.

Lower East Side »

Arcade-Themed Bar Two-Bit's Brings Vintage Video Games to Essex Street

Frogger, Donkey Kong and Spy Hunter are some of the video games at Two-Bit's.

Chinatown »

Greyhound Clears Hurdle in Effort to Enter Chinatown Bus Market

Greyhound is expected to get a bus stop in Chinatown next month.

Lower East Side »

YO! Bus Proposes New Curbside Bus Stop in Chinatown

Greyhound is requesting use of a median strip along Pike Street for its new carrier YO! Bus.

Lower East Side »

Search for Former SPURA Tenants Ratchets Up With Development Plan in Place

Tenants of SPURA's former tenements will be given priority in new affordable housing to be built there.

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