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Beastie Boys Square Plan Rejected Again by LES Committee

Members of CB3 failed to back the renaming of the intersection of Ludlow and Rivington streets.

Chinatown »

Thieves Beat Man for Phone in Daytime Robbery in Chinatown, Police Say

A 28-year-old man was assaulted for his phone on Canal Street last month, police said.

Lower East Side »

Beastie Boys Street Naming Back on Community Board's Agenda

After being rejected in January, an application to co-name a LES intersection is back on the agenda.

Lower East Side »

Beastie Boys Square Street Naming Rejected by Community Board

Community Board 3 barred LeRoy McCarthy from reapplying for the street naming for five years.

Lower East Side »

Plan to Name Intersection Beastie Boys Square Not Backed by LES Community

A proposal to rename the corner of Rivington and Ludlow "Beastie Boys Square" was not supported.

Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Corner Could Be Named 'Beastie Boys Square'

The corner of Rivington and Ludlow streets may be renamed to honor the Beastie Boys.

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 »

Artists Invited to Submit Ideas for Asphalt Triangle on Lower East Side

The Lower East Side BID is looking for designs for 2,000 square feet of pavement.

Lower East Side »

Best 10 Exercises for Working Out in a Tiny Space

Your cramped apartment or dorm room can accommodate the workout that's designed for a 4x4 foot space.

Lower East Side »

Soho House's Liquor License for LES Outpost Shot Down by Community Board

Soho House is proposing a new Lower East Side location for the club, which would hold numerous bar areas.

Lower East Side »

Famed Pink Pony Closes on Ludlow Street

Pink Pony, next-door neighbor to Max Fish, is closed for good, workers said.

Lower East Side »

Perfect Picnic Serves Basket-Ready Sandwiches Out of LES Basement

The Perfect Picnic's new shop serves sandwiches and prepackaged meals out of a Ludlow Street basement. 

Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Ice Cream Stores Crack Down on Sample Hogs

Some Lower East Side ice cream stores have put a two-sample limit on customers to speed up the line.

Bushwick »

Transgender Performer Lorena Escalera Mourned After Fatal Bushwick Fire

The transgender performer who died in a fire this weekend drew dozens to her memorial Monday night.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Caffe Vita Gives Away Free Coffee to Launch LES Location

Seattle's famed Caffe Vita, at 124 Ludlow St., is giving away free coffee all week.