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Nolita »

Board Says No Liquor License for Nolita Eateries Despite Community Support

Community Board 2's SLA committee voted to deny liquor license upgrades to Piacere and Little Rascal.

Chinatown »

Woman Seriously Hurt When Van Hits Her in Chinatown, Witnesses Say

The woman was hit near the intersection of Canal and Mott streets Wednesday morning, officials said.

Civic Center »

DA Drops Drug Dealing Charges Against Philip Seymour Hoffman's Friend

Robert Aaron Vineberg, 58, pleaded guilty to drug possession, which carries a lower penalty.

Little Italy »

International Health Food Cafe Opens on Mott Street

Two Hands, at 146 Mott St., will offer seasonal dishes inspired by the owners' native Australia.

Greenwich Village »

Friends Help Bail Out Man Arrested in Philip Seymour Hoffman Drug Probe

Friends of Robert Vineberg have pulled together $40,000 for his bail, his lawyer said.

Greenwich Village »

Philip Seymour Hoffman Had Multiple Drug Dealers: Sources

Heroin found in an accused dealer's apartment did not match the heroin found with Hoffman, sources said.

NoHo »

Philip Seymour Hoffman Repeatedly Bought Heroin at Raided Building: Sources

An informant told police this week that Hoffman was a regular at 302 Mott St., sources said.

Chinatown »

Brothers Busted for Breaking Into Chinatown ATM, Police Say

Police believe the Torres brothers are a part of a group that has been targeting ATMs in the area.

Chinatown »

Activist Who Pushed to Get Chinatown in Big-Screen Spotlight Dies at 63

Paul J.Q. Lee used his connections in the movie business to promote filming in Chinatown.

Hudson Square »

Manhattan Office Building Burglar Hit With Up to 12 Years Jail Time

Justin John cruised buildings under the guise of soliciting charitable donations.

Chinatown »

Chinatown Restaurant Week Puts Tacos on Menu Next to Asian Classics

For Chinatown Restaurant Week, eateries will be offering special deals between March 16 to 31. 

Little Italy »

Bingeing for Bragging Rights at Little Italy Pizza Contest

Competitors had 10 minutes to stuff down as many 20-inch pizzas as they could on Saturday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

City to Refund $300K to Chinatown Property Owners

Some Chinatown property owners can expect a combined tax credit of $300,000 from the Dept. of Finance.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Celebrity Lighting Artist Celebrated in NoLita Gallery Show

Bentley Meeker, who lit Chelsea Clinton's wedding, said he wants people to notice light in their lives.

Downtown »

At Least Eight Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested in Raucous March

An OWS march protesting NYPD's treatment of the movement results in at least eight arrests. /p