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East Harlem »

Hate Crimes Unit Investigating East Harlem Serial Mugger Targeting Asians

The suspect, who assaulted the victims, has struck six times in the past week, cops said.

Clinton Hill »

Two Brooklyn Brownstoners Launch New Instagram-style App for Video, Montaj

Dan Long and Demir Gjokaj launch their new app, Montaj, which is like Instagram for video.

New York City »

New MTA App Tells Commuters When Their Train Will Arrive

The MTA Subway TIme app will give commuters real-time subway arrival information.


Police Seek Alleged DUMBO iPhone Robber

A man snatched an iPhone from a straphanger at the York Street station last month, police said.

Carnegie Hill »

Hanukkah App Lets Celebrants Light Virtual Menorah

The Jewish Museum has unveiled "Light My Fire," a menorah-lighting app, just in time for Hanukkah. 

Lower East Side »

New iPhone App Unlocks Voices of Former Worshippers at LES Synagogue

The Museum at Eldridge Street is using oral histories of congregants recorded more than 20 years ago.

Soundview »

Veteran Teacher Steals Colleague's iPhone, Cops Say

Victor Soliz, 64, was arrested at JHS 123 in Soundview Wednesday and charged with petit larceny.

New York City »

New App Helps Beer-Lovers Find Best Craft Brews Across the City

Craft Beer New York features a downloadable guide to more than 120 bars in New York City.

Richmond Hill »

Neighbors Recall Horror of Seeing Woman Electrocuted During Hurricane Sandy

Lauren Abraham, 23, was electrocuted outside her Queens home during Hurricane Sandy.

Prospect Heights »

Woman Beaten With Baseball Bat in Mugging Near Barclays Center

Neighbors on St. Marks Avenue say they're shocked over a bloody attack on their quiet block this weekend

Astoria »

Mugger Snatched iPhone From Woman In Astoria, Police Say

The suspect pushed a woman against a fence on 29th Street and 40th Avneue  and stole her iPhone.  

East Village »

East Village 'Comic Crawl' Lets Superheroes Swill on the Cheap

Local businesses will be offering food-and-drink specials for the Comic Crawl this Saturday.

Flatbush »

Undercover Cops Nab Three Alleged iPhone Thieves on B Train

Police arrested three teens who allegedly stole an iPhone from an undercover cop.

Midtown East »

Man Arrested for Lifting iPhone From a Backpack on the Subway, Police Say

A man stole an iPhone from a decoy cop's backpack on a crowded 6 train on Friday, police said.

Astoria »

Women Targeted in Astoria Knifepoint iPhone Robberies, Police Say

A suspect attacked at least four women in Astoria and stole their phones.