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Hunts Point »

Vendor Shot Dead on Bronx Street, Police Search for 2 Suspects

The victim sold safety equipment, gloves and pants out of his truck, police say. 

Sunset Park »

Sunset Park Street Vendor Kicked by Officer Acted Hostile With Police: DA

Jonathan Daza, 22, who was kicked by an officer during a fair, displayed "combativeness," the DA says. 

SoHo »

'Wild Man of SoHo' Stabs Street Vendor With Scissors, Sources Say

Richard Pearson, 49, was charged with attempted murder in the attack on a cellphone accessory vendor.

Midtown »

Food Truck Guide: Where to Find Your Favorite Mobile Eateries in Midtown

Here's your can't-miss list of local food trucks and carts, from Madison Square Park to Central Park.

Greenwich Village »

City Promises Clearer Rules for Park Performers After Busker Crackdown

Washington Square Park musicians say policies are inconsistently enforced.

Upper East Side »

Street Vendors Turn UES Streets into 'Downtown Cairo,' Critic Says

Community Board 8 heard complaints of clutter and bad smells.

Upper East Side »

Force Street Vendors to Use Matching Furniture, Upper East Sider Says

Other quality-of-life controls suggested at a recent meeting include a new ticketing department.

Upper East Side »

Parked Marketing Vans Anger Upper East Siders

Marketing trucks from a contractor academy and the ASA school threaten the neighborhood, locals say.

Manhattan »

Street Vendors Rail Against Expensive Fines at City Hall Rally

Hundreds of street vendors and supporters gathered for a rally on the steps of City Hall Thursday.

Manhattan »

Vendor Who Helped Foil Times Square Bomber Running for Congress

Times Square vendor Duane Jackson, who helped prevent a terrorist car-bombing, is running for congress.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Fairway and NYPD Kick Halal Man to the Curb

Moustafa Eissawy sold halal meals on East 86th Street for years without incident, until Fairway arrived.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Photographer Brings Dominican Cave Art to Streets of Northern Manhattan

A Massachusetts photographer who lives in the Dominican Republic has brought photos of cave art from Santo Domingo to the streets of Inwood and Washington Heights.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Food Fight Erupts Over Popular Chinatown Greenmarket

Advocates charged the police with harassing produce vendors at the bustling Forsyth Street market.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown Traffic Study Takes Aim at Double-Parking Nightmare

A DOT study of regulations on Chinatown's traffic-clogged streets will get under way this summer.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Vendy Awards Needs a Hero (Not the Sandwich)

The Vendy Awards, which honors the best street eats, is asking the public to nominate the most heroic vendor.