Robbery Suspect Accused of Stealing Jewelry, Dousing Orchard Street Merchant With Lighter Fluid

Police took a suspect into custody on Saturday, who allegedly robbed the Orchard Street jewelry store, Yaf Sparkle, and doused a merchant with lighter fluid. …

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Orchard Street a Week After Robbery: A Happier Ruckus

This afternoon, residents and business owners along and around Orchard Street are meeting with police and local civic organizations to discuss crime prevention in …

The NYPD was out in full force on Orchard Street last night, but it was civilian shopkeepers who helped capture three suspects.

Suspects Charged in Orchard Street Robbery, Assault

The NYPD was out in full force after a robbery at Pilgrim boutique on Orchard Street last night, but officers also had plenty …

Police interview witnesses, including Chuck Guarino of The Cast, a clothing store across the street from Pilgrim.

The Scene After Orchard Street Robbery

A look at the aftermath on Orchard Street following tonight’s robbery and foot-chase. (Click through for more photos.)



LES Businesses, Police Discuss Orchard Street Crime

A meeting involving the 7th Precinct and Lower East Side business owners to discuss security concerns on Orchard Street just wrapped up at the …

Merchants and business owners up and down Orchard are calling for more police protection in the wake of Tuesday's violent robbery.

Orchard St. Business Calls for Stepped Up Police Patrols

Merchants and business owners up and down Orchard are calling for more police protection in the wake of Tuesday's violent robbery.

As we reported …

Orchard Street Retailers Face ‘Rampant’ Robberies

An NYPD cruiser was parked along Orchard Street Thursday, a few doors north of Tuesday's robbery.

Thursday afternoon, as Pilgrim boutique co-owner Brian Bennett …

Community Meeting on Orchard St. Safety Planned

Tuesday

In the wake of Tuesday’s broad-daylight assault and robbery at Pilgrim vintage clothing store on Orchard Street, community leaders plan to gather next …

Pilgrim store front after robbery on June 14, 2011 - photo by thelodownny.com

Cafe Katja Employee Describes Orchard St. Drama

Pilgrim store front after robbery on June 14, 2011 – photo by thelodownny.com

More on the dramatic scene that unfolded on Orchard Street earlier …

Breaking: Orchard Street Boutique, Pilgrim, Robbed (Updated)

The scene outside pilgrim on Tuesday evening after a robbery occured – photo by thelodownny.com

A short time ago, Pilgrim, the boutique at 70 …

Lower East Side Links

–A 37-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly beating an ex-cop and stealing his gun during an apparent botched robbery on Eldridge Street. Rafael Calderon, …

Police up wanted posters on Orchard Street in 2014.

A Decade Later, Still Searching For Burke O’Brien’s Killer



169 Bar on East Broadway ran a small generator and a big party.

Lower East Side Bar Crawl: Post-Sandy Style

Forgtmenot co-owner Abby Sierros was serving up candlelight, cold draft beer and steak frites last night.

The streets were dark and quiet last night, …

Morning Reads: Soldier Sentenced, Cop Shoots Dog, Fat Radish Fashion Plates

A soldier charged in connection with the death of Private Danny Chen is sentenced to six months in prison and is kicked out of …

Shoplifter Sentenced, Any Old Iron Technology, More on Bus Safety, ‘Rape Cops’ Back in Headlines

One of the shoplifters in the Orchard Street assault and robbery on June 14 pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 20 days in jail. …