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Women Arrested After Trying to Hang Banner off Manhattan Bridge

Traffic was delayed and the bike ramp was shut down this morning as officers stopped three women from unfurling a banner on the Manhattan Bridge bike path. …

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Lower East Side Trader Joe’s is Open

Here’s a look inside the new store, which opened this morning at 8am. There was a line to get in, but it wasn’t the …

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Trader Joe’s Lower East Side Store Announces October 19th Opening

Trader Joe’s has released a statement announcing an October 19th opening at their new Lower East Side store at 400 Grand Street. The company will celebrate with a grand opening event including “live music, food tastings, giveaways, and more,” …

Fire at 188 E. 1st Ave., between 11th and 12th Streets. Photo by James and Karla Murray

A 6-Alarm Fire Broke Out at 188 First Ave. Early This Morning

ABC7 News is reporting eleven firefighters and three residents were injured in the blaze that broke out around 2am this morning at 188 First Ave., between 11th and 12th streets in the East Village. The fire broke out on the first floor of the five-story tenement …

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Everything You Need to Know to Ride the NYC Ferry Lower East Side Route, Sponsored by Hornblower

NYC Ferry operated by Hornblower is excited to announce the launch of its Lower East Side Route this Wednesday, August 29th. The sixth NYC Ferry Route will connect Corlears Hook, Manhattan, and Stuyvesant Cove, Manhattan to hubs on 34th St., Long Island City, and Wall St./Pier 11, connecting millions of New Yorkers to new neighborhoods, growing job centers, housing and more. …

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Worker Rescued From Trench on East Broadway

Emergency workers just lifted an injured worker out of a trench that was being dug on East Broadway near Montgomery Street. …

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Scaffolding Collapses on Broome Street; No Injuries Reported

Today’s high winds are causing all kinds of problems for the city’s emergency crews. …

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Emergency Crews Respond to “Water Condition” on Henry Street

Emergency crews are dealing with a water main situation on Henry Street near Clinton Street, where a manhole is spewing smoke. Diana Lakis sent …

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Man Struck and Killed By F Train in Delancey Street Station

A man was hit and killed by an F train in the Delancey Street Station today. It happened at around 12:45 p.m. …

201 East Broadway. Photo by Daisy Paez.

Sidewalk Collpases at 201 East Broadway Construction Site

There’s more trouble this morning at 201 East Broadway, a construction site next door to the Educational Alliance/Manny Cantor Center. …

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Breaking: Appeals Court Overturns Sheldon Silver’s Conviction on Corruption Charges

A federal appeals court this morning overturned former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver’s 2015 conviction on federal corruption charges. …

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Bicyclist Injured in Collision on Canal Street

A taxi driver struck a bicyclist in Chinatown this morning. …

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Police Ask For Help in Finding Missing Elderly Lower East Side Resident

Police have put out a bulletin after the disappearance of Yulun Zeng, an 80-year-old local resident. …

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Small Fire on Catherine Street Quickly Put Out This Morning

Thanks to Jessica Delfino for this photo from 1 Catherine St. (that’s between East Broadway and Division Street).

The fire department this morning responded …

Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol, May 14. Photo by Richard Brennan.

More Images From the Fire at Beth Hamedrash Hagadol

Thanks to Lo-Down readers for sending along these dramatic images and video. …