Google image. Canal Street at Elizabeth Street.

Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Accident on Canal Street This Morning


Fire Truck Blows Tire on Delancey Street: 3 Injured, Shop Window Shattered


A Short-Lived Garbage Fire at Seward Park Extension

Firefighters made quick work of a garbage fire at the Seward Park Extension housing complex on Essex Street this morning.  They were on the …

Fire at the Vladeck Houses. Photo from @cooperativelyyours.

Firefighters Respond to Dumpster Fire at Vladeck Houses

Fire at the Vladeck Houses. Photo from @cooperativelyyours.

Firefighters worked this afternoon for more than an hour to put out a fire that had …

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Breaking: Katz’s Deli Makes a Deal to Sell Air Rights; Restaurant Will Remain

Katz’s Deli, 205 East Houston St.

Some big news from Katz’s Deli this morning. Co-owner Jake Dell just sent along word that the legendary …


Breaking: Water Main Rupture Floods Extell’s LES Development Site

It’s a big mess at the former Pathmark site on South Street, where Extell Development is preparing to build a 68-story luxury tower. Earlier …

HUD Secretary Donovan, Sen. Schumer, Governor Cuomo at the Riis Houses this morning. Photo via GOLES' twitter feed.

Lower East Side Awarded $335 Million For East River Barrier

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Photos: East Houston Street Water Main Break

More photos from today’s water main break at East Houston and Ludlow streets from Clayton Patterson.

Water Main Break: Ludlow & East Houston Street

Houston floods. Luckily, looks like the water is going around the brisket.

— Mara Altman (@maraaltman) May 22, 2014

From NotifyNYC: Due to a …

Grand Street near Ludlow. Photo by Dave Bolotsky.

Photos: Cab Smashes Into Grand Street Scaffolding

Grand Street near Ludlow. Photo by Dave Bolotsky.

A couple of TLD readers came across this scene this morning: a taxi that had smashed …

Firefighters outside Angel Orensanz the night of March 31, when the building was evacuated due to structural instability.

Breaking: Angel Orensanz Center Evacuated During Star-Studded Benefit (Updated Tuesday Morning)

Angel Orensanz Center, 172 Norfolk St.

We are on the scene at the Angel Orensanz Center, 172 Norfolk St., which was evacuated earlier this …

29 Ludlow St.

Scaffolding Destabilized on Ludlow Street After Truck Accident

Eldridge and Broome streets.

Cabs Collide at Eldridge and Broome Streets (Updated 10:45 a.m.)

Eldridge and Broome streets.

There was a bad accident earlier this evening at the intersection of Eldridge and Broome. The Lo-Down’s Jennifer Strom reports …

40 Ludlow St.  Photo by The Lo-Down.

Photos: Fire at 40 Ludlow St. (Updated 2:52 p.m.)

40 Ludlow St. Photo by The Lo-Down.

A fire broke out this morning in an air shaft at 40 Ludlow St., a tenement located …

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More on the East Broadway Water Main Break (Updated 9:42 a.m.)

Clinton Street at East Broadway.

Right now police are clearing cars on both sides of Clinton Street (just above East Broadway).  Crews from the …