Man Stabbed on Henry Street Early Tuesday

Police Search For Suspect in iPhone Theft on Clinton Street

NYPD Photo via DNA Info.

Police are asking for help in finding a man who stole an iPhone from a woman on Clinton Street last month. According to DNA Info, the incident happened on December 17th, at about 1:35 p.m., between Henry Street and East Broadway.

Investigators believe the suspect approached the woman, reached into her jacket pocket and swiped the phone.  He then took off, east on Henry.

Police say the suspect is about 18-years-old and was wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt.

If you have info about this crime, call Crime stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477), go to the Crime stoppers website at or text 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577.


Woman Injured by Traffic Sign

Photo credit: Singtao Daily.

Singtao Daily (via Our Chinatown) reports: a woman was struck by a traffic sign near Henry and Forsyth streets this week.  The sign advises cars to slow down for pedestrians crossing at the intersection.  The Chinese language newspaper said the woman was unsure whether a passing truck might have jostled the sign, causing it to fall and strike her forehead.


Abrons Arts Center Benefit with Bebe Neuwirth Oct. 3

Actress Bebe Neuwirth and a group of Broadway colleagues will give special performances at the Abrons Arts Center next month to benefit a unique partnership that teaches inner-city kids about horses.

The Oct. 3 event will help Abrons’ parent organization, Henry Street Settlement, fund a program it runs with Equine Advocates Rescue and Sanctuary upstate in Chatham, N.Y. The sanctuary rescues horses from abusive and neglectful situations, and children from Henry Street’s programs take field trips to learn about and interact with new four-footed friends.

In addition to Neuwirth, the evening’s performers include Brenda Braxton, Jason Daniely, Dontee Kiehn, Marin Mazzie, Roger Rees and Karen Ziemba.

Tickets start at $250 and are partially tax-deductible. Find details and buy tickets on the Abrons website.