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12-Year Old Dashane Santana Killed on Delancey Street

More details late tonight about the accident that ended in the death of 12-year old Dashane Santana Friday afternoon. The resident of the Riis Houses had just gotten out of school for the week. The New York Post reports she...

Update: Teenager Killed on Delancey Street

More on the terrible accident on Delancey Street this afternoon that left a 12-year old girl dead.  We understand police have not yet determined whether the driver who struck the victim, Lower East Side resident Dashane Santana, near the...

Williamsburg Bridge Barriers Nearly Complete

Closing the loop on a story we first brought you last June, we took a walk across Delancey Street (all 250 feet of it) this week to have a look at the new concrete barriers the city has installed to direct...

Woman Injured by Traffic Sign

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...

Weekend Travel Alert: Lower Manhattan Bridges

Your best strategy this weekend: stay far away from Lower Manhattan's bridge crossings. See the DOT's weekend advisory after the jump. The Manhattan-bound roadway of the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed on Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am...

Intercity Buses Curbed on the LES Last Night as Safety Crackdown Continues

A TLD tipster drew our attention last night to the intersection of East Broadway and Rutgers street. He told us a commuter tour bus had been "pulled over and taken out of commission." As passengers unloaded, he said, the...

Cyclist Hit By Van at Grand and Norfolk Streets

Tom Sganga was riding eastbound on Grand Street around 7 p.m. this evening when, he says, a minivan pulled out of parallel parking spot right into his path. His leg was hurt in the collision, and the frame of his electric...

Bike Share Presentation Wednesday Night

The city's Department of Transportation has been making the rounds at community board meetings -- detailing plans for New York's new bike share program. Wednesday night, it's Community Board 3's turn.  The presentation takes place at CB3's transportation committee...

Accident on Delancey Street at the Williamsburg Bridge

Photographer and Lo-Down reader Brittany Somerset sent along some photos of an accident on Delancey Street at the Williamsburg Bridge that occurred around 10:30 this morning. The cars involved apparently included an unmarked NYPD vehicle, according to police scanner reports....

(UPDATED) Woman Hit By F Train at Delancey/Essex Stop

We've received several eyewitness reports about police officers and firefighters responding to an incident at the Delancey/Essex MTA station around 8 p.m. yesterday. ANIMAL reported shortly after 9 p.m. that a female passenger fell or jumped from the platform onto the tracks...
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May is Lower East Side History Month

Lower East Side History Month kicks off its 8th year of celebrating the diverse history of the LES with...
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