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Friday, June 12, 2015 | Joel Raskin took this photo on East Houston Street | Weather: A mix of sun and clouds today with a chance of thunderstorms and a high of 85. Tomorrow, mostly sunny with afternoon showers...

Bicyclist Killed by Driver on East Houston Street Last Night

Editor's note: Reporting for this story was provided by Sara Brittany Somerset. There was a fatal traffic accident on East Houston Street near Pitt Street last night. It happened around 10 p.m. A bicyclist was struck by a driver in a station wagon.

Good Morning!

Partly cloudy today with a high of 64. It's Veterans Day. Schools and government offices are mostly closed, although subways and buses remain ona normal weekday schedule.

New “Slow Zones” Coming to Bowery, East Houston Street

We mentioned this one in today's "Morning Reads.' Now a few more details about the new slow zones being implemented by the city in the coming months. Two of them are on the Lower east Side: Bowery between Chatham Square...

Clinton Street and East Houston: Traffic Accident Magnet

The intersection of Clinton Street at East Houston is a notorious trouble spot on the Lower East Side for traffic accidents.  Two more mishaps were reported during the weekend. These photos were sent along to us by Cole Schaffer,...

73-Year Old Pedestrian Killed at Clinton & East Houston Streets (Updated 5:40 p.m.)

A 73- year old woman, who was walking across East Houston Street yesterday afternoon, was hit and killed by the driver of a van. Meipui Chow Leon, who lived in the East Village, was traveling on Clinton Street toward...

Firefighters Respond After Van Catches Fire on Avenue D

A little excitement at Avenue D and eas Houston this afternoon. A van catches on fire, firefighters and cops are there right away.  No injuries or collision, we're told.  

Truck Plows Tree on Clinton Street Near Houston

A truck carrying a large shipping container collided with a tree planted on Clinton Street between Stanton and Houston this afternoon, snapping its trunk from the sidewalk. Police were on the scene with the driver.  Apparently, the driver hit...

Today in Signs That Make You Feel Good

We all know that myth about New Yorkers being cold and unhelpful to each other is untrue. This week's proof: someone stopped a bike thief on East Houston Street Monday morning and is trying to return the bike to its rightful...

Thursday News Links

The push to oppose the city's plan to revamp Chatham Square is picking up momentum. Yesterday City Councilman Alan Gerson, NYC Comptroller Bill Thompson and community organizers rallied and delivered petitions to the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. They're demanding...
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Photo: Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Some of the headlines that caught our eye in the past week: --The NYPD cracked...
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