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151 Bar Targeted in NYPD Underage Drinking Crackdown Last Night

Officers from the 7th Precinct visited 151 Bar on Rivington Street last night to deliver a restraining order to owner Francine Marchese. The city has filed a civil suit accusing the divey nightlife spot of selling liquor to underage...

Lower East Side Bars Targeted in Recent Raids

Police and other city and state officials were out in force on the Lower East Side last night, inspecting several nightlife venues for possible violations.  Tammany Hall (152 Orchard), Boss Tweeds (115 Essex), Leftfield (87 Ludlow), The Suffolk (107...

PKNY Tiki Bar Faces Underage Drinking Charges

It was a busy night for the NYPD on the Lower East Side.  As we already reported, the 7th Precinct delivered a restraining order to Lolita, the bar at 266 Broome Street.  The business now faces a civil lawsuit...

NYPD Files Suit Against Lolita Bar For Alleged Underage Drinking (Updated 10:23 a.m.)

Valentine's Day was not sweet for at least one Lower East Side nightlife establishment. The 7th Precinct paid a visit to Lolita Bar at 266 Broome Street last night.  You can see the results; a restraining order notice was...

Temple of Ankh Faces New Underage Drinking Charges

Temple of Ankh, the hookah bar at 58 Clinton Street, is dealing with more legal troubles this week.  Back in January, the NYPD closed the establishment after state regulators accused owner Wahed Shenouda of violating workers' compensation laws.  Those...

White Slab Palace Closed for Liquor License Lapse

As we reported a short time ago, another bar was caught up in the Lower East Side nightlife crackdown this evening.  Shortly after 10 p.m., officers from the 7th Precinct showed up at White Slab Palace, the Swedish restaurant/drinking...

Records Show Spike in Underage Drinking Charges on the LES

Underage drinking in Lower East Side bars -- it's been a hot topic for several months now.  Beginning last fall, the 7th Precinct made it a top priority -- coming after neighborhood drinking establishments for serving alcohol to undercover...

Tammany Hall Brawl: Police Commish Defends Officers

An update this morning on the brawl that took place outside the Tammany Hall nightclub on Orchard Street this week.  As we reported yesterday, five people arrested Tuesday night were arraigned in Criminal Court and released (without having to...

Tammany Hall Clubgoers in Court This Morning

The three men and two women arrested in Tuesday night's riot outside Tammany Hall music club on Orchard Street are facing a judge in a downtown courtroom this morning, while their supporters are organizing a protest there. The brawl between the NYPD and...

Brooklyn Man Charged in Tammany Hall Riot

Police have charged a Brooklyn man in connection with the chaos that erupted during a hip-hop concert at Tammany Hall music club and spilled out into a riot on Orchard Street last night. Gabriel Diaz, 27, of 244 Bond St.,...
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“Clayton Patterson’s Front Door: Residents and Writers” pops up on the LES

Longtime Lower East Side resident, photographer and community culture czar Clayton Patterson has a show opening tomorrow as part...
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