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NYPD Investigating Allen Street Assault on 66-Year-Old Asian Man as Hate Crime

Posted March 22, 2021 at 5:07 am

Police are investigating the unprovoked attack of a 66-year-old Asian man on the Lower East Side as a hate crime, authorities said. Cops said the victim was attacked Saturday morning by a homeless man in front Rockwood Music Hall at about 8:55am. The suspect reportedly approached the victim and yelled the word “Chinese” before punching […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Fences, Falls, and Flips [PHOTOS]

Posted March 12, 2021 at 5:12 am

It was a week of action on the streets of the Lower East Side. Here is a visual taste through the lens of Clayton Patterson for this installment of Clayton’s Corner. A man reportedly fell from a window of 81 Ludlow Street at around 8:30pm Tuesday night. More than a dozen emergency personnel responded to […]

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In First Expansion from San Francisco, Plant-Based ‘Beloved Cafe’ Readies Allen Street Locale

Posted March 10, 2021 at 5:06 am

The former home of a popular Lower East Side pizzeria will soon birth another plant-based option. Beloved Cafe – a San Francisco plant-based eatery and juice bar – is headed to 196 Allen Street, which previously housed Pala. The new location is the first expansion for the company beyond its Bay Area environs. Beloved Cafe […]

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Mi Salsa Kitchen Now Serving Cuban Cuisine on Allen Street

Posted March 2, 2021 at 5:07 am

The Lower East Side now boasts a new Cuban restaurant in its restaurant ranks. Mi Salsa Kitchen opened last week at the southeast corner of East Houston and Allen Streets, serving up self-proclaimed “authentic Cuban cuisine.” The restaurant is currently open for walk-in dining and fulfilling takeout orders. Also via Grub Hub and Seamless. Current […]

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Fired Laundry Workers Accuse Liox Cleaners of ‘Union Busting’

Posted February 25, 2021 at 5:03 am

The Liox Cleaners chain is facing a raft of opposition in the wake of alleged “union busting.” Tuesday afternoon saw the first of two picketing actions outside the Allen Street location, just north of Delancey. According to the distributed literature, “On February 19, the Liox laundry chain fired the immigrant woman workers of the Wash […]

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Schumer Stumps for Restaurant Relief at Dirt Candy on Allen Street

Posted February 23, 2021 at 5:05 am

Senator Chuck Schumer sure loves the Lower East Side as backdrop for pushing his restaurant relief legislation on Capitol Hill. On Sunday afternoon, the Senate Majority Leader stumped at vegan eatery Dirt Candy on Allen Street, where he said 92-percent of city restaurants could not afford December rent and that many likely won’t survive another six […]

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More Details on Vicious Chinatown Beatdown at Canal and Allen Streets

Posted January 27, 2021 at 5:03 am

More info came to light this week on the savage beating of an ex-convict at Allen and Canal Streets. According to published reports, the victim, Walter Ward, exited a Chinatown bus at 11:30am Friday morning when a mob of a dozen people mauled him. The group was apparently summoned – via text message – by […]

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Rockwood Music Hall Expands to Boston

Posted January 27, 2021 at 5:02 am

Rockwood Music Hall sure likes to hit milestones in the month of January. After celebrating fifteen years on the Lower East Side a year ago, the music venue is announcing another expansion. This time, to Boston. The club is seeking a liquor license to operate at 88 Van Ness Street, in the Fenway section of […]

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Group Viciously Assaults Man on Allen Street, then Steals his Pants

Last modified January 25, 2021 at 10:11 pm

Police say a man was assaulted, slashed, and robbed by a group of people in broad daylight at Allen Canal Streets Friday morning. According to the police report, at 11:30am, a pack of twelve individuals – both male and female – jumped the 26-year-old victim in the center median (aka Allen Street Mall). Surveillance footage […]

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LES Native Opens ‘Meat and Bread’ on Allen Street

Posted January 5, 2021 at 5:02 am

Some storefront turnover to report, as a former ramen joint on Allen Street is now slinging meat and bread. Yokoya Ramen spent three years at 201 Allen Street, but recently closed shop. It’s since been replaced by something called Meat and Bread. The newcomer is a burgers and sandwiches, and chicken wings joint, and opened […]

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