Mugger on Clinton Street Forces ATM Withdrawal at Man at Gunpoint

Posted May 21, 2021 at 5:07 am

Crime abounds on Clinton Street just north of Delancey. On Sunday afternoon, a gun-toting mugger forced a 32-year-old victim to withdraw money from an ATM on the block. Police said that the attacker approached his victim inside 93 Clinton, and revealed the weapon. He then demanded cash, and forced the man to a nearby money […]

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Bandits in Stolen Van Nab $8K from LES Bodega in ATM Heist

Posted November 12, 2020 at 5:00 am

Two men in a stolen van made off with thousands of dollars from a stolen bodega ATM on the Lower East Side earlier this month, cops said. The unidentified bandits approached the SX Deli at Rivington and Essex Streets in the early morning hours of November 2. Surveillance footage shows them attaching a chain to […]

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No Fun Facade Pulled Down in ATM Heist on Ludlow Street

Posted September 2, 2020 at 5:00 am

The windowed facade of No Fun collapsed early yesterday morning as a result of a cash box heist. Police sources say that one or more robbers ripped the store ATM from the premises at 4:15am Tuesday morning. The force from its removal – purportedly pried with a white van – was apparently enough to bring […]

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Watch as Bandits with Crowbars Steal ATM on Ludlow Street [VIDEO]

Posted July 9, 2020 at 5:00 am

Bandits are certainly emboldened by the apparent sense of lawlessness around the Lower East Side these days. And Hell Square is no exception. Police say that on May 21, two African American males stole the ATM stationed outside El Sombrero at Ludlow and Stanton Streets. A witness reported seeing the crooks haul the entire machine […]

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Robber Rips Away Chrystie Street Storefront to Steal ATM

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

There was no such beginner’s luck for juice cafe/bubble tea newcomer 1st Stop at the southwest corner of Chrystie and Hester. Yesterday morning, a robber reportedly tried to make off with the storefront ATM. Discreet would not be the proper adjective for this attempted heist, though. A couple of witnesses at the scene told us […]

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Matzo Prankster Strikes on Rivington Street

Posted November 17, 2011 at 11:18 am

Mere blocks from the storied Streit’s Matzo factory at 148 Rivington Street, some prankster had fun with the unleavened bread. More after the jump!

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Sidewalk ATM Removal Begins

Posted March 30, 2011 at 6:28 am

Neighborhood businesses are finally paying heed to the new sidewalk ATM law.

Rivington Businesses Must Remove Sidewalk ATMs

Last modified February 21, 2011 at 8:01 am

The mayor recently signed the sidewalk ATM bill. Now the first set of neighborhood offenders have already been singled out.

Weekend Edition: January 9

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Phillip Kalantzis Cope]

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City Council Approves Legislation Against Sidewalk ATMs

Posted December 9, 2010 at 10:01 am

As residents of the Lower East Side, it’s all too familiar to see soulless ATMs dotting almost every storefront on any given block. Some are marked by cheapo paper signs screaming “get cash,” while others are illuminated.  Just begging you to dip that card. We even tried to map out all the money machines in […]