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Cyclist Identified in Tragic Delancey Bus Accident

Last modified January 12, 2010 at 12:06 pm

The victim in last week’s tragic bus accident on Delancey has been reportedly been identified.  According to DNAinfo, police identified the cyclist as 35-year-old East Village resident Fuen Bai.  Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.

Potholes to Blame for Delancey Bus Accident

Posted January 6, 2010 at 8:38 am

This morning, the site of last night’s deadly bus accident at the corner of Ludlow and Delancey is quiet.  As if nothing happened there at all.  NY1 has more information on the incident, in which a female cyclist was hit by a yellow school bus and died from her injuries.  At issue was the pockmarked […]

Houston Hell Hole Saga Continues

Last modified July 14, 2009 at 3:15 pm

As predicted last month, the Houston Hell Hole just outside American Apparel has officially re-opened. It is now abundantly clear that the jury-rigged asphalt job was precisely that – a temporary solution for a much larger problem. At the moment, a lone cone marks the spot; but we all know that it’s only a matter […]

Orchard Street Hell Hole Revisited

Posted May 18, 2009 at 8:17 am

In just over a month, the Orchard Street pothole hell-hole has nearly tripled in size. Indeed, the trap currently measures about 30 inches between its widest two points. And to make matters worse, the ditch is also quickly becoming a local trash bin, complete with plastic bags, discarded bottles, and pizza boxes. If not fixed […]

Be Flat, Take Three

Posted May 1, 2009 at 8:04 am

Nearly three weeks on, the auto-eating pothole at the junction of Orchard and Delancey continues to wreak havoc on northbound motorists. In fact, the ditch has widened to the point of concern, with no proper solution other than makeshift street markers. First it was a simple cone, then the L Magazine box, and now this […]

Be Flat, Take Two

Posted April 24, 2009 at 8:31 am

This L Magazine box on Orchard Street doubles as a handy parking cone to alert northbound motorists of the terrible sinkhole. Fixing the hole (cue The Beatles) would be the logical next step. Related Reading:Be Flat [Bowery Boogie]

Be Flat

Posted April 17, 2009 at 8:33 am

An auto-eating pothole on Orchard Street, and the unfortunate motorist fixing his flat. Related Reading:Rivington Divot [Bowery Boogie]

Rivington Divot

Posted February 6, 2009 at 12:01 pm

If in the neighborhood, watch your step when crossing Rivington at the intersection of Orchard. There’s a deep pothole smack in the middle of the street. Of course, the sub-freezing temperatures and frequent snows aren’t helping matters. The unofficial clock for proper pavement filling starts now.

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