A Tree Falls on Chrystie Street

Posted June 14, 2019 at 8:41 am

A tree falls on Chrystie Street, and plenty of people were there to see it. During the morning deluge yesterday, a tall timber from inside Sara D. Roosevelt Park toppled into the roadway of Chrystie Street, just north of Grand. The fallen tree straddled most of the pavement, but luckily no one was hurt. Only […]

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That Scummy Street Splash

Posted April 27, 2010 at 6:22 am

Getting clipped by scummy street-splash certainly sucks, especially while on a cell phone and without an umbrella.

Early Edition: April 27

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

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Early Edition: April 26

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

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Norry Signage Erased

Posted March 15, 2010 at 6:25 am

Utilizing chalkboard signage to mark a storefront is not the smartest of ideas, as evidenced by The Norry at 78 Rivington.  Their nameplate was all but erased during the washout of this past weekend.

The Umbrella Cemetery

Posted March 15, 2010 at 6:18 am

Today, during the third consecutive day of rain and gale-force winds, the Lower East Side is a flooded umbrella cemetery.  The skeletal remains of umbrellas litter the streets – most are upturned and in precarious positions near garbage cans, or in the middle of traffic.  Herewith, a few choice snapshots of the carnage.

Jane Loses Its Awning

Posted January 25, 2010 at 9:59 am

The driving rain and powerful winds are causing all sorts of problems out there right now. Jane at 100 West Houston just lost its retractable awning.

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Weekend Edition: October 4

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:13 am

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Last Night’s Lightning

Posted August 19, 2009 at 6:17 am

Last night’s lightning show was unbelievable.  We were caught in the deluge, and had to seek refuge near Katz’s at the corner of Ludlow and East Houston.  Of the fifty-some-odd pictures we snapped, two were salvageable.  Enjoy!