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  • Best NY Bagels

    Best NY Bagels
    Tonight Jews all over the world are celebrating the joyous holiday of Sukkot. For many bagels are an icon of Eastern European Jewish culture dating back to the 16th century. But for us New Yorkers, bagels are an insitution that we can brag about as having...
  • 7 Injured In 'Very Smoky' Grocery Store Fire

    7 Injured In 'Very Smoky' Grocery Store Fire
    Seven residents of a Lower East Side building were injured after a two-alarm fire broke out in the store beneath their apartments early Tuesday morning. The blaze broke out just before 4 a.m. inside the East Village Farm and Grocery, located at 69 Second...
  • Elderly Woman Killed in Lower East Side Fire

    Elderly Woman Killed in Lower East Side Fire
    An elderly woman was killed Friday in a morning blaze that broke out inside an apartment on the Lower East Side, officials said. The woman, identified as 72-year-old Claudete Rivera, apparently used the burners on her stove to stay warm. Investigators...
  • New York Senate honors Beastie Boy Adam Yauch

    New York Senate honors Beastie Boy Adam Yauch
    Brooklyn-born Beastie Boy Adam Yauch is getting posthumous props from his beloved city. On Thursday, the New York Senate passed a resolution honoring the lifelong New Yorker's accomplishments, according to MTV. Yauch died of cancer earlier this month at...
  • Dennis Walcott On After School Programs, Bullying, Teacher-Student Relationships

    Dennis Walcott On After School Programs, Bullying, Teacher-Student Relationships
    PIX11 visited the East Side House Settlement and the Educational Alliance after school programs. These organizations run several after-school programs in the South Bronx and on the Lower East Side, which are slated for closure as part of Mayor Bloomberg'...
  • Bag-In: 'aricoco: RUNawayHOME' at Real Art Ways in Hartford through Feb. 22

    Bag-In:  'aricoco: RUNawayHOME' at Real Art Ways in Hartford through Feb. 22
    This thought-provoking exhibition and performance by aricoco, a Tokyo-born artist currently in residence at AAI Lower East Side-Rotating Studio Program, involves a sculptural garment (pictured) created out of discarded plastic bags. The artist interacts...
  • Fug Yeah: A memoir from Ed Sanders

    Fug Yeah: A memoir from Ed Sanders
    Fug You by Ed Sanders, Da Capo, 416 pp., 200 illustrations, $26 Ed Sanders has been a cultural force in America for the past half-century. Arguably best known for his satirical rock band the Fugs and his perennially wide-selling book, The Family:...
  • Opening the books on holiday gifts for readers

    In these tough economic times, books offer a great return on a gift-giver's investment. Relatively inexpensive, they provide hours of enjoyment for the recipient — if you make the right choice. Never fear: the Book Bag is here to help. Lovers of...
  • Lidia Bastianich sets a table for everyone in PBS special

    Actors, directors and producers love tossing around the most overused word in Hollywood, "organic," to describe how naturally a project progressed. Yet few people are less slickly Hollywood than chef Lidia Bastianich on the least Hollywood network, PBS....
  • NYPD Officer Shot In Chest, Gunman Still On The Loose

    NYPD Officer Shot In Chest, Gunman Still On The Loose
    Police officers surrounded the Seward Houses apartment complex at 64 Essex Street after a man shot a cop in the chest just before 4 a.m. Thursday. Officer Brian Groves, 30, was wearing a bullet proof vest and is said to be in stable condition after...
  • NYC Students Embarrassed By Ridiculous ConEd Spelling Fail

    NYC Students Embarrassed By Ridiculous ConEd Spelling Fail
    On the Lower East Side, there is an eight foot high, glaring spelling error that lies on the ground, smack in the middle. What is supposed to spell "School X-ING," instead reads "SHCOOL X-NG." That is quite the snafu. S-N-A-F-U. "This is embarrassing ,...