Cash Mob Aims to Help East Village Blast Zone Businesses Find Their Feet

Small businesses have been hit hard in the wake of the East Village explosion, so residents have conjured up a Small Biz Crawl in order to help. All walks of life are welcome to join the #SaveNYC movement at noon this Saturday, April 11, to visit the beloved establishments most affected by the explosion. Participants will gather at Gem Spa, which … Continue reading Cash Mob Aims to Help East Village Blast Zone Businesses Find Their Feet

More About That ‘Small Explosion’ That Left a Man ‘Engulfed in Flames’ On Ave C

It seems a manhole fire is what sent a person on Avenue C to the hospital with serious burns Monday, but the exact circumstances of the incident remain unclear. A security guard at Village East Towers, the Mitchell-Lama complex at 170 Avenue C, confirmed that two men had been working at a manhole outside of … Continue reading More About That ‘Small Explosion’ That Left a Man ‘Engulfed in Flames’ On Ave C

‘Small Explosion’ on Avenue C Leaves Victim With Serious Burns

A man was seriously burned earlier today following what a bystander described as a “small explosion.” According to the bystander’s second-hand account, “a guy engulfed in flames” ran out of the building located at 170 Avenue C before emergency vehicles arrived. The victim’s charred clothes were left behind at the scene and have since been … Continue reading ‘Small Explosion’ on Avenue C Leaves Victim With Serious Burns