East village explosion
Deadly 2015 East Village Gas Explosion Sends 3 To Prison For Manslaughter
The landlord, contractor, and plumber were sentenced to four to 12 years in prison.
Jan 17, 2020 1:37 PM
Landlord, Contractor & Plumber Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Fatal 2015 East Village Gas Explosion
Three people were all convicted of manslaughter in the fatal 2015 East Village gas explosion which resulted in the deaths of two people and destruction of three buildings.
Nov 15, 2019 5:02 PM
Here's The Luxury Condo Planned For The Second Avenue Gas Explosion Site
The proposal must be approved by the Landmarks Commission before it breaks ground.
Updated: Jun 12, 2018 5:16 PM
East Village Explosion Building Manager, Who Was Indicted For Manslaughter, Dies At 31
Michael Hrynenko Jr. was seen running from the about-to-explode building in 2015, according to authorities.
Updated: Sep 3, 2017 2:28 PM
36 People Who Lost Their Homes In East Village Gas Explosion Are Suing For $17 Million
Many were longtime tenants of rent-stabilized or controlled apartments, and were rendered homeless by the deadly explosion.
Updated: Jun 15, 2016 2:43 PM
Pommes Frites Has Reopened On MacDougal Street
The restaurant was shuttered following the East Village explosion, but they've found a new home a bit west from their original 2nd Avenue location.
Updated: May 23, 2016 5:05 PM
Part Of The East Village Explosion Site Is Now A Hot Property
One of the three empty lots on Second Avenue is going for almost $10 million.
Updated: Mar 8, 2016 3:44 PM
East Village's Stage Restaurant Has Closed For Good
The restaurant has been closed since shady gas siphoning was discovered in an inspection following the fatal Second Avenue explosion last spring.
Updated: Mar 2, 2016 11:34 AM
Gas Line Inspections Have Spiked Since East Village Explosion
The Buildings Department conducted 343 gas line inspections in 2015.
Updated: Feb 20, 2016 1:58 PM
East Village Building Owner & Four Others Indicted For Fatal Explosion
Illegal gas lines lead directly to the explosion, which killed two people and injured dozens more.
Updated: Feb 11, 2016 12:18 PM
B&H Dairy Is Finally Back Following Fatal Second Avenue Explosion
It's been shuttered for nearly five months following the deadly Second Avenue explosion.
Updated: Aug 14, 2015 12:23 PM
East Village's B&H Dairy Needs Help If They're Going To Survive
The restaurant has been shuttered since the Second Avenue explosion nearly four months ago due to mandatory upgrades imposed by the city following the tragedy.
Updated: Jul 17, 2015 2:17 PM
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