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Claw Money Boutique on Delancey Street Temporarily Closed for Storefront Renovation

Posted February 3, 2016 at 9:24 am

​The storefront renovation of 101 Delancey has been ongoing for months. Since at least last summer, when the first plywood encasements first made a cameo. Now that same job just sidelined the Claw Money graffiti style boutique at the corner of Ludlow Street. Temporarily, we’re told. “[The landlord] is just changing the front facade,” Ms. […]

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International Center of Photography Eyes Essex Crossing, and Other Updates

Posted January 29, 2016 at 4:54 am

Time for your favorite. Essex Crossing updates and minutia. Last night, a gaggle of suits from the respective development companies comprising Delancey Street Associates – Taconic, BFC Partners, and L+M Development Partners – gathered to present construction updates and field feedback from the public. The event was coordinated by Community Board 3 and the Lower East […]

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CB3 Remains Skeptical Over EDC Selection Process for Lowline Site

Posted January 14, 2016 at 5:18 am

It’s clear that Community Board 3 is not too keen on the Lowline anymore. One need only observe the current process to procure design ideas via an official “Request for Expression of Interest” by the Economic Development Corporation for the 60,000 square-foot abandoned trolley terminal. Despite previous endorsements, the advisory body does not like the […]

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Skateboarder Skitching on Delancey, Loses Balance and Run Over by Truck [UPDATED]

Last modified January 13, 2016 at 10:58 am

A 32-year-old skateboarder was fatally injured yesterday afternoon on Delancey Street when the truck he was skitching ran over him. The victim reportedly held onto the passenger side for a ride, but lost balance and fell behind the rear wheels in the intersection of Norfolk. The westbound trucker was carrying a shipping container, and allegedly […]

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Jack Kirby Museum Eyeing Permanent Lower East Side Location Next Year

Posted January 8, 2016 at 5:17 am

You hear a lot about Stan Lee whenever talk of Marvel commences. He’s the one who reaps much of the credit for the comics universe. Yet, the guy behind the guy, Jack Kirby, is equally important, if not more so. He was the illustrator who put pen to paper in co-creating juggernauts like Captain America, the […]

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Deadline for Creative Submissions for Delancey Trolley Terminal Extended by a Month

Posted December 14, 2015 at 10:22 am

Backlash to the decision by the Economic Development Corp. to release its “Request for Expression of Interest” (RFEI) for the abandoned Delancey Street trolley terminal was quick and biting. The measure – a preliminary sourcing stage before any request for proposals – appeared before the Land-use subcommittee of Community Board 3 and was roundly rejected; […]

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SantaCon Chronicles: The Drunken Santas Are Already Here

Posted December 12, 2015 at 12:28 pm

And it begins. SantaCon 2015 is here. Despite minimal participation in the official SantaCon route (i.e. only The Delancey), the Lower East Side isn’t immune to the spillover. Just wait. Given the uncharacteristically balmy December weather, this event could turn ugly real quick. Santas are already parading through the neighborhood looking for a good time. Be […]

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Essex Crossing Etc: Delancey Street Associates Purchases Site 1 for $15.8M, Ground Break at Site 6

Posted December 11, 2015 at 9:47 am

Delancey Street Associates, the consortium of developers behind Essex Crossing, provided Community Board 3 with several project updates on Wednesday evening. The progress report is for the first six SPURA parcels activated during this first phase of development. New spokesperson Katie Archer now joins the team after spending 6+ years with the Lower East Side […]

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Peep These DIY Anti-SantaCon Shirts

Last modified December 11, 2015 at 9:24 am

Enterprising Boogie reader Edmund Dunn decided to create a few anti-SantaCon tshirt prototypes ahead of the unwanted festivities tomorrow. Each of the DIY garments includes images of a drunken bar crawler in a compromising position. One even includes a hat-tip to Boogie. Unfortunately for those interested, these shirts aren’t available for purchase. Dunn also wanted you […]

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Community Suspicious of Lowline and City’s Sudden ‘Request for Interest’ in Delancey Trolley Terminal [UPDATED]

Last modified December 10, 2015 at 11:51 am

Just before Thanksgiving, the Economic Development Corporation released a “Request for Expression of Interest” (RFEI) for the abandoned subterranean trolley terminal at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge. The stated goal is to field design ideas for the city-owned site, which hasn’t functioned since 1948. However, it was a move that many in the neighborhood […]

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