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There is Now a Menorah Sitting in the Middle of Delancey Street

Posted December 15, 2014 at 5:39 am

More holiday cheer… For the third year running, a life-size menorah now sits in the Delancey median at Suffolk Street. All the bulbs are currently illuminated ahead of the Jewish holiday of Chanukah, which begins Tuesday at sundown. The Lower East Side chapter of Chabad is responsible for the placement. To celebrate the “miracle of lights,” […]

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Goa-Taco Opening Pop-Up Food Stand for Its Fusion Tacos at 77 Delancey Street

Last modified December 15, 2014 at 10:08 am

The revolving door of retail at 77 Delancey Street shows no sign of slowing. This sidecar space – under the thumb of Grey Lady since opening two-and-a-half years ago – has hosted everything from pop-up cafes and bakeries to an Etsy shop. During the warmer months, though, the shoebox store is usually a seafood shack hosted […]

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Regal Cinemas Opening a 14-Screen Movie Theater as Anchor in Essex Crossing Development

Posted December 9, 2014 at 5:39 am

We already knew that a 14-screen multiplex would occupy the spot where Olympic Restaurant served for thirty-five years. Now there are more details on the operator and composition of the theater, the first new movie house built in the city since 2001. According to a report filed in Crain’s, Regal Cinemas is the anchor tenant […]

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The Lowline is Panhandling to Fund a ‘Lowline Lab’ that Exhibits the Underground Park

Posted December 3, 2014 at 10:39 am

The Lowline is pedaling forward, and continues to panhandle for funds to make the $55 million upscale subterranean project a reality. Right now all focus is on development of what is being called the “Lowline Lab.” It will be a year-round nucleus serving as a research hub and exhibition spot. The Lowline Lab will allow us […]

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Marly Building Supply Closes Shop on Delancey Street After Rent Hike

Posted December 2, 2014 at 5:50 am

Those leasing signs above Marly Building Supply on Delancey were evidence enough. The banners arrived back in August and signaled in no uncertain terms that the longtime corner hardware store would bite the dust. Four months later, that day has arrived. Store employees dismantled the shop yesterday, unloading goods onto a flatbed parked curbside. The […]

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Grey Lady Has Taken a Piece of the Lower East Side to New Aspen Location

Posted November 28, 2014 at 6:02 am

A popular Lower East Side raw bar is expanding to Aspen. Ryan Chadwick is not new to the Aspen scene. A veteran, some might say. The Maine native lived there at one point for seven years, and created a nightclub called Escobar four years ago. We now learn that a Grey Lady spinoff is underway, […]

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Thousands of Ferguson Protestors Stopped Traffic on the Lower East Side Last Night

Posted November 26, 2014 at 5:00 am

Traffic around downtown was terrible last night. Snarled not so much by those fleeing for Thanksgiving but the Michael Brown/Ferguson solidarity protests that snaked through the streets. People are friggin’ pissed about the lack of an indictment for police officer Darren Wilson. One band of protestors marched down the FDR and meandered through the streets of the […]

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Petee’s Pie Company Begins Service on Delancey Street

Posted November 25, 2014 at 6:03 am

For Petee’s Pie Company, it was an eleventh-hour rush to the finish line. The new pastry purveyors opened yesterday afternoon at 61 Delancey after a hasty two-month build-out. Just in time for Thanksgiving, as initially promised. The Petee’s awning is certainly a nice touch for the neighborhood. When completely unfurled, it’s a throwback to that […]

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Holiday Inn on Delancey Adds Verizon Wireless Outpost on Ground Floor

Posted November 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

In which a corporate hotel begets a corporate commercial tenant. The Holiday Inn at 150 Delancey – brought to the neighborhood by Sam Chang and starchitect Gene Kaufman – is finally filling its ground level retail space. It had been an empty storeroom ever since the lodge debuted in March 2013. This week, however, the […]

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New Traffic Median and Stop Signs Debut in the Intersection of Delancey and Pitt

Posted November 20, 2014 at 5:16 am

More Vision Zero news today… The Department of Transportation began the implementation of its four-pronged plan two weeks ago in an effort to enhance safety in the intersection of Delancey and Pitt Streets. Community Board 3 had provided its approval back in July. The most significant safety improvement was installation of the concrete median island […]

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