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Man Stabbed in Fight Outside The Delancey Late Last Night

Last modified May 4, 2016 at 10:28 am

More violence on the Lower East Side last night, this time at the corner of Delancey and Clinton Streets. The concentric pools of blood you may have seen outside the former Kapowski’s at 168 Delancey and the taped-off crime scene tape is evidence enough. Here’s what happened. Apparently there was a fight late last night inside […]

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First Look at the 12-Story Tower that Chased MOSCOT from its Old HQ on Delancey

Posted April 27, 2016 at 9:26 am

For four years, a twelve-story tower has been promised for the northeast corner of Orchard and Delancey Streets. The project is no closer to reality, but there are rudimentary renderings available that showcase the newcomer. Helm Equities (aka David Escava) purchased 118 Orchard Street (aka 86 Delancey) in 2012 for $4.8 million. This transaction was […]

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Report: Bowery Presents is Acquired by Concert Behemoth AEG Live

Posted April 21, 2016 at 5:12 am

Everything on the Lower East Side is getting sold out. This next one cuts deep, and is a blow to what’s left of the neighborhood music scene. Unlike many of the artists its venues promote, Bowery Presents is itself no longer an indie. The hip Lower East Side-based promotion company was just scooped up by […]

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Grey Lady Headed Beachside with Montauk Location Next Month

Posted April 15, 2016 at 9:31 am

Four-year-old Lower East Side oyster joint, Grey Lady, is heading out to the beach this summer with a new location. Montauk, to be precise, a natural extension of its brand. The East End spinoff is the fourth in as many years for Grey Lady, which debuted at 77 Delancey back in May 2012. Co-owner Ryan […]

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Longtime LES Sign Maker Decamps Delancey for Brooklyn

Posted April 6, 2016 at 5:17 am

​The Chung Wah Sign store that held down 64-66 Delancey Street for more than a decade is bidding farewell to the Lower East Side. A sign on the front door of the workshop announces an imminent move to Brooklyn (1107 Flushing Avenue). Its decampment to the outer borough frees up a gargantuan open space on […]

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Ice Cream Truck Bursts into Flames on Delancey Street [UPDATED]

Last modified April 2, 2016 at 7:53 pm

A reader sends us this image of an ice cream truck on Delancey Street near Forsyth that burst into flames (not a Con Edison vehicle as previously reported). The plume of smoke is intense and visible across the neighborhood. No word just yet on what caused the fire or any injuries. More as it develops. […]

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Ceci-Cela Patisserie Soft Opens its Delancey Street Outpost This Weekend 

Posted April 1, 2016 at 5:00 am

Popular SoHo dessert shop Ceci-Cela Patisserie is less twenty-four hours from opening its Delancey Street annex. Founding owner Laurent Dupal tells us that the soft open for this new location is tomorrow (possibly Sunday). “We will be giving some small samples for free, with coffee and croissants for sale,” Dupal tells us. Expect a formal public […]

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Claw Money Boutique Back in Business After Completion of Storefront Renovations on Delancey

Posted March 30, 2016 at 5:11 am

After consecutive months of ground-level renovations, the retail composition of 101 Delancey Street is no longer recognizable. Where a collection of rough-around-the-edges stores heretofore operated (OTB, Jackson Hewitt, Happiness Deli), three distinct commercial spaces now await tenants. Store entrances were all leveled to sidewalk grade, with any evidence of the former OTB now in the […]

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Boost Mobile Opens Kiosk at Old Sneak Jeans Store on Delancey Street

Posted March 28, 2016 at 10:23 am

Another wireless carrier just debuted down by the Williamsburg Bridge. Boost Mobile joins newcomer Cricket – its competitor – in the one-story strip of commercial retail (which itself sits across the street from T-Mobile) at Delancey and Clinton Streets. Walk by any given day, and you’ll hear prerecorded messages shouting phone deals to passersby. This […]

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Chabad LES Hosting Purim Extravaganza on Delancey Tonight

Last modified March 24, 2016 at 5:12 pm

Tis the season of Purim carnivals, and this year, Chabad Lower East Side is going bigger. It’s the Jewish holiday of Purim. For those observing the holiday, the local Chabad is hosting an “extravaganza” at the perenially vacant 104 Delancey Street. Price of admission is $25/$15 (adults/kids). Patrons can listen to the whole Megillah (Esther, […]