Delancey Street


Essex Crossing Attracts the Children’s Museum of Manhattan to the LES

Posted October 2, 2015 at 5:13 am

Essex Crossing nabs a new cultural institution to stock its ranks. With the Warhol Museum having suddenly defected from Essex Crossing last March (Site 1), Delancey Street Associates had been on the lookout for a replacement ever since. Bound by the ULURP, the consortium was required to include a “cultural facility” of some sort in […]

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Wynd is a New Shipping Service App with a Home Base at 176 Delancey 

Posted October 1, 2015 at 5:17 am

Delancey Market debuted at 176 Delancey in 2013, a then-promising business that had some in the neighborhood hopeful. But its tenure was short-lived, lasting under two years. The shop mart went dark last fall. Now, however, a tech startup recently planted a flag here for its base of operations. A convenient shipping service for those […]

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City Looking to Sell Essex Crossing Site 6 to Taconic Investments for $1

Posted September 16, 2015 at 5:10 am

Yet more controversy rolling out of Essex Crossing Site 6 this week. Not only did NYU Langone jump the gun on its new facility without a lease in hand, and the Educational Alliance reverse its obligation to create a “dual-generation” school, but the city is intent on selling the land to the developer. Not a […]

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Kapowski’s by Moscow 57 Debuts Tonight on Delancey Street

Posted September 10, 2015 at 5:17 am

Summer recess for Moscow 57 is nearing its conclusion. Upon its return to 168 1/2 Delancey Street tonight, it’ll be re-christened Kapowski’s. The storefront received a facelift in anticipation of the rebranding, including the more aesthetically pleasing pinstriped awning and requisite gate mural. As previously reported, Kapowski’s is a local supergroup of sorts. Barramundi veteran Tony […]

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‘Spirit Halloween’ Store Opening Soon at Former Chase Bank on Delancey Street

Posted September 8, 2015 at 5:19 am

It’s that time of season again. No, not back to school. Rather, the torrent of Halloween costume shops popping up around town. Much like last fall, the former Chase Bank branch at 104 Delancey Street is is on the way to becoming a “Spirit Halloween” store. This time around, though, it’s not a Ricky’s branded outlet. 104 […]

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Cops Arrest Incense Vendor in Death of Man on Delancey Street Subway Platform

Posted September 5, 2015 at 8:48 am

Last week, Jersey City resident Alfredo Ramos was found on the subway platform of the Delancey/Essex station with brutal head injuries. The 51-year-old man was beaten and left for dead at about 10pm on August 28. He later passed at Bellevue Hospital. Cops just arrested the perp responsible for the incident, according to a dispatch […]


Doka Square Opens Next Week on Delancey Street

Posted August 14, 2015 at 5:15 am

It’s full frontal for Doka Square, the new Japanese dining room at the southeast corner of Delancey and Eldridge Streets. Plywood was removed from the premises last month to reveal the true size and scope of the restaurant project. Executive chef Rick Horiike is attached to the Doka Square menu, which includes “Asian-influenced small plates.” […]

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Essex Crossing Site 2 ‘Gateway’ Receives 5-Story Pile Driver

Posted August 12, 2015 at 5:12 am

It’s already been four months since the southerly Essex Market warehouse was pounded to oblivioin. The square-block parcel that is Site 2 of the Essex Crossing mega-development is now buzzing with renewed activity. That temporary fence was no longer cutting it. The project site now keeps folks at a distance with a more intimidating plywood […]

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Barramundi Owner Joins Moscow 57 Team to Create Kapowski’s

Posted July 31, 2015 at 5:17 am

Now that Barramundi (and 2nd Floor on Clinton) is swimming with the fishes, so to speak, proprietor Tony Powe is on the move. Literally three blocks south to the corner of Delancey Street, joining focres with two-year-old cabaret Moscow 57. Florence Fabricant filed a dispatch in the New York Times this week breaking the news. […]

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Report: Essex Crossing Receives $250M Loan from Wells Fargo and Citibank

Posted July 10, 2015 at 5:15 am

The game-changing Essex Crossing mega-project just received a monster cash infusion to proceed. Wells Fargo and Citibank together loaned Delancey Street Associates – the development consortium comprised of L+M Development Partners, BFC Partners and Taconic Investment Partners – more than $250 million in construction financing. The additional financing allows construction to continue on two of […]

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