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New Hot Pot Joint Angling for the Marly Building Supply Spot on Delancey

Posted January 29, 2015 at 5:00 am

Damn, that was quick. A month after Marly Building Supply dismantled its Delancey facility and vacated the Lower East Side, a noob is ready to take the torch. It should come as no surprise that it’s an eatery seeking a full liquor license. According to application materials submitted to Community Board 3, an establishment called […]

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Goa-Taco Extends its Residency on Delancey Through the End of February

Posted January 20, 2015 at 5:18 am

Business is bustling at the nascent Goa-Taco pop-up dispensary on Delancey Street. The tiny lunch counter beside Grey Lady – specializing in Indian-infused “paratha tacos” – has been busy since its debut in mid-December. And apparently it’s been going well enough to extend the residency. “The pop-up has been going great and we have had […]

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Last Low-Rise Section of Delancey Retail Being Sold as Development Opportunity

Last modified January 16, 2015 at 9:46 am

For the last two years, a highly visible leasing banner wrapped the single-story commercial stretch comprising 156-164 Delancey Street. Basically, ever since Ashkenazy Investments acquired the property from Yeshiva University for a reported $6 million. No businesses took the bait, yet pretty much everyone around here knew that the new landlord was just sitting on […]

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Here Are Your First Views of the Essex Crossing Mega Project [PHOTOS]

Last modified January 15, 2015 at 10:29 am

Lower East Siders, get ready for ten years of constant construction along Delancey Street. Essex Crossing is coming, and ground-break is months away. The development consortium of Delancey Street Associates and a team of four architectural firms presented plans for Phase One of the million-square-foot mega project last night at the Community Board 3 Land […]

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Dear Delancey: That Swastika Tag is Not Welcome Here

Posted January 6, 2015 at 10:00 am

An open letter from a reader… Dear Lower East Side: With Anti-Semitism on the rise internationally, and a staggering 39% rise in anti-Semitic crimes in New York City this past year, the swastika and accompanying graffiti on 101 Delancey Street is a shocking, though not entirely surprising revelation. At present, the vacant commercial space (formerly […]

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Purported Corruption Links Sheldon Silver to Controversial LES Landlord Baruch Singer

Posted January 2, 2015 at 6:04 am

The SPURA-based controversy this past year had little effect; Sheldon Silver was still re-elected to State Assembly Speaker in November with 82.5% of the vote. Yet the hits, nevertheless, keep coming. More dirt that could certainly contribute to a possible downfall. This week, the New York Times exposed some shady dealings involving Sheldon Silver that […]

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That Faded Children’s Place Ad Banner Fell from Its Longtime Delancey Street Perch

Posted December 29, 2014 at 5:35 am

For at least a decade, the vinyl banner has been a faded fixture above Essex Street. An advertisement for The Children’s Place. Since its inception, change transpired all around and at a fever pitch, but there the signage remained, bleached by years of sun and pollution. It even survived Hurricane Sandy and the store relocation a […]

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Artist Rad Roubeni Hosting a Month-Long Gallery Show Inside Former Chase Bank on Delancey

Posted December 19, 2014 at 5:38 am

So it looks like the old Chase bank branch at 104 Delancey Street has morphed into a pseudo gallery space, albeit a temporary one. At least until the landlord can find a suitable tenant willing to foot the bill. We saw workers cleaning up the other night for a similar event. After two years of […]

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Grenco Science Opening a Vaporizer Pop-Up Joint at 101 Delancey Tonight

Posted December 18, 2014 at 5:39 am

The Lower East Side is about to unveil another vaping location, albeit temporary. Window leafing in the corner store at 101 Delancey indicates that Grenco Science is poised to open a pop-up vaporizer dispensary here. Expect to find a variety of weed friendly “pens” and accessories like chargers and flavor “tanks.” In a sign of […]

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Goa-Taco Opening Its Snack Bar on Delancey Street Tonight

Posted December 18, 2014 at 5:30 am

Goa-Taco, the food stall vendor veteran of Smorgasburg Jr. in Brooklyn, is ready to begin serving the Lower East Side. We are told that the pop-up snack bar will open at 77 Delancey Street later tonight. A long table dotted with a half-dozen stools currently occupies much of the shoebox real estate. The smallish operation specializes in “fusion” […]

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