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Ricky’s is Opening Another Halloween Store Inside the Old Chase Bank on Delancey

Posted September 15, 2014 at 5:24 am

The defeated storefront of the old Chase Bank on Delancey worked well for the purposes of the Urs Fischer sculpture exhibit. Its armor of tags and paint was easily a textbook example of devolution. But the Gagosian-sponsored art display ended months ago; so, too, the sheath of thick graffiti coverage. Now the alt-retail specialists at […]

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Courtney Barnett To Play Webster Hall This October

Posted September 12, 2014 at 6:05 am

What can we say about Courtney Barnett? Well, she’s pretty much the coolest of the cool. The Aussie singer/songwriter has ruled twenty-fourteen with her latest effort, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas, and we continue to obsess over “Avant Gardner.” “History Eraser” is equally badass. Oh yeah, and this week, her cover of […]

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LES Softball Winter Clinics Registration is Now Open

Last modified September 5, 2014 at 11:26 am

Propelled by last year’s overwhelming success, the Lower East Side Lady Furies are back, with a new team name (formerly the OLS Lizzies) and a new batch of winter softball clinics. The response was so positive that the team has pushed forward with a full time, year-round softball program; they will compete with other Manhattan communities through one of four […]

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Evolution Enrichment Center Offers Array of Classes at 38 Delancey Street

Posted September 2, 2014 at 9:19 am

It’s back to school, including for 38 Delancey. The condoplex at the northeast corner of Forsyth and Delancey Streets just welcomed its second learning facility on premises. Innovate Manhattan charter school opened on the third floor in September 2012 and has educated a steady stream of students since. Now the Evolution Enrichment Center is taking up […]

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Marly Building Supply Store on Delancey is Now for Rent

Posted August 15, 2014 at 5:26 am

It’s one of a kind on Delancey, and now closure is imminent. The Marly 3 Building Supply outpost at the southwest corner of Eldridge Street is now an availability. A sole leasing sign currently holds court over the gargantuan multi-store space. Based in Brooklyn, the commercial standby is a utilitarian neighborhood hardware store and lumber […]

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Sleepy’s Closes Its Longtime Outpost in the Former Ratner’s on Delancey Street

Posted August 11, 2014 at 9:38 am

Well, this is rather unexpected. The Sleepy’s outpost at 138 Delancey Street closed its business operations over the weekend. Twin printouts taped to the front doors indicate as much, steering customers to the location at the Red Square strip mall on East Houston. We called and confirmed that the closure is indeed permanent. The so-called […]

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There Was an Anti-Gay Attack on Delancey Friday Night; Suspect Now in Custody

Posted August 5, 2014 at 5:51 am

Friday night, at around 10:40 pm, an anti-gay hate crime transpired at the corner of Essex and Delancey Streets, leaving one woman with a slashed face. According to the NYPD, the alleged 32-year-old perpetrator began shouting anti-gay slurs at another man near the busy intersection. A concerned woman, 29, heard the insults and reportedly attempted […]

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‘Dashane Santana Way’ Unveiled on Delancey Street 2 Years After Her Death

Posted August 4, 2014 at 6:03 am

Twelve-year-old Dashane Santana was run down by a van in the intersection of Clinton and Delancey in February 2012. Her tragic death was essentially the tipping point that spurred the DOT to finally address traffic safety concerns along this clogged corridor. For instance, increasing the crossing time in this crosswalk and expanding the sidewalk further […]

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Voices of the Lower East Side Talk of Its Struggle to Survive

Last modified July 25, 2014 at 1:44 pm

The Lower East Side has been considered one of the eleven most endangered historic places since 2008. Truth. According to the National Trust of Historic Preservation: Few places in America can boast such a rich tapestry of history, culture and architecture as New York’s Lower East Side.  However, this legendary neighborhood—the first home for waves of […]

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James Fuentes Gallery is Expanding Its Showroom on Delancey

Last modified July 23, 2014 at 10:01 am

The James Fuentes Gallery moved to 55 Delancey Street in the fall of 2010. It arrived an immigrant on the Lower East Side from the shores of St. James Place. Operating a subtle showroom the last four years, time has come for an expansion. It appears they’ve just annexed the adjancent space, previously home to […]

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