95 Delancey Street

Are Days Numbered for The DL Nightclub on Delancey Street?

Last modified October 6, 2017 at 10:19 am

Looks like The DL – that five-year-old scourge of the Lower East Side – might be on some shaky ground. And on the defensive. Its liquor license is in a state of purgatory, having (technically) expired on September 30. Pending charges against the owners have temporarily blocked the renewal efforts. The club remains operational, though, […]

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Of Course The DL Would Host the Milo Yiannopoulos Book Party (with ‘Jihadi Strippers’ and CNN Bashing)

Last modified July 10, 2017 at 3:55 pm

Of course The DL would host a book party for Milo Yiannopoulos, the extreme right-wing iconoclast. Remember that this is the guy who resigned his post at Breitbart after seemingly defending pedophilia in a year-old interview that resurfaced. The over-the-top event last Thursday night celebrated his bestseller, Dangerous, but was essentially a Plan B. Indeed, […]

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Cops Raid The DL in Coordinated Multi-Agency ‘MARCH’ Sting, Cite 36 Violations

Last modified May 1, 2017 at 8:24 am

For The DL, the beginning of the end could be nigh. There was a major multi-agency sting against the rowdy, problematic nightclub Friday evening. The raid came as response to neighborhood outcry over recent violence at The DL. But specifically the block-long brawl that went down during an all-day brunch event hosted by problematic promoter KevBDU […]

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Sunday Night’s Boozy Brawl at The DL was the 2nd Since February

Posted April 26, 2017 at 5:03 am

It was a boozy brunch that ended in a brawl twelve hours later. And now the fallout. Sunday evening, shortly after 11pm, a crowd outside The DL turned violent. Surveillance footage released by the 7th Precinct shows that the altercation escalated when two women began hitting each other, one of whom was violently pushed to […]

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Another Brawl outside The DL Engulfed Ludlow Street Last Night [VIDEO]

Last modified April 24, 2017 at 5:37 pm

It’s painfully clear that The DL, reigning supreme as one of the Lower East Side’s worst nightlife offenders, still cannot control its crowds. Another brawl erupted last night shortly after 11pm, during one of its Sunday night events. If you’re keeping score, this incident transpired exactly one year after another such fight spilled from the establishment and […]

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DOB Allows Return of The DL and GreenStar Foods at 95 Delancey After Partial Collapse

Posted July 8, 2016 at 5:00 am

Your reprieve from The DL is finished; the problematic nightclub is no longer dark. Back in business after two days of forced hiatus at the corner of Ludlow and Delancey Streets. Tuesday morning, a chunk of exterior dislodged from 95 Delancey and tumbled to the sidewalk below. Fire Department was reportedly summoned, and the area […]

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Partial Building Collapse at 95 Delancey Results in Vacate Order for DL and Other Businesses

Posted July 5, 2016 at 9:08 am

Earlier this morning, concrete from the exterior of 95 Delancey Street tumbled onto the sidewalk. Awnings from Lumber Liquidators and the Green Star Foods bodega were casualties. Crime scene tape conrdons off the area. However, police on the scene noted that no one was hurt. The incident resulted in a vacate order for all businesses […]

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Neighbors Contend The DL Operates Illegally by Hosting Lucky Cheng’s; Backlash Against Proposed Sidewalk Cafe

Posted March 16, 2015 at 5:14 am

Lucky Cheng’s became a refugee after its brief Times Square stint fizzled. The DL came to the rescue last year and installed the cabaret – most popular for bachelorette parties – on the second floor of the club complex. It even commands its own entrance around the corner at 93 Ludlow, and will likely remain […]

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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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Why The DL is Playing Loud Techno Music at 7:30am

Last modified June 18, 2014 at 8:37 am

Summer means nightlife noise, and the usual suspects are guilty. We’re starting to field some concerned correspondence from neighbors about The DL, the bridge-and-tunnel establishment that remains the scourge of Ludlow and Delancey. One reader living across the street noticed that the DL was in operation early yesterday morning (7:30am), and blasting techno music. We’re […]

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