The DL

Report: Delilah Bar-Goer Accuses NYPD Surgeon of Rape

Last modified October 31, 2017 at 9:39 am

A woman this week accused an NYPD surgeon of raping her in his Brooklyn apartment Saturday night after the two met at Delilah on Rivington Street, police said. According to the report filed in the Daily News, the unnamed victim reportedly “fell ill” at the Lower East Side bar, and was offered a ride home […]

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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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Rumor: Hell Square Operator Paul Seres Seeks ‘Night Mayor’ Position

Posted September 25, 2017 at 5:08 am

Mayor de Blasio last Tuesday evening signed the bill into law that creates the controversial Office of Nightlife, a bureau charged with helping the city’s nightlife industry grow while managing various community concerns. “The office will be led — I’m not going to announce any names yet, there is a massive competition going in — […]

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Ludlow Street Development Site Next to ‘The DL’ Hits the Market for $18M

Posted August 7, 2017 at 5:03 am

It’s one of the last scruffy edges of Ludlow Street that often rivals the corner of Broome and Allen Streets as being the smelliest on the Lower East Side. And now the property in question is being positioned for sale as a “development opportunity.” 89-91 Ludlow Street just hit the market last week for a […]

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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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The St. Jerome’s Replacement, Delilah, Opens on Rivington Street this Week

Last modified November 15, 2016 at 11:23 am

Last week, we first reported that the former St. Jerome’s/Rivington F+B on Rivington Street had been replaced by an upscale cocktail den called Delilah. Its conversion was done under secrecy and behind a veil of plywood. Now comes word that the establishment will open at 155 Rivington Street later this week. The Post gnaws on […]

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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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