Delancey Street

Ruminating on the Summer Blackout of 2003 [PHOTOS]

Posted August 14, 2018 at 5:08 am

We originally ran a version of this story five years ago. Seemed fitting to revisit on the fifteenth anniversary of the Blackout… August 14, 2003 was a seasonably warm Thursday, and coincidentally, the conclusion of a fruitful downtown work experience. To everyone else, though, it was just another day at the office. So, when the […]

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One of the Most Dangerous Areas for Pedestrians is on the LES

Posted August 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

One of the most dangerous areas in Manhattan for pedestrians and cyclists is located in the borderlands of Little Italy and the Lower East Side, according to data mining website Localize. Street safety data was apparently evaluated at every New York City intersection between January 2013 and January 2018. “The analysis created an index that […]

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12-Story Delancey Tower Reanimates After Nearly a Decade of Delays

Posted August 8, 2018 at 5:00 am

One of the more notorious zombie developments on the Lower East Side – in the works for the better part of the last decade – recently reanimated. The half-built, through-block development of 210 Delancey Street (with frontage on Pitt) is now covered in a shroud of black netting. No doubt signaling resumption of construction activity. […]

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Pho Grand and Moon Man Join Market Line Roster

Posted August 2, 2018 at 5:09 am

More vendors have dribbled from the PR babble backing the Market Line. (The media advisories seem to announce the newest vendors in threes.) Yesterday, Essex Crossing developers Delancey Street Associates revealed the latest and greatest that will grace the booths of the new upscale baazar-like setting. Lower East Side Vietnamese staple Pho Grand, Moon Man’s first […]

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This Delancey Street Sidewalk is a Decade-Running Pedestrian Pitfall

Posted August 2, 2018 at 5:00 am

It’s one of the top pedestrian pitfalls on the Lower East Side. The pathway and sidewalk running along the northern edge of the Hua Mei Bird Garden in Sara D. Roosevelt Park is a complete disaster. Concrete slabs and pavers on this stretch have been deteriorating for over a decade, creating a trip-worthy obstacle course […]

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‘Doka Square’ Departs Delancey After 3 Years

Posted July 18, 2018 at 5:04 am

Doka Square, the ambitious pan-Asian restaurant at the southwest corner of Eldridge and Delancey Streets, is now kaput. Business concluded earlier this month after just barely three years on the block. The enormous, 5,000 square-foot space is now on the market, repped by Citi Habitats, according to onsite signage. It’s pitched as a whole for […]

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Bradley Theodore Paints Anthony Bourdain Tribute Mural on Delancey Street

Posted July 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

Prolific street artist Bradley Theodore last weekend painted a memorial to fallen celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. It’s on the facade of 104 Delancey Street, seemingly the first such tribute mural to the man on the Lower East Side. Theodore’s trademark is painting skeletal renditions of fashionable pop culture icons. So it’s touching to see a […]

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Six Vendors Seeking Booze for Market Line Presence

Posted July 9, 2018 at 5:05 am

There will be plenty of booze alongside bites at Essex Crossing next fall. Indeed, a torrent of liquor licenses is on the way for the Market Line. Just downstream from Hell Square.  On the Community Board 3 docket for tonight’s SLA subcommittee are applications for six separate beer-wine licenses. Each for a previously disclosed vendor joining […]

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NYU Langone’s Outpatient Center Opens at Essex Crossing

Posted July 6, 2018 at 5:04 am

Right on schedule, the phased opening of NYU Langone’s new outpatient outpost at Essex Crossing (171 Delancey) is well underway. Dubbed the Joan H. and Preston Robert Tisch Center, the three level, 55,000 square-foot facility is slowly rolling out its services to “one of New York City’s most vibrant neighborhoods.” It’s a welcomed arrival for some, […]

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Here is the Menu for ‘Cubmare’ at Market Line, the Latest from Contra/Wildair Crew

Posted July 5, 2018 at 5:00 am

Fresh off debuting Una Pizza Napoletana on Orchard Street, the two partners from Contra/Wildair are ready for the next venture. A space inside the 150,000 square-foot Market Line at Essex Crossing. As first reported here in May, Jeremiah Stone and Fabian Von Hause will impart Cubmare in the section of Market Line housed at the […]

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