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NYU Langone Seeks State Approval for $32.9M Essex Crossing Outpatient Facility

Posted March 23, 2017 at 5:13 am

More health care services are on the way to the Lower East Side. A year after the deal first made headlines, NYU Langone now seeks approval from the state Department of Health to construct its $32.9 million facility inside Essex Crossing. The new program – identified as an outpatient ambulatory surgery center – will consume […]

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Moscot’s Former Delancey Street HQ is Now in Ruins Ahead of 12-Story Redevelopment

Posted March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

The eighty-three-year-old building that housed Moscot for nearly as long (i.e. 75 years) is now obliterated. A wrecking crew tasked with erasing this history has been busy onsite the last month or so. As of yesterday afternoon, most of the structure is gone, including the frame. What remains are the bones and debris; a ghost […]

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Procell Vintage Expands into Adjacent Delancey Car Service Space

Posted March 10, 2017 at 5:09 am

Since 2009, the scruffy storefront at 7 Delancey Street has continuously hosted a local car service. Beginning when the Allen Car Service relocated from around the corner (137 Allen). Then, a couple years later, it became Ajay Car-Limo. And, now it’s altogether gone, replaced by the guy next door. Vintage purveyor Brian Procell recently took […]

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Aspiring LES Rapper Who Shoved Reporter During Live Broadcast is Arrested

Last modified March 7, 2017 at 9:35 am

Keyjonta Foster, the aspiring local rapper who shoved ABC-7 reporter CeFaan Kim during a live broadcast Friday night, has been arrested. The perp turned himself in. The 23-year-old sought publicity for his sophomoric music by wearing a hockey mask and interrupting a report on the attempted rape that happened on Norfolk Street. The situation spiraled, […]

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Masked Man Who Attacked Reporter During Live Broadcast Identified as Aspiring LES Rapper Seeking Publicity

Posted March 6, 2017 at 5:11 am

It wasn’t Friday the 13th, but the 3rd. A man wearing a hockey goalie mask attacked WABC-7 reporter CeFaan Kim during a live broadcast at the corner of Delancey and Norfolk Streets. Kim was there reporting on the attempted rape that happened early Friday morning outside 139 Norfolk Street. Toward the end of the story, […]

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Thug in Hockey Mask Attacks Reporter on Live TV at Norfolk and Delancey [Video]

Last modified March 4, 2017 at 3:53 pm

What is going on around here? There seems to be an uptick in violence on the Lower East Side of late, no? The latest: a thug sporting a hockey mask attacked an ABC-7 reporter on live television. CeFaan Kim was filing a report about the attempted rape that happened up the block on Norfolk Street earlier […]

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Cocoron Soba Soft Opens its Newest Delancey Street Outpost Today

Posted February 21, 2017 at 5:02 am

The Cocoron-Goemon local empire increases by one today. Its newest noodle nook debuts this afternoon at 16 Delancey Street, a former restaurant supply shop. Ownership reached out to confirm that the so-called “Cocoron 16” is currently in soft launch mode. “It’s kind of soft open that means we offer 20 seats for the start,” ownership told […]

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Laces Out: Payless is Closing Delancey Street Store After 6 Years

Posted February 21, 2017 at 5:00 am

Payless ShoeSource is a goner. The six-year-old store at 130 Delancey Street – inside the big-box base of the Blue condo – is closing in short order. Discount signs in the windows announce the closure and requisite sale, employing the tagline, “closing here but open near.” (The nearest location is 34th Street.) Payless has apparently […]

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Cocoron-Goemon Team Ready to Open 4th Location on Delancey/Kenmare Corridor

Posted February 16, 2017 at 5:06 am

It’s been more than six years since Cocoron introduced its first soba shop on Delancey Street. The cramped restaurant gained instant popularity and now counts three locations to its name including Goemon Curry. Now the mini-chain is ready for its newest outpost, adding “Noodle with Nutrition” to the block. As previously reported, a third Cocoron […]

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The ‘Gateway’ of Essex Crossing is Now Above Street Level in a Big Way [PHOTOS]

Posted February 15, 2017 at 5:11 am

SPURA Site 2 is home to the marquee property in the Essex Crossing stable, and is now above street level. Those halcyon days in the pit are done. The steel superstructure of the 24-story “Gateway” is being assembled Erector Set style, sitting roughly four stories, and gaining height and mass each day. Concrete core – […]

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