Delancey Street

The Tower at MOSCOT’s Old Orchard Street HQ is Now Above Ground

Posted December 6, 2018 at 5:08 am

Six years after MOSCOT moved across the street, the multimillion-dollar cause of its ousting is slowly ascending. We’re talking, of course, about the twelve-story tower currently under construction at the northeast corner of Orchard and Delancey Streets. Foundation and underpinning work recently wrapped, and the superstructure skeleton is now poking above the plywood. Sitting at […]

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SantaCon is Coming to Town (on Saturday)

Posted December 5, 2018 at 5:05 am

Mark your calendars – Saturday is the day to hunker down and maybe not hit your favorite local hangout. SantaCon is coming to town. While the Lower East Side has been excluded from the official route in recent years, there remains plenty of spillover. (Exact start location is a secret until day of.) It begins […]

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14-Screen Regal Movie Theater at Essex Crossing Opens Early Next Year, and is Now Hiring

Last modified December 12, 2018 at 11:19 pm

You may have forgotten, but the Lower East Side is getting a multiplex. A first. Regal Cinemas is poised to open the fourteen-screen theater at Site 2 of Essex Crossing (aka The Essex). Sooner than you might think. A spokesperson for the mega-project recently confirmed in an email that Regal will officially cut the ribbon […]

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‘AHRC New York City’ Nonprofit Moves to the Lower East Side

Posted December 3, 2018 at 5:04 am

Two years after the Comprehensive Kids Development School vacated the commercial base of Blue condo, its former upstairs digs is now home to a social services agency. AHRC New York City, an organization that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, inked a 15-year lease at 130 Delancey Street. The deal came about due to […]

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Temporary Bus Lanes Painted Along Delancey Street Ahead of L-Train Shutdown

Posted November 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

The city is busy unveiling new bus lanes along Delancey Street this week. First stop, the intersection of Orchard Street. Yesterday afternoon, a Department of Transportation crew dressed in moon suits began painting the familiar maroon striping onto the pavement between Ludlow and Orchard Streets. The temporary bus lanes will accommodate “inter-borough Select Bus Service” […]

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The Market Line at Essex Crossing Gets a Sake Bar

Posted November 21, 2018 at 5:02 am

Last week, two more vendors were strategically leaked from Essex Crossing developer consortium Delancey Street Associates, and join the plethora of inhabitants at the elephantine Market Line. S.E.A. Market is slated to be the first retail location from Kevin and Ina Liang, offering imported goods from Southeast Asia, while Gouie New York will be slinging […]

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City Inaugurates 2-Way Delancey Street Bike Lane this Morning

Posted November 15, 2018 at 5:09 am

The city will roll out the green carpet this morning. Implemented last month, the nascent two-way protected bike lane along the south side of Delancey Street is finally ready for its official inauguration. The Department of Transportation is holding a press conference this morning on the Lower East Side to celebrate this “safer route for bicycle […]

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Delancey Street Begins Preparations for L-Train Shutdown

Posted November 6, 2018 at 5:04 am

Last week,the city announced the official start date for the apocalyptic L-Train Shutdown. Mark those calendars – April 27, 2019. It’s gonna be (at least) a fifteen-month project to repair the Canarsie Tunnel flooded during Hurricane Sandy. Keep in mind that Delancey Street is already a clusterfuck in anticipation of the work. The city began […]

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Another Coffee Shop ‘Rises’ on Delancey Street

Posted November 2, 2018 at 5:05 am

Delancey Street just welcomed another coffee counter. RISE Brewing Company opened its flagship java joint this week in the space formerly occupied by Goa Taco (next to Grey Lady). The business has been operating a coffee stand in one form or another on the Lower East Side for the last couple years. First on Stanton Street, then […]

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The 2-Way Delancey Street Bike Lane is on a Roll

Posted October 31, 2018 at 5:00 am

More than a year after its unveiling, the Delancey Street bike lane is a reality. One lane of outbound traffic was recently eliminated with jersey barriers protecting the new two-way route for cyclists. In addition, the city installed a protected bike box in the intersection of Allen and Delancey to further facilitate safe bike movement. […]

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