Delancey Street

Goa Taco Departs LES; Delancey Locale will ‘Rise’ as Coffee Shop

Posted October 17, 2018 at 5:03 am

Goa Taco is no longer operational. Indeed, both the Lower East Side lunch spot and the Greenwich Village annex are both closed for good. The original location at 79 Delancey Street is now shuttered with brown paper in the windows. “We decided it makes more sense to close the Delancey Street location after Smorgasburg ended […]

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Woman Mugged at Gunpoint on Clinton Street

Posted October 5, 2018 at 5:00 am

Police are on the hunt for a suspect in connection with a gunpoint robbery at the northwest corner of Clinton and Delancey Streets early yesterday morning. Shortly after 1:00am, an unidentified female was approached by an Hispanic male, who allegedly assaulted then robbed her at gunpoint. The perp clocked the victim on the left side […]

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NYPD Special Ops Saves Would-Be Jumper from Williamsburg Bridge

Posted October 1, 2018 at 5:08 am

Late-morning yesterday, a distraught man scaled the suspension cable on the city-bound side of the Williamsburg Bridge. The would-be jumper was perched high above the East River, and saved by officers from the NYPD Special Ops unit. Literally talked down from the ledge after over an hour. According to police, detectives climbed up, shimmied across […]

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The Henry Street Settlement is the Latest Nonprofit to Join Essex Crossing

Posted September 27, 2018 at 5:04 am

More service-oriented outposts are headed to Essex Crossing. The Henry Street Settlement is the latest to set up shop, moving its Workforce Development Center from above the Delancey Street McDonald’s to the Frances Goldin Senior Apartments at Site 6 (a nod to the longtime Lower East Side housing advocate). If you’ll recall, this is the […]

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Outside the Tenement Museum, 14 Arrested Protesting Trump’s Immigration Policy

Posted September 25, 2018 at 5:05 am

The New York Immigrant Coalition organized a mass protest yesterday evening in response to President Trump’s immigration policies. Specifically, proposed changes (announced Saturday) to the so-called “Public Charge” rule, which could potentially restrict green cards for low-income immigrants. The well-attended action took place during rush hour at the corner of Orchard and Delancey Streets, (appropriately) […]

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The New Essex Market at Essex Crossing Pushed Back to November

Posted September 12, 2018 at 5:02 am

The new Essex Street Market is no longer opening this month as previously announced. Along the way, the timeline subtly changed to a nebulous “fall 2018.” Instead, a November launch is now on the books. The Economic Development Corp. – owner of the 78-year-old market – couldn’t be pinned down for an actual date, but […]

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The Village Voice is Killed Off for Good

Posted September 4, 2018 at 5:04 am

The Village is barely recognizable anymore and it just lost its Voice. As you’ve seen or likely heard, the Village Voice is gone after more than sixty years reporting the local beat. The news dropped Friday afternoon – in the true spirit of Labor Day – exactly one year after publication ceased on the print […]

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‘Ample Hills Creamery’ Announces Market Line Retail

Posted August 28, 2018 at 5:05 am

Late last week, Essex Crossing developers Delancey Street Associates dribbled out the latest vendor to sweeten up the Market Line. New York institution Ample Hills Creamery has signed up to sling scoops of their local ice cream at the billion-dollar mega-development, set to debut later this year. “Dedicated to storytelling through their creative flavors, homemade […]

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Luther Gulick Playground is at Least Another 2 Years from Rehabilitation

Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:02 am

Anyone waiting for a speedy reconstruction of Luther Gulick Playground on Delancey Street will need to wait longer. Much longer. While the larger project languishes – the undertaking is a decade in the offing – one component of the multimillion-dollar makeover is currently underway. The brand new comfort station (aka public toilets). Groundbreak was more […]

‘Taco Mix’ LES Location Revealed on Delancey Street

Last modified August 21, 2018 at 10:50 am

An acclaimed Spanish Harlem taqueria is head south to the Lower East Side. Taco Mix, founded on East 116th Street in 1991, is known for its al pastor tacos, and considered by many as one of the city’s best. Its chosen downtown shop is to be headquartered at 156 Delancey Street, part of the one-story strip […]

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