Delancey Street

Delancey Street Tenement Cleared Ahead of 8-Story Payload

Posted November 5, 2020 at 5:04 am

There’s a new commercial development underway on Delancey Street, and progress is now visible. Permits previously filed with Department of Buildings for 108 Delancey had revealed a partial demolition and four-story addition slated to top the stout tenement building. In reality, the job was more or less a full demolition and redevelopment from the ground […]

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Delancey Subway Station Loses its Newsstand

Posted November 4, 2020 at 5:04 am

With ridership at historically low levels on the subway, the station mini-marts that feed off such traffic are likewise suffering. The MTA told The City publication this fall that 35 of the 215 subterranean retail spaces in the subway — more than 16% of all storefronts in the system — have gone out of business since […]

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‘Daily Paper’ Drops on Delancey Street, then Boards Up

Posted November 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

A long-vacant retail shop at the northwest corner of Chrystie and Delancey Streets is transformed in the name of international fashion. The onetime restaurant supply store at 18 Delancey had been under the knife for over a year and is now completely unrecognizable. Built up into a two-story monument to consumerism – the stateside Flagship […]

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Drunk Driver Struck Man on Moped at Bowery and Delancey

Posted October 23, 2020 at 5:18 am

A man is in critical condition after an SUV, operated by a driver police believe was intoxicated, struck his moped at Bowery and Delancey Street early Wednesday morning. Police said the Toyota RAV4 turned onto Delancey from the Bowery at around 2:00am, where it struck the 38-year-old on the moped. Paramedics rushed the victim to […]

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Pandemic Pitch: Essex Crossing Tries to Lease its Office Space

Last modified October 22, 2020 at 9:38 am

One of the crown jewels of the Essex Crossing mega project – namely, 350,000 square-feet of Class A commercial space – is also an Achilles Heel of sorts. And now, a first look. The Commercial Observer spilled ink this week on the challenges of renting this office space during pandemic times, even referring to the […]

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‘Sour Mouse’ Basement Game Hall Debuts Tomorrow on Delancey Street

Posted October 2, 2020 at 5:06 am

Starting tomorrow, the Lower East Side will boast a new game hall. Plenty of ping pong without the schlep to Fat Cat or SpiN. Six months delayed due to the coronavirus lockdown, Sour Mouse hosts its grand opening on Delancey Street. Rather, under. The new basement hang is headquartered beneath 110 Delancey (former home of […]

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‘Sour Mouse’ Game Hall Launches on Delancey Street Next Week

Last modified September 21, 2020 at 4:09 pm

Six months delayed due to the coronavirus lockdown, a basement game hall is finally set to open on the Lower East Side. Headquartered beneath 110 Delancey Street (former home of discount retailer Rainbow), Sour Mouse relies on bar games with the hope of “revitalize community” in the neighborhood. To that end, the establishment boasts billiards, shuffleboard, […]

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Saturday Night of Unrest on Delancey Street as Cops and Protestors Clash

Posted July 27, 2020 at 5:04 am

Saturday was a day of unrest in downtown Manhattan, where protestors took to the streets in support of Black Lives Matter. One faction was a planned “No justice, no peace” protest ride; others marched in solidarity with Portland, where federal agents were sent last week to quell the spiraling violence. Pockets of protest groups were […]

Threatened East River Park Buildings Recognized for Architectural Distinction

Posted July 16, 2020 at 5:05 am

The following guest post was written by Deborah Wye, a member of the Lower East Side Preservation Initiative board of directors. Two East River Park Art Deco gems were recently deemed eligible for the State and National Registers of Historic Places by the New York State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). Both the Track House near […]

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Popeyes Chicken Returns to Delancey Street After 6-Year Hiatus

Posted July 13, 2020 at 5:04 am

It was more than six years ago that the long-running Popeyes franchise on Delancey Street went out of business. Now, a return is underway for the fast-food chicken restaurant. And directly across the street, at that. Evidence of its arrival, and opening, is mounting at 101 Delancey. Branded red awning is in place, and “Louisiana […]

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