Delancey Street

Parks Department Installs Fence at Allen Mall Bathhouse in Response to Nadja Rose Madder

Posted September 23, 2021 at 5:02 am

The Parks Department is upping the ante on deterring a homeless artist from painting and gathering at the Allen Street Bathhouse. Earlier this week, the city began assembling an eight-foot chain-link enclosure to (partially) fence in the sidewalk plaza. It is on this spot that transgender artist Nadja Rose Madder has been transforming the brickwork […]

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Graffiti Sheathed Burger King on Delancey Street Looks Burned Out [Updated]

Last modified September 17, 2021 at 7:41 am

Don’t call it a BK bust just yet. The Burger King on Delancey Street continues its devolution, but we are assured it remains operational. Despite its looks. Enveloped in graffiti and plywood boards for the majority of the pandemic (owing thanks to a car that landed inside the restaurant) the fast food joint had nevertheless […]

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Bands Are Canceling Downtown Shows at Breakneck Pace

Last modified August 12, 2021 at 6:57 am

What follows is a dispatch from the downtown music scene with Everynight Charley Crespo, prolific Editor of The Manhattan Beat. Here is the latest entry. There are rising concerns in some corners of the music community about a full return to live shows. A few examples affecting downtown venues… Limp Bizkit was supposed to headline […]

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Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge Require Proof of Vaccine for Entry

Posted August 11, 2021 at 5:08 am

Live music is in full swing, but area clubs are taking extra precautions to curtail the spread of COVID-19. Esteemed venues Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge now require all patrons to be fully vaccinated before attending a concert. Gig goers will need to show proof of vaccination for the foreseeable future. Along with a photo […]

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‘Dragon Bing’ Lands at Market Line

Posted August 10, 2021 at 5:09 am

The dragon is now in its underground Lower East Side lair. Dragon Bing, that is. The new fast-casual enterprise is the latest stall to join the Market Line roster. Having opened at the end of July, Dragon Bing specializes in its namesake Bing snack, which is a crepe-like scallion pancake. The addition of Dragon Bing […]

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Laundromat Worker Stabbed in Dispute on Delancey Street

Posted July 28, 2021 at 5:07 am

One person was stabbed during a dispute inside a Lower East Side laundromat on Sunday afternoon. The suspect was reportedly doing laundry inside the Delancey Laundromat (near Chrystie) at around 2:30pm when the altercation happened. The two had words before the attacker knifed the 54-year-old employee in the right rib. The victim was taken to […]

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Just Go Get Married at Katz’s Deli

Posted July 28, 2021 at 5:05 am

Going to the … deli … and we’re going to get married… The Lower East Side’s iconic Katz’s Deli has joined forces with Williamsburg wedding chapel, Sweet Hearts, to give couples a chance to tie the knot inside the 133-year-old eatery. With a hefty side of pastrami, of course. The $2,500 wedding package includes an […]

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The Market Line Returns to Essex Crossing from Pandemic Sidelines Next Week

Posted July 16, 2021 at 5:08 am

Another sign that things are normalizing; the Market Line at Essex Crossing will soon be open and fully operational. Its return from the sixteen-month pandemic sidelines is slated for July 22. The subterranean food court occupies 150,000 square-feet beneath the three contiguous Essex Crossing developments on the south side of Delancey Street. There are over […]

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Jimmy Jazz Founder Joseph Khezrie Dies at 90

Posted June 23, 2021 at 5:03 am

The founder of Jimmy Jazz, the streetwear retailer born on Delancey Street, passed away earlier this month. Joseph Khezrie was 90-years-old. He died on June 4. The company posted a memorial on Instagram this past Sunday, which included a brief video. “Our founder, Joseph Khezrie, was a deeply loyal, respectful and hard-working man,” the post […]

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Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Intersection of Bowery and Delancey

Posted June 16, 2021 at 5:08 am

Crossing Delancey is a dangerous game. Early Tuesday morning, the driver of an SUV struck and killed a man crossing the thoroughfare by the Bowery. Apparently, the pedestrian had been crossing the street at 3:40am, when a westbound 2001 Nissan Pathfinder changed lanes before colliding with the victim. The driver – coincidentally, another 52-year-old man […]

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