Delancey Street

LinkNYC Kiosks to Display Real Time Bus Info

Posted April 6, 2018 at 5:12 am

Those annoying LinkNYC kiosks that have taken over the sidewalk may soon get slightly more useful. In a few weeks, the citywide eyesores will display bus timetables, up to one-third of a mile away. The countdowns will naturally be squeezed between advertisements and other public information that cycles through the screens. The commuting inclusion was spearheaded […]

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Regal Cinemas at Essex Crossing is Going for Full Liquor License

Posted April 2, 2018 at 5:14 am

The so-called “Gateway” tower of Essex Crossing – sheathed in shit brown cladding – is inching closer to completion. Standing at 26 stories, the mixed-use development at Site 1 carries with it a 14-screen Regal Cinemas on the first five floors. And now we learn that the multiplex wants to serve liquor. Application materials submitted […]

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These New Vendors will Join Essex Street Market 2.0 at Essex Crossing

Posted March 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Another slew of vendors has been announced for Essex Street Market 2.0. The New York City Economic Development Corporation, its overlord, has added three trendy purveyors to fill the stalls at 115 Delancey. Samesa, the Mediterranean joint run by chef-brothers Max and Eli Sussman; Josephine’s Feast!, the city-based jam and preserves maker; Saffron, the Brooklyn-based […]

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Outspoken Residents Battle Delancey Holiday Inn Over its Latest Nightlife Proposal

Posted March 12, 2018 at 5:04 am

Barely a year after controversial hotel operator Hank Freid deserted his rooftop nightspot at the Delancey Street Holiday Inn, another major proposal is now up for consideration. And, as before, neighbors within earshot are rising against. The Holiday Inn principals appear to have altogether abandoned a hangout for the rooftop in favor of a new […]

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Talking Music and Miscellany with We Were Promised Jetpacks [INTERVIEW]

Last modified March 7, 2018 at 9:12 am

We Were Promised Jetpacks is a band that packs a powerful punch, with three albums of noisy awesomeness under their collective belt, and a relentless touring schedule delivering their energy to the masses. The Edinburgh indie rockers have been together for just about fifteen years now, and have seen it all. A full US tour is […]

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Two Shows and Two Hundred Miles with Frightened Rabbit [REVIEW]

Posted March 2, 2018 at 10:35 am

The first time I listened to Frightened Rabbit was a sunny spring day in 2008, and I didn’t know what the hell I was listening to. I was in your typical “find related artists” black hole – this one started with Maximo Park and ended with “The Modern Leper.” Upon first impression, The Midnight Organ […]

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Police Searching for Trio Behind Knockout Slashing Attack on Delancey Street

Posted March 2, 2018 at 5:05 am

Three people are wanted for a gruesome knockout and slashing on Delancey Street Wednesday afternoon, police said. The 40-year-old victim had been standing outside the Lutowisker Synagogue near the corner of Delancey and Columbia Streets when approached by the three suspects. One of the attackers, seen in wanted posters wearing a blue jacket, approached from […]

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Homeless Man Found Dead this Weekend in Parked Van on Delancey Street

Posted February 20, 2018 at 5:08 am

A homeless man was found dead on Saturday afternoon in a parked van on eastern Delancey Street. Police sources tell us that the owner of the van had allowed the homeless man to sleep in the vehicle, which was parked at the southeast corner of Pitt and Delancey Streets. (Like in the movie With Honors.) […]

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Glossy New Rendering for Disheveled Delancey Street Development

Posted February 14, 2018 at 5:02 am

Nearly a decade later, we’re still talking about a zombie development that, until now, has yet to reanimate. However, with the sale of 208-210 Delancey Street two months ago, comes a new vision for a the long-stalled Delancey Bridge Tower. As the above rendering illustrates, the design is a complete 180 from the previous incarnation. […]

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CoCo Bubble Tea Closes Delancey Street Shop Due to ‘Infrastructure Issues’

Posted February 13, 2018 at 5:00 am

Less than two weeks ago, CoCo bubble tea suddenly shuttered the Delancey Street outpost. A printout in the window blames the closure on “infrastructure issues” likely related to the ongoing exterior renovation of the 156 Delancey retail strip. Even though the letter to patrons hints at a potential return – “we are working to get […]

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