Delancey Street

Paint ‘N Pour Scouts Delancey Street for New Studio

Posted May 31, 2019 at 5:00 am

The paint-and-drink concept initially planned for the Fat Baby space is now gunning for a different spot on Delancey Street. Paint ‘N Pour, one of many companies that lure customers by pairing paint classes with drinking, is currently headquartered in Harlem. Its owner, Tinesha Sharpe, previously met defeat at the hand of Community Board 3 […]

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With LES Gentrification at Critical Mass, the Time is Now to Pass Universal Rent Control [OP-ED]

Posted May 17, 2019 at 5:05 am

Bob Angles, a resident living in one of the affordable units of Essex Crossing, penned the following editorial. Secondary displacement, better known as gentrification, has been creeping up and down our streets for the past decade. Yet, with the arrival of thousands of new, unregulated apartments between the Extell tower (i.e. One Manhattan Square) and […]

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On 10th Anniversary of its Conception, $83M Lowline Still Years Away

Posted April 9, 2019 at 5:04 am

The Lowline subterranean park concept this year celebrates a decade on the boards. A decade of proposals, blueprints, and bureaucratic red tape. Any news of its progress since the 2016 Lowline Lab concept on Essex Street has been silent, to say the least. Lost in a sea of completing local headlines about Essex Crossing. The […]

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14-Screen Regal Cinemas Now Open at Essex Crossing

Posted April 8, 2019 at 5:08 am

For the first time in a long time – at least two decades – there is again a multiplex on the Lower East Side. Regal Cinemas at Essex Crossing just opened to the public over the weekend. The announcement was rather casual. Just a brief press release at 5:30pm last Friday evening. The fourteen-screen theater […]

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Luther Gulick Playground Rehabilitation Officially Breaks Ground

Posted March 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

For Luther Gulick Playground, the unimaginable is now happening. Rehabilitation is nigh. What was to begin last fall, officially kickstarted yesterday with the obligatory groundbreaking ceremony. The usual train of Parks Department officials and politicians were in attendance – Margaret Chin, Rosie Mendez, and representatives from the offices of Nydia Velazquez, Scott Stringer, and Brian […]

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GEM Super Value Store on Delancey Street Hits Market for $25K per Month

Posted March 26, 2019 at 5:00 am

The GEM Super Value Store might not be long for the Lower East Side. Real estate listings are currently circulating online, pitching the 3,000 square-foot space as “brand new” and “perfect for all general retail uses.” Which is to say, the dollar store is henceforth operating on borrowed time. The space won’t come cheap, either, […]

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Man Hit in the Head with Baseball Bat, Robbed on Broome Street

Last modified March 21, 2019 at 7:58 am

Some crime to report on the new doorstep of Essex Crossing. A man on the eastern fringe of Broome Street was clocked in the head with a baseball bat, and then robbed of his computer, police said. The victim was apparently on his way to a date Monday afternoon when he was struck on the […]

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Subway Spider-Man Seduces Straphangers [VIDEO]

Posted March 12, 2019 at 5:02 am

This amazing Spider-Man saved the subway not long ago, dancing in tights for noontime straphangers in the depths of the Delancey Street station. Music was pumping, the subway platform his stage. So beloved was the performance that the token collection bucket brimmed with cash. Meanwhile, Rickshaw Spidey was nowhere to be found.

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Sushisamba Vet Opening ‘Douzo’ Sushi Spot on Delancey Street

Posted March 4, 2019 at 5:09 am

From java to Japanese, such is the storyline at 65 Delancey Street. It is here, in the former home of the Berkli Parc Cafe that the owner of Lucky Cat, and onetime SushiSamba chef, is angling to open a new sushi spot called Douzo. According to the questionnaire sent to Community Board 3 for liquor […]

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More Than Halfway to the Top, Essex Crossing Site 4 Gets Glassy

Posted February 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

Development under Phase II of Essex Crossing is firing on all cylinders. Each of the new buildings currently rising is in a varying stage of ascent. Over at Site 4, the intimidating superstructure is more than halfway to the top. And the glare-friendly, glass skin is making its way up the facade. As previously stated, […]

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