Delancey Street

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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Traffic Cop Sentenced 12 Years for Fatal Williamsburg Bridge Crash Last Year

Posted February 1, 2018 at 5:12 am

The drunk off-duty traffic cop who crashed while speeding across the Williamsburg Bridge last year, killing his 21-year-old passenger, was sentenced to up to 12 years in state prison last week. It was March 2017 when the drunk driving Stefan Hoyte hit 111 mph while crossing the span, nearly four times the legal limit. He […]

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Dashane Santana Memorialized on Delancey Street 6 Years After Her Death

Posted January 30, 2018 at 5:03 am

Next month marks six years from the date 12-year-old Dashane Santana was struck and killed in the Delancey Street crosswalk at the intersection of Clinton. To honor her memory, family members created a makeshift memorial in the pedestrian plaza at the entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge. There are electric candles, photos, and letters to Dashane. […]

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Sprint is Opening a Mobile Store in the Base of Blue Condos on Delancey

Posted January 18, 2018 at 5:07 am

Sprint is making a comeback on Delancey Street. The mobile carrier is opening a new retail store in the nine-months-dormant cornershop at the base of the Blue condo building. It’s a homecoming of sorts for Sprint, which has been on and off the thoroughfare several times over the years. Most recently, a half-assed counter inside […]

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Inside the Spiffed-up Delancey Street McDonald’s, Back Open After 4 Months

Posted January 16, 2018 at 5:11 am

Delancey Street has its McDonald’s back after a four-month hiatus. For better or worse. The corner fast food joint returned to the fray yesterday afternoon, as expected. Corporate suits spent the day welcoming with a smile as customers queued to order from the fancy new kiosks by the entrance. Gone is the dank and dumpy […]

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New Golden Arches Return to Delancey Street Ahead of McDonald’s Reboot

Posted January 12, 2018 at 5:09 am

The Golden Arches are once again perched above Delancey Street. Check out the new look. The notorious McDonald’s here at the corner of Essex Street has been under renovations since September, and is ready for a reincarnation. The main question – can it shed the seedy reputation garnered over the last twenty years? When McDonald’s […]

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A Bouncer at The DL was Assaulted by Ejected Patron

Posted January 9, 2018 at 9:48 am

Down at The DL early Saturday morning, a bouncer guarding the door was assaulted by a patron, police said. The security guard escorted a drunk man from the premises (for reasons unknown) shortly after 1am and told him not to come back. This didn’t sit well, and the perp, described as a white man wearing […]

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Duane Reade on Delancey Street Took on Substantial Water

Posted January 9, 2018 at 5:12 am

The Duane Reade on Delancey Street took on major water this week. Down the stairs and into the basement level. Several industrial-sized fans are switched on high to dry the place out. Not to mention, an entire section of drywall paneling in the stairwell was removed. It’s unclear at the moment as to what caused […]

‘Digitally-Enhanced’ McDonald’s Returns to Delancey Street Next Week with 2 Floors and Self-Service Kiosks

Posted January 9, 2018 at 5:00 am

For the 20-year-old Delancey Street McDonald’s, the days of decrepit conditions are in the past. At least in the short run. The multinational fast food chain is a week from reintroducing the corner restaurant to the block. The corner eatery has been under renovations since the end of September, and will soon return with a […]

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