Delancey Street

OTB Ghost Signage Above Delancey is Whitewashed

Posted June 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

For the first time in decades, the two-toned OTB signage is gone from the Delancey Street landscape. The former advertisement was whitewashed earlier this week. Or, rather, beige-ified. Off Track Betting previously operated one of its storefront parlors at 101 Delancey Street. Since its demise in December 2010 – along with the entire gambling operation […]

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Grand Street’s Pickle Guys and Doughnut Plant Join Market Line Roster

Posted May 31, 2018 at 5:12 am

Two Lower East Side retail stalwarts are the latest in the litany of vendors getting in on the Market Line action. That’s right, both Grand Street residents, The Pickle Guys and Doughnut Plant are the most recent treat peddlers expanding operations into what’s being touted as “New York’s largest marketplace.” They’ll join Castania Nuts and […]

Contra/Wildair Team to Join the ‘Market Line’ Roster at Essex Crossing

Last modified May 24, 2018 at 10:35 am

That Hell Square liquor store from the Contra/Wildair guys is dead in the water. But it appears they might be headed to Essex Crossing. In August 2017, we broke news that principals Fabian Von Hause and Jeremiah Stone were planning a “wine-focused” liquor store that would include Wildair beverage director Jorge Riera at the helm. […]

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Murray Hill’s ‘Best Wingers’ Opens on Delancey Street

Posted May 23, 2018 at 5:07 am

A taste of Murray Hill is now available in the shadows of the Williamsburg Bridge. Best Wingers, the twenty-three-year-old Murray Hill institution, just opened a Lower East Side outpost on Delancey Street. Launch follows after some six months of store build-out. Best Wingers had signed a ten-year lease on 174 Delancey last October, having taken […]

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Petee’s Pie Expands with New Clinton Hill Cafe

Posted May 10, 2018 at 5:05 am

Petee’s Pie is no longer a Lower East Side exclusive. The beloved, butter-smelling pie shop – headquartered at 61 Delancey Street – just expanded with an enormous second location. The new outpost opened earlier this week at 505 Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill, and is somewhat of a departure from the OG. Rather than another […]

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Casey Neistat Gets Bike Ticket on Delancey Street and Makes a Video About it

Posted May 7, 2018 at 5:09 am

It’s a favorite perch for police looking to score quick hits – the traffic choke-point of the Williamsburg Bridge bike path on Delancey Street. A narrow passageway that is a one-way on-ramp to the East River span. Viral video star Casey Neistat was apparently caught in the net over the weekend (as were many others) after […]

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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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