Delancey Street

Layaway Larcenist Shoots Taser in Pawn Shop Robbery on Delancey Street

Posted February 1, 2019 at 5:00 am

A taser-wielding bandit made off with jewelry from a Lower East Side pawn shop Wednesday, police said. Shortly after 5:30pm Wednesday evening, three twenty-something women entered Robin Solid Gold at 132 Delancey Street. One reportedly began arguing with Robin about her jewelry on layaway, when she snatched it from his hands and bolted; her two […]

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Muralists Sought for Public Art at New Essex Street Market

Posted January 23, 2019 at 5:04 am

The Essex Street Market just announced an open call to artists for a mural at the forthcoming Essex Crossing headquarters. According to the press release, announced via Facebook, the canvas is above the entrance to the Market’s demonstration and teaching kitchen. The spot in question is visible from the public seating area, as well as […]

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More on ‘Gouie New York’ Sake Bar at the Market Line

Posted January 17, 2019 at 5:02 am

The team behind Itzakaya, Davelle, and Samurice is multiplying again on the Lower East Side. More specifically, joining the ever-swelling roster of the Market Line concourse at Essex Crossing. As previously reported, the entity is to be a Japanese sake bar called Gouie New York. And now we have some additional details, including sample menu […]

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Report: New Year’s Day Stabbing at Delancey Subway Station

Posted January 2, 2019 at 5:07 am

Police are after a group of perps wanted in connection with a stabbing inside the Delancey Street-Essex Street subway station on New Year’s Day. A man was reportedly stabbed in the back at 6am yesterday morning, when approached by a gang of about ten people, according to published reports. The assailants then fled the scene. […]

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Lower East Side Partnership Takes Space at Essex Crossing

Posted December 27, 2018 at 5:03 am

The Lower East Side Partnership, the area’s business improvement district, just joined the ranks of Essex Crossing tenants. The local organization recently signed a ten-year lease for 3,400 square-feet of space on the fourth floor of 175 Delancey Street (aka Site 6). Doing so is likely a play to extend the reach and boundaries of […]

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The Tower at MOSCOT’s Old Orchard Street HQ is Now Above Ground

Posted December 6, 2018 at 5:08 am

Six years after MOSCOT moved across the street, the multimillion-dollar cause of its ousting is slowly ascending. We’re talking, of course, about the twelve-story tower currently under construction at the northeast corner of Orchard and Delancey Streets. Foundation and underpinning work recently wrapped, and the superstructure skeleton is now poking above the plywood. Sitting at […]

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SantaCon is Coming to Town (on Saturday)

Posted December 5, 2018 at 5:05 am

Mark your calendars – Saturday is the day to hunker down and maybe not hit your favorite local hangout. SantaCon is coming to town. While the Lower East Side has been excluded from the official route in recent years, there remains plenty of spillover. (Exact start location is a secret until day of.) It begins […]

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14-Screen Regal Movie Theater at Essex Crossing Opens Early Next Year, and is Now Hiring

Last modified December 12, 2018 at 11:19 pm

You may have forgotten, but the Lower East Side is getting a multiplex. A first. Regal Cinemas is poised to open the fourteen-screen theater at Site 2 of Essex Crossing (aka The Essex). Sooner than you might think. A spokesperson for the mega-project recently confirmed in an email that Regal will officially cut the ribbon […]

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‘AHRC New York City’ Nonprofit Moves to the Lower East Side

Posted December 3, 2018 at 5:04 am

Two years after the Comprehensive Kids Development School vacated the commercial base of Blue condo, its former upstairs digs is now home to a social services agency. AHRC New York City, an organization that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, inked a 15-year lease at 130 Delancey Street. The deal came about due to […]

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Temporary Bus Lanes Painted Along Delancey Street Ahead of L-Train Shutdown

Posted November 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

The city is busy unveiling new bus lanes along Delancey Street this week. First stop, the intersection of Orchard Street. Yesterday afternoon, a Department of Transportation crew dressed in moon suits began painting the familiar maroon striping onto the pavement between Ludlow and Orchard Streets. The temporary bus lanes will accommodate “inter-borough Select Bus Service” […]

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