Delancey Street

Grey Lady Scrubs its Windows of Graffiti

Posted March 12, 2021 at 5:01 am

Much like its neighbor at the corner of Orchard Street, Grey Lady this week also erased the graffiti on its glass facade. The dusty windows and empty flower boxes have been a frequent target for taggers ever since the restaurant temporarily closed back in December (second indoor dining ban). Owner Ryan Chadwick scrubbed the bubble […]

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Forever Stalled Delancey Street Condo Tower is Finally Rising

Posted March 4, 2021 at 5:04 am

Stop the press – there is actual real world progress to report on a long-stalled development at the east end of Delancey Street. The 12-story “boutique condo” at the corner of Delancey and Pitt Streets has seen some serious progress in recent months, after spending most of its life cycle as a stalled steel skeleton. […]

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‘Best Wingers’ has Flown the Coop on Delancey Street

Posted March 2, 2021 at 5:10 am

Best Wingers has flown the coop. The Lower East Side chicken joint, an offshoot of the decades-old Murray Hill restaurant, recently closed its Delancey Street location. A large lease sign currently hangs in the windows. Sum told, Best Wingers spent nigh on three years here at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge. It had signed […]

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Cuomo Says You Can Finally See Movies Again in the City Starting Next Week

Posted February 23, 2021 at 5:09 am

Governor Cuomo yesterday announced that movie theaters across the Five Boroughs can return from their nearly-year-long stint on the pandemic sidelines. Albeit with limited capacity. Starting one week from Friday (March 5), theaters can finally reopen their auditoriums, yet operate at 25-percent of maximum capacity, capped 50 people per screening. Masks and assigned seating for […]

‘90-Degree by Reflex’ Opening Yoga Store on Delancey Street

Posted February 4, 2021 at 5:05 am

Wellness remains the name of the game on the eastern end of Delancey Street by the Williamsburg Bridge. The former Inokim electric scooter store, which until recently was a wall of mask vending machines, is now a yoga apparel store. It’s called 90-Degree by Reflex and peddles a variety of leggings, shirts, tank tops, bras, […]

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Children’s Place on Delancey Folds for Good After 2 Decades

Posted February 2, 2021 at 5:03 am

The Lower East Side outpost of The Children’s Place closed down last month. Signage in the windows advertised a fire sale on goods, alongside messaging that January 2021 was the final month in business. While coronavirus may have exacerbated matters for the bottom line, this Children’s Place location hit the market pre-pandemic. Exactly one year […]

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Man Opens Fire After Argument at Holiday Inn on Delancey Street

Posted January 28, 2021 at 5:00 am

A man fired a gun into the lobby of the Holiday Inn on Delancey Street early yesterday morning, police said. The armed suspect was reportedly arguing with an employee about a room at 12:30am. Unhappy, the man exited onto Suffolk Street, pulled a gun, then fired it into the lobby. No one was hit. The […]

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The MTA’s Embarrassing ‘Dealncey’ Spelling Error

Posted January 7, 2021 at 5:07 am

This is a Queens-bound M train, the next stop is learning how to spell. An eagle-eyed observer riding the M train this week noticed that the Delancey Street/Essex Street station was completely misspelled. The embarrassing error – scrolling the onboard announcement display – read as “Dealncey.” How does this slip through? Misspellings of Delancey are […]

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Delancey Burger King ‘Assures You We’re Open’

Posted December 16, 2020 at 5:04 am

To look upon the disheveled Burger King on Delancey Street would be an exercise in not judging a book by its cover. Or, in this case, a storefront. The exterior is so enveloped in graffiti and plywood boards, you might think it a war zone. Or that it’s gone forever. Though, not so. Nor is […]

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Former Delancey Street Sneaker Store Becomes PPE Dispensary

Posted December 15, 2020 at 5:07 am

The narrative at 162 Delancey Street just shifted from foot to face coverings. Eleven-year-old sneaker store, Get Set, permanently closed shop earlier this year, leaving a void only now filled. The appearance of a banner straddling the marquee announces the latest business – a brick-and-mortar dispensary dedicated solely to selling Personal Protective Equipment. Which is […]

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