Delancey Street

‘The Villager’ Website is Disappearing, Now Completely Merged with amNY

Posted January 30, 2020 at 5:06 am

The Villager has been reduced to a subsection of a commuter paper. As reported, parent company Schneps Media purchased amNY back in September, which shook up the newsroom at The Villager. Fallout from the reorganization included the departure of longtime editor-in-chief, Lincoln Anderson (who later started The Village Sun publication). “[Schneps] saw overlaps between amNY […]

Mount Sinai Opening Group Clinic on Delancey Street

Posted January 28, 2020 at 5:00 am

There hasn’t been a steady tenant at 104 Delancey Street since the Chase Bank closed and consolidated with the branch across the street in 2012. Instead, eight years of pop-up players persisted, from Gagosian (2012) and Hanksy (2014) to Spirit Halloween (2015), All Leather, and Chabad LES. Now, landlord Samy Mahfar is switching it up completely. […]

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Onlookers Rush to Lift SUV from Atop Pedestrian on Delancey Street [VIDEO]

Last modified January 27, 2020 at 9:40 am

Did you happen to see this clip from yesterday evening? An SUV driver purportedly hit a pedestrian on the doorstep of Essex Crossing, in the intersection of Delancey and Norfolk Street. Seeing the accident unfold, several pedestrians rush to the vehicle in order to literally lift it from atop the victim. Apparently her ankle was […]

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The Delancey Street ‘Rainbow’ is No More

Posted January 22, 2020 at 5:05 am

Discount retailer, Rainbow, is no longer part of the Lower East Side landscape. The longtime store at 110 Delancey Street is now closed up for good. Employees told us back in October that the lease expired, and wasn’t renewed. This particular store had been at 110 Delancey for well over a decade. At one point […]

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HSBC Bank is Headed to the Corner Delancey and Ludlow Streets

Last modified March 10, 2020 at 12:23 pm

Here is the real reason why the Claw Money boutique is no longer at Delancey and Ludlow Streets. Blame the bank. Teaser signage in the window of 101 Delancey indicates that HSBC is opening a new branch here at the southeast corner. Further homogenizing this stretch of the Lower East Side. Indeed, by last count […]

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This Blight is Possible for the Corner of Attorney and Delancey Streets

Posted January 7, 2020 at 5:00 am

The low-rise, northwest corner of Attorney and Delancey Streets is ready for the big time. Years of pop-ups and short-lived businesses finally culminates this year with its listing on the open market. Indeed, with Essex Crossing now operational and exerting upward real estate pressure, the two vacant buildings at 176-178 Delancey are the next dominoes […]

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Delancey/Essex Subway Station will Get Elevator Access

Posted December 20, 2019 at 5:03 am

Sometime in the next four years, the MTA will finally introduce ADA accessibility to the Lower East Side. Well, to the most trafficked station – the Delancey/Essex stop. The IND station, where the FMJZ lines all intersect, will become ADA-compliant and receive an elevator as part of the $5.5 billion 2020-2024 capital plan. It’s one […]

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Report: Apple Hunts for Office Space at Essex Crossing

Posted December 19, 2019 at 5:01 am

Apple might land on the Lower East Side. Based in Cupertino, California, Apple only maintains a small real estate presence in the city, primarily limited to its popular retail stores. However, the press is buzzing about if/when the corporate giant will plant larger roots here. Rather notable is a piece in Bloomberg yesterday noting that […]

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Claw Money Closes Delancey Street Boutique

Posted December 11, 2019 at 5:07 am

Street artist Claw Money recently closed down her Delancey Street store. Now encased in plywood shed, the space is undergoing renovation. And joins the litter of other commercial vacancies at 101 Delancey. Indeed, the handful of divided storefronts comprising 101 Delancey went under the knife nearly a decade ago, and largely remained dormant. Except for […]

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Last Low-Rise Retail Strip on Delancey Street Nets $14M

Posted November 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

The last low-rise strip of retail on the Delancey Street corridor just changed hands for the handsome sum of $14 million. For more than four years, the single-story row of retail at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge on had been pitched as a prime development opportunity. Until this past September when we caught wind […]

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