Delancey Street

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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Delancey Street Tenement Cleared Ahead of 8-Story Payload

Posted November 5, 2020 at 5:04 am

There’s a new commercial development underway on Delancey Street, and progress is now visible. Permits previously filed with Department of Buildings for 108 Delancey had revealed a partial demolition and four-story addition slated to top the stout tenement building. In reality, the job was more or less a full demolition and redevelopment from the ground […]

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Delancey Subway Station Loses its Newsstand

Posted November 4, 2020 at 5:04 am

With ridership at historically low levels on the subway, the station mini-marts that feed off such traffic are likewise suffering. The MTA told The City publication this fall that 35 of the 215 subterranean retail spaces in the subway — more than 16% of all storefronts in the system — have gone out of business since […]

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‘Daily Paper’ Drops on Delancey Street, then Boards Up

Posted November 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

A long-vacant retail shop at the northwest corner of Chrystie and Delancey Streets is transformed in the name of international fashion. The onetime restaurant supply store at 18 Delancey had been under the knife for over a year and is now completely unrecognizable. Built up into a two-story monument to consumerism – the stateside Flagship […]

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Drunk Driver Struck Man on Moped at Bowery and Delancey

Posted October 23, 2020 at 5:18 am

A man is in critical condition after an SUV, operated by a driver police believe was intoxicated, struck his moped at Bowery and Delancey Street early Wednesday morning. Police said the Toyota RAV4 turned onto Delancey from the Bowery at around 2:00am, where it struck the 38-year-old on the moped. Paramedics rushed the victim to […]

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Pandemic Pitch: Essex Crossing Tries to Lease its Office Space

Last modified October 22, 2020 at 9:38 am

One of the crown jewels of the Essex Crossing mega project – namely, 350,000 square-feet of Class A commercial space – is also an Achilles Heel of sorts. And now, a first look. The Commercial Observer spilled ink this week on the challenges of renting this office space during pandemic times, even referring to the […]

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