146 Delancey Street
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 […]
Posted March 23, 2020 at 5:05 am
It was a whopper of an accident on Delancey Street Friday evening. Shortly before 9:45pm, a driver headed westbound off the Williamsburg Bridge slammed into the facade of Burger King. An eyewitness tells us that pedestrians on the sidewalk were nearly flattened as the SUV careened into the store. Airbags purportedly deployed, and the woman […]
Posted May 14, 2014 at 10:03 am
That fresh coat of blue paint on the Suffolk Street facade of the grungy Burger King is actually primer. Primer for the new mural currently planned for the wall. New York City-based painter and stencil artist Logan Hicks is behind this forthcoming artwork, which serves as an extension to his recent exhibit at PMM Art Projects […]
Last modified July 27, 2010 at 11:22 am
Thanks to all the folks who participated in week 3 of the History Hunt. The correct answer is 142-146 Delancey, the former home of Loews Delancey. Congratulations to Thomas V. Armstrong for winning a copy of The Snakehead by Patrick Radden Keefe.
Last modified March 12, 2012 at 6:53 pm
Today is the official launch of the Tenement Museum’s photo archives. Their collection includes over 1,300 images culled from the last century, and is an extremely useful resource. Be sure to poke around the database, and take a little stroll down memory lane.
Posted February 23, 2010 at 6:33 am
Our East Village compatriot EV Grieve sent along this photo from the official records of nyc.gov. It depicts a street scene outside 146 Delancey in 1908, and is accompanied by the following caption: A barefoot young boy on the sidewalk near 146 Delancey Street, Manhattan, watches laborers dig in the street. The view shows storefronts […]