95 Delancey Street

Purported Corruption Links Sheldon Silver to Controversial LES Landlord Baruch Singer

Posted January 2, 2015 at 6:04 am

The SPURA-based controversy this past year had little effect; Sheldon Silver was still re-elected to State Assembly Speaker in November with 82.5% of the vote. Yet the hits, nevertheless, keep coming. More dirt that could certainly contribute to a possible downfall. This week, the New York Times exposed some shady dealings involving Sheldon Silver that […]

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Why The DL is Playing Loud Techno Music at 7:30am

Last modified June 18, 2014 at 8:37 am

Summer means nightlife noise, and the usual suspects are guilty. We’re starting to field some concerned correspondence from neighbors about The DL, the bridge-and-tunnel establishment that remains the scourge of Ludlow and Delancey. One reader living across the street noticed that the DL was in operation early yesterday morning (7:30am), and blasting techno music. We’re […]

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Nick Walker’s ‘Heart Vandal’ Mural on Ludlow is Vandalized Yet Again

Posted November 11, 2013 at 6:11 am

Here we go again. The year-old Nick Walker “Heart Vandal” stencil on the Ludlow facade of The DL has been targeted and desecrated yet again. This latest graffiti attack against the Bristol-based street artist comes after an incident-free period of four months. What began earlier this week as an addition of silver-colored gesture lines graduated […]

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The DL Meeting Notes: Drama Over SLA Stipulations

Posted October 4, 2013 at 5:15 am

It’s a matter of trust, and difficult to do so after previously being burned by The DL. That was much of the takeaway from last night’s intimate community meeting between the triplex club (i.e. co-owner Paul Seres and staff) and the LES Dwellers Association. The gathering itself was mostly civil back-and-forth, having only escalated at […]

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The DL to Hold Community Meeting in Response to Public Outcry

Posted October 2, 2013 at 10:07 am

To appease the polarized, the Dwellers and the DL have just scheduled a community meeting for Thursday evening at the venue under fire.

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Op-ed: An Open Letter to The DL from LES Dwellers

Posted September 26, 2013 at 2:29 pm

The following open letter to the DL was submitted by the LES Dwellers Association.

Notes from CB3: The DL Denied, David McWater Charges LES Dwellers

Last modified September 17, 2013 at 9:35 am

Fireworks crackled outside the Hernandez Houses on Allen Street last night, but the real incendiaries were inside at the SLA subcommittee meeting of Community Board 3.

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The DL Up for License Renewal, Faces Staunch Community Opposition

Posted September 16, 2013 at 5:23 am

The SLA subcommittee of Community Board 3 will convene tonight (189 Allen, 6pm) to meet on some twenty agenda items. One of said applicants is that three-story scourge at 95 Delancey – The DL. Yup, the controversially-conceived club is on the docket for a liquor license renewal, and the LES Dwellers have them centered firmly […]

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The DL Remains a Neighborhood Scourge

Posted September 12, 2013 at 6:04 am

We continue to hear from neighbors in the vicinity who are fed up with the endless noise from this establishment. How the drum-and-bass is audible two blocks away.

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The DL Finally Fixes Nick Walker’s ‘Heart Vandal’ on Ludlow

Posted July 9, 2013 at 6:15 am

Better late than never. The DL finally got around to repairing the vandalized “Heart Vandal” on its Ludlow facade. Stenciled by Nick Walker in June 2012, the mural has seen its fair share of haters. On the regular, too. This last desecration with green paint seemed like the final straw, as it took the hated […]

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