Delancey Plaza

Skateboarder Skitching on Delancey, Loses Balance and Run Over by Truck [UPDATED]

Last modified January 13, 2016 at 10:58 am

A 32-year-old skateboarder was fatally injured yesterday afternoon on Delancey Street when the truck he was skitching ran over him. The victim reportedly held onto the passenger side for a ride, but lost balance and fell behind the rear wheels in the intersection of Norfolk. The westbound trucker was carrying a shipping container, and allegedly […]

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‘History Tribute Fence’ on Delancey is Now Lined with ‘Babel Blocks’ that Celebrate Diversity of NYC

Posted June 30, 2014 at 10:00 am

Once the Essex Crossing really gets going, it’ll submerge the Lower East Side in a lenghty period of construction hell. Probably for at least a decade. There’s no real way to soften the sight of the imminent blight, but the Lower East Side BID is trying nonetheless. Exactly a year ago, the BID unveiled its plans […]

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Artsy Faberge Eggs Around the Lower East Side as Part of ‘The Big Egg Hunt’

Posted April 3, 2014 at 11:10 am

Sunday afternoon, we saw a few handymen lugging a large egg on Essex Street. It was a WTF moment until we realized the piece is part of “The Big Egg Hunt,” a citywide Easter charity event that runs through the end of the month. Faberge is lead sponsor of the Hunt, and released 275 artfully […]

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VOTE UR NY & BOOGIE for the History Tribute Fence on Delancey!

Posted May 3, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Vote for us NOW! We’ve teamed up with UR NEW YORK to create a jaw-dropping collab telling the tale of ABC NO RIO and the Lower East Side. Your vote will bring the mural to life on Delancey Street as part of the proposed History Tribute Fence. Above is the design comp. From the proposal: […]

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Delancey ‘History Tribute Fence’ Submission Deadline is May 1

Posted April 26, 2013 at 6:43 am

Once SPURA breaks ground, Delancey Street will become a clusterfuck of cacophonous construction. Art is on the way to help soften the blow.

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New Delancey Plaza Prohibits the Following Activities

Posted March 15, 2013 at 6:40 am

Speaking of Delancey Plaza, the semi-permanent “park space” has officially been christened by the Department of Transportation.

Artists Sought for ‘History Tribute Fence’ at SPURA Lots on Delancey

Last modified March 14, 2013 at 6:44 pm

To ease the blight along Delancey, as they see it, the Lower East Side BID is proposing a creative “History Tribute Fence”

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