Essex Crossing

Splitsville Splits with Essex Crossing, Brooklyn’s ‘Gutter’ is the New Bowling Alley

Posted April 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Three years after Splitsville Lanes was selected for a basement bowling alley at Essex Crossing, the luxury bowling concept hit the proverbial gutter and nixed those plans. In its place, the Brooklyn-based alley dubbed The Gutter. The Gutter, with locations in Williamsburg and Long Island City, was approached by Essex Crossing developers for Site 1 […]

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Eleven Madison Park Teams up with International Center of Photography for LES Events Space

Posted April 18, 2018 at 5:03 am

Essex Crossing developers Delancey Street Associates yesterday announced a formalized partnership between hospitality group Make it Nice and the International Center of Photography. The Eleven Madison Park co-owners Will Guidara and Daniel Humm have paired with the ICP to host private events on the top two floors of the museum’s new home. It’s being touted […]

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‘Sunita Bar’ on Norfolk Street is Not for Sale [Updated]

Last modified April 6, 2018 at 11:27 am

[Updated Below] On the block for the last fifteen years, Sunita Bar on Norfolk Street has been featured in several real estate listings circulating online. The week-old listing posted to Craigslist advertises the business at 106 Norfolk Street for sale. However, the owner of Sunita tells us that this listing is bogus. “This is not […]

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Regal Cinemas at Essex Crossing is Going for Full Liquor License

Posted April 2, 2018 at 5:14 am

The so-called “Gateway” tower of Essex Crossing – sheathed in shit brown cladding – is inching closer to completion. Standing at 26 stories, the mixed-use development at Site 1 carries with it a 14-screen Regal Cinemas on the first five floors. And now we learn that the multiplex wants to serve liquor. Application materials submitted […]

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These New Vendors will Join Essex Street Market 2.0 at Essex Crossing

Posted March 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

Another slew of vendors has been announced for Essex Street Market 2.0. The New York City Economic Development Corporation, its overlord, has added three trendy purveyors to fill the stalls at 115 Delancey. Samesa, the Mediterranean joint run by chef-brothers Max and Eli Sussman; Josephine’s Feast!, the city-based jam and preserves maker; Saffron, the Brooklyn-based […]

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East Broadway Walkup Fetches $7M

Posted March 21, 2018 at 5:03 am

The East Broadway corridor adjacent to Essex Crossing is heating up. Case in point: the five-story tenement at 215 East Broadway, near Clinton Street, just traded hands for the princely price of $7 million. According to the city’s public transactions database, the buyer of record is apparently a resident of the adjacent building, named Ms. Wang. […]

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Target Puts up Signage for its New Essex Crossing Store, Opening this Summer

Posted March 15, 2018 at 5:00 am

It was around this time last year that Target announced its new small-format store at Essex Crossing. Now that The Rollins (aka Site 5) is operational on Grand Street, the first sign of its arrival is here. The window dressing appeared yesterday afternoon with an employment advert seeking help. The new Target, which occupies 22,500 […]

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Essex Crossing Breaks Ground at Demolished Market Site for 8-Story Senior Housing

Posted March 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

It’s completely gone. Eradicated from Essex Street. Now, only two of the original Essex Market buildings remain. Demolition of the brick warehouse and the subsequent debris removal at 140 Essex (aka Site 8) officially completed last month. For seven decades, the one-story brick facility stood here. Now it’s just open air and the towering machines […]

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‘GrandLo Cafe’ Debuts at Essex Crossing Today

Posted March 12, 2018 at 5:08 am

GrandLo Cafe – the new “nosh-for-profit” coffee shop to land on the Lower East Side – is ready to roll at Essex Crossing. It had been in previews for weeks. The Grand Street Settlement is in charge of the 2,500 square-foot social enterprise, providing “sustainably sourced coffee” and job training to area 16- to 24-year-olds. Soft open is today […]

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Boubouki Closed Down its Essex Street Market Stall this Week

Posted March 1, 2018 at 5:06 am

Boubouki spent the last seven-and-a-half years serving up Greek food to patrons of the Essex Street Market. Now, its time on the Lower East Side is history. Word began circulating earlier this month, but the news was made official last week. In the end, Boubouki closed down for good yesterday, and won’t be making the […]

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