Jerry Delakas

Marilyn Louie Desperately Needs a Bigger Newsstand on the Bowery, these Photos Show Why [PHOTOS]

Posted September 23, 2014 at 5:52 am

For embattled Bowery newsstand owner Marilyn Louie, it’s a war of attrition. Her repeated attempts to secure a more spacious, less dangerous workspace are falling on deaf ears. This despite the overwhelming support from Chinatown neighbors and Community Board 3, not to mention the local press. Back in July, CB3 voted unanimously in her favor, […]

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Embattled Bowery Newsstand Owner Marilyn Louie Fighting for More Space

Posted June 26, 2014 at 5:23 am

Mayor Bill de Blasio came to the aid of embattled Astor Place newsstand owner Jerry Delakas earlier this year; perhaps he’ll do the same for Marilyn Louie further south on the Bowery. You see, Louie is having all sorts of problems with the newish Cemusa box that the Department of Consumer Affairs forced upon her […]

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Jerry Delakas Wins; Beloved Astor Place Newsstand Will Reopen

Posted January 14, 2014 at 6:03 am

David beat the ousted Goliath of Manhattan. By now you’ve likely read the news that Jerry Delakas’ beloved newsstand will remain in Astor Place for the foreseeable future. Mayor de Blasio reversed the stance of his predecessor by intervening on behalf of the vendor. And a community is grateful. The gate to his Cemusa box […]

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Jerry Delakas Delivers Model Newsstand to Mayor de Blasio at Gracie Mansion

Posted January 7, 2014 at 6:06 am

You may or may not be following the epic saga of Jerry Delakas and his embattled Astor Place newsstand. The short version of the story is that the 64-year-old Greek immigrant has been operating outside the Starbucks there since 1988. Technically, the vendor license is not under his name, but that of the woman whose […]

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DCA Issues Summons to Longtime Astor Place Newsstand Guy Jerry Delakas

Posted October 14, 2013 at 6:09 am

Forever squeezing the life outta the neighborhood, the Bloomberg administration certainly has a hard-on about ridding Astor Place of its longtime newsstand. Jerry Delakas has been operating outside the current Starbucks building since 1988; a quarter-century. However, the vendor license is technically not under his name, but the woman whose dying wish was to bequeath […]

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