Katz’s Deli

Katz’s Deli Owner Jake Dell Lands on Forbes ’30 Under 30′ List

Posted January 5, 2017 at 5:13 am

Forbes magazine released its annual 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs list on Tuesday, and wouldn’t you know it, the Lower East Side is well-represented. Katz’s Deli owner Jake Dell is featured in the “Food & Drink” catagory for “modernizing” the city institution by “upgrading its technology, expanding catering operations, and shipping nationwide.” Dell is the fifth-generation […]

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Katz’s Deli in Dekalb Market Hall Delayed Until ‘Spring 2017’

Posted November 30, 2016 at 5:16 am

The teaser banners are up. Katz’s Deli will open its first satellite outpost in Brooklyn in just a few short months. The signage hanging at the future DeKalb Market Hall touts a spring 2017 launch. Their involvement in the 60,000 square-foot DeKalb project had been rumored for some time before owner Jake Dell confirmed the […]

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Jim Gaffigan, Wife Pull Plug on LES-Based Comedy Series to Spend More Time with the Kids

Posted August 24, 2016 at 5:13 am

The Jim Gaffigan Show is dead, long live the Jim Gaffigan Show. The morning after its Season 2 finale (Monday), comedian Jim Gaffigan and co-creator Peter Tolan pulled the plug on the highly acclaimed comedy series. Thus concluding a tumultuous run for the show, which began as a CBS pilot, then landed at TV Land […]

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The LES ‘100 Gates Project’ Reaches its Centennial Goal with Katz’s Deli Mural

Posted August 24, 2016 at 5:00 am

After two years of artwashing the Lower East Side, the 100 Gates Project reaches its namesake goal. And it’s only fitting the that 100th gate in the eponymous street art program appear on Katz’s Deli. Artist L’Amour Suprim was bestowed the honor, and spent yesterday decorating two of the restaurant’s shutters. Apparently there will be a party next […]

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Have a Look Inside the Orchard Street Condos that Killed Bereket

Posted July 20, 2016 at 5:15 am

Ruin your morning with these images of Ben Shaoul’s new Orchard Street development. The ten-story building is well on its way toward ascension. Lots of steel and a deep pit. Until now, there was only one rendering. Take a look around at the condos that killed Bereket and a handful of other local businesses. As […]

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Ben Shaoul’s Orchard Street Condo Complex Begins 10-Story Ascent

Posted June 6, 2016 at 5:13 am

With sledgehammer shelved, so to speak, the erector set is on its way to assembly. No more pit status for the 196 Orchard project site. The first few major building blocks are firmly in place at the forthcoming ten-story condo compound from controversial landlord Ben Shaoul. For the last several days, upper Orchard Street has […]

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‘The Jim Gaffigan Show’ Returns to Essex Street Today for More Filming

Last modified May 31, 2016 at 5:32 pm

Jim Gaffigan’s eponymous comedy series is back on the Lower East Side today. Producers from cable network TV Land will be filming scenes along Essex Street and points eastward. It’ll be hard to miss. Season 2 of The Jim Gaffigan Show – the comedy series focuses on a fictionalized version of the popular comedian – bows 10 […]

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More About that 3-Level Equinox Gym Coming to Ben Shaoul’s Orchard Street Development

Last modified September 1, 2017 at 5:03 pm

It’s old news that developer-landlord Ben Shaoul attracted Equinox gym to his new ten-story condo project beside Katz’s Deli. But it’s not yet a done deal. More red tape. The city, vis-a-vis the Board of Standards and Appeals, must first approve a special permit to operate a “physical culture establishment” under current zoning restrictions [PDF]. […]

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Speedy Romeo Opens LES Outpost Tomorrow with Pastrami Pizza from Katz’s Deli

Posted March 29, 2016 at 9:22 am

Local fans of Speedy Romeo, cheer up. Your days of champing at the bit for this pizza are over. The four-year-old, Brooklyn-based pizza purveyors just crossed the river, and are finally set to unveil their second location tomorrow night. As previously reported, the Lower East Side establishment took over 63 Clinton Street, formerly home to […]

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Katz’s Deli Ghost Signage Uncovered During Ben Shaoul Demolition

Last modified February 19, 2016 at 2:37 pm

Katz’s Deli is the proverbial last man standing on the block, but not for long. For Ben Shaoul, more dominoes needed to fall before his new Hell Square development rises to its twelve-floor zenith. The two remaining single-story structures (the old Lobster Joint and Tim Horton’s) were dismantled this week after months of stop-and-go debris removal, […]

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