McDonald’s

Notorious West 3rd Street McDonald’s Goes Belly Up

Posted January 8, 2021 at 5:05 am

Not even McDonald’s can hack it right now. The long-running locations aren’t immune, either. The decades-old Greenwich Village restaurant on West Third Street, across from the legendary basketball courts (aka “The Cage”), is now dark. Storefront branding was stripped and interior furnishings are gone, and the store dormant. This often chaotic, rock-and-roll McDonald’s was notorious, […]

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McDonald’s on Madison Street May Close on December 31

Posted December 15, 2020 at 5:00 am

By the end of this year, the Lower East Side will reportedly lose one of its few McDonald’s. A reader gleaned from staff last week that the location on Madison Street is closing December 31. The unconfirmed word on the street is that the lease is up and the landlord is not renewing. Open for […]

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Fistfight Caught on Camera at Delancey Street McDonald’s

Posted March 2, 2020 at 5:00 am

The Delancey Street McDonald‘s is always a hotbed of violence. Has been for years, and not even an extreme makeover in early 2018 could change that. Case in point is the following video clip, in which two men are seen fighting without interruption. Apparently the fisticuffs happened last Thursday night. Probably the most impressive thing […]

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Delancey McDonald’s Thief Returns to Scene of the Crime, Gets Arrested

Posted October 25, 2018 at 5:03 am

Talk about returning to the scene of a crime… Cops didn’t need to look too far for the suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of McDonald’s on Delancey Street this past Monday. Sources tell us that the man was caught in front of the fast food joint yesterday evening. A tipster reportedly called 911 […]

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Police Seek Suspect in Connection with McDonald’s Robbery on Delancey Street

Posted October 24, 2018 at 5:00 am

Corporate can gussy it up all they like, but the remodeling of McDonald’s on Delancey Street is akin to the proverbial lipstick on a pig. Indeed, the fast food joint remains a magnet for crime. It’s just in the storefront DNA. The McDonald’s fell victim to a robbery Monday night. According to police, the thief […]

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Inside the Spiffed-up Delancey Street McDonald’s, Back Open After 4 Months

Posted January 16, 2018 at 5:11 am

Delancey Street has its McDonald’s back after a four-month hiatus. For better or worse. The corner fast food joint returned to the fray yesterday afternoon, as expected. Corporate suits spent the day welcoming with a smile as customers queued to order from the fancy new kiosks by the entrance. Gone is the dank and dumpy […]

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New Golden Arches Return to Delancey Street Ahead of McDonald’s Reboot

Posted January 12, 2018 at 5:09 am

The Golden Arches are once again perched above Delancey Street. Check out the new look. The notorious McDonald’s here at the corner of Essex Street has been under renovations since September, and is ready for a reincarnation. The main question – can it shed the seedy reputation garnered over the last twenty years? When McDonald’s […]

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‘Digitally-Enhanced’ McDonald’s Returns to Delancey Street Next Week with 2 Floors and Self-Service Kiosks

Posted January 9, 2018 at 5:00 am

For the 20-year-old Delancey Street McDonald’s, the days of decrepit conditions are in the past. At least in the short run. The multinational fast food chain is a week from reintroducing the corner restaurant to the block. The corner eatery has been under renovations since the end of September, and will soon return with a […]

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When Delancey Street McDonald’s Reopens, it’ll be Supersized on 2 Floors

Last modified December 18, 2017 at 7:13 am

Three months into major gut renovations, you would have no idea that McDonald’s served here for some two decades. Gone is the red-and-yellow branding (except a few “remodeling” signs), stripped from the marquee and replaced with plywood boards. But McDonald’s will indeed return to life in the coming months. Super-sized, at that. Indeed, take a […]

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Delancey Street McDonald’s Undergoes Major Gut Renovation

Posted September 26, 2017 at 5:02 am

That morning Egg McMuffin and coffee will need to wait. The Delancey Street McDonald’s at the corner of Essex is currently out of commission. The restaurant, sometimes a bastion of late-night violence, is currently undergoing massive gut renovation. Contractors armed with jackhammers are tearing the joint apart. What you remember of the place is no […]

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