Punjabi Grocery & Deli

That GreenStreets Pedestrian Plaza Outside Punjabi Deli & Grocery Won’t be Ready Until October 2016

Posted January 13, 2016 at 5:00 am

The clusterfuck that is the East Houston Street reconstruction project is a pounding migraine that refuses to abate. Residents in the vicinity have, for years, contended with excess noise, street dust, and traffic bottleneck. But for the Punjabi Deli & Grocery, it’s had a negative effect on customers and bottom line alike. Three months after presenting updates […]

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GreenStreets Pedestrian Plaza Outside Punjabi Grocery & Deli is Nearly Complete (Finally)

Posted July 9, 2015 at 5:17 am

For the Punjabi Grocery & Deli, five years of business-killing construction at its doorstep is finally drawing to conclusion. In particular, the nascent GreenStreets “pedestrian plaza” that’s been under construction at the eastern end of First Street since November of 2010 (eastbound drivers must now turn right onto First if in the righthand lane). Time for […]

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Pedestrian Plaza Progress Outside Punjabi Grocery & Deli; New M21 Bus Stop Proposed

Posted June 9, 2015 at 5:18 am

Punjabi Grocery & Deli put out the clarion call, and now progress is finally palpable. While the global East Houston capital works project is nowhere near completion, the smaller pedestrian plaza component is edging toward the finish line. New cement and some circular brickwork design is now visible. You’ll recall that the Department of Transportation […]

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Taxi Relief Stand for Punjabi Grocery & Deli Arrives on Avenue A

Posted June 5, 2015 at 9:22 am

Punjabi Grocery & Deli is now halfway to its goal of a taxi relief stand at its doorstep. A temporary zone was just installed around the corner on Avenue A (2nd Street), as expected. EV Grieve reported yesterday that the traffic signs now demarcate the four designated spaces. This pit-stop certainly arrived with lightning speed, merely […]

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Punjabi Grocery & Deli Scores Unanimous CB3 Approval for Taxi Relief Stand

Last modified May 13, 2015 at 3:32 pm

For Punjabi Grocery & Deli, the media barrage and resultant public outcry over the last year ultimately proved successful. The Transportation subcommittee of Community Board 3 voted unanimously last night to approve a taxi relief stand at its doorstep. Though, with a caveat. The twenty-year-old pit stop will need to wait just a bit longer. […]

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Watch This Video About the Plight of Punjabi Grocery & Deli as it Fights for a Taxi Relief Stand [VIDEO]

Last modified May 12, 2015 at 7:18 am

Spurned by the Department of Transportation and virtually ignored by Community Board 3, the embattled Punjabi Grocery & Deli is fighting for the right to install a taxi relief stand at its doorstep. Today is the day the impasse goes public, to be heard at the transportation subcommittee meeting of CB3. Recall that Punjabi heavily relies […]

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With Business Declining, Punjabi Grocery & Deli Fights DOT and CB3 for Taxi Relief Stand on East Houston

Last modified April 27, 2015 at 7:57 am

Punjabi Grocery & Deli can’t catch a break. The city, in its infinite wisdom, continues to steamroll the twenty-year-old Lower East Side mainstay. As a lifeblood for cabbies, this small sub-level pit stop has offered refuge since its inception on the block in 1994. The family-owned establishment is open 24 hours, making it an attractive […]

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