Regal Cinemas

Regal Cinemas at Essex Crossing Reopens

Posted May 4, 2021 at 5:07 am

The Lower East Side’s only multiplex has emerged from the pandemic-induced sidelines at Essex Crossing. The movie theater is now open, returning a few days earlier than previously announced. And just a couple weeks after Governor Cuomo boosted indoor capacity from 25- to 33-percent. Masks and assigned seating for social distancing are required. (Regal will […]

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Regal Movie Theater at Essex Crossing Reopens in May

Posted March 30, 2021 at 5:00 am

Movie theaters returned from a year-long coronavirus hiatus earlier this month, stoking potential recovery. The only multiplex on the Lower East Side – Regal Essex Crossing – will reopen at reduced capacity later this spring. The cinema behemoth posted the list of reopening dates to its website, slotting Essex Crossing for a May 7 return. […]

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Cuomo Says You Can Finally See Movies Again in the City Starting Next Week

Posted February 23, 2021 at 5:09 am

Governor Cuomo yesterday announced that movie theaters across the Five Boroughs can return from their nearly-year-long stint on the pandemic sidelines. Albeit with limited capacity. Starting one week from Friday (March 5), theaters can finally reopen their auditoriums, yet operate at 25-percent of maximum capacity, capped 50 people per screening. Masks and assigned seating for […]

14-Screen Regal Cinemas Now Open at Essex Crossing

Posted April 8, 2019 at 5:08 am

For the first time in a long time – at least two decades – there is again a multiplex on the Lower East Side. Regal Cinemas at Essex Crossing just opened to the public over the weekend. The announcement was rather casual. Just a brief press release at 5:30pm last Friday evening. The fourteen-screen theater […]

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Signage Arrives for New Essex Market and Regal Cinemas at Essex Crossing

Posted February 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

  As if that 26-story brown building blotting the Lower East Side skyline wasn’t proof enough, the “official” arrival of the new Essex Street Market and Regal Cinemas is now further visible. Marquee signage is up and running at Essex Crossing. The illuminated lettering was installed yesterday outside 115 Delancey Street (aka Site 2). Meanwhile, […]

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14-Screen Regal Movie Theater at Essex Crossing Opens Early Next Year, and is Now Hiring

Last modified December 12, 2018 at 11:19 pm

You may have forgotten, but the Lower East Side is getting a multiplex. A first. Regal Cinemas is poised to open the fourteen-screen theater at Site 2 of Essex Crossing (aka The Essex). Sooner than you might think. A spokesperson for the mega-project recently confirmed in an email that Regal will officially cut the ribbon […]

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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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Regal Cinemas Opening a 14-Screen Movie Theater as Anchor in Essex Crossing Development

Posted December 9, 2014 at 5:39 am

We already knew that a 14-screen multiplex would occupy the spot where Olympic Restaurant served for thirty-five years. Now there are more details on the operator and composition of the theater, the first new movie house built in the city since 2001. According to a report filed in Crain’s, Regal Cinemas is the anchor tenant […]

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