The DL

The St. Jerome’s Replacement, Delilah, Opens on Rivington Street this Week

Last modified November 15, 2016 at 11:23 am

Last week, we first reported that the former St. Jerome’s/Rivington F+B on Rivington Street had been replaced by an upscale cocktail den called Delilah. Its conversion was done under secrecy and behind a veil of plywood. Now comes word that the establishment will open at 155 Rivington Street later this week. The Post gnaws on […]

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DOB Allows Return of The DL and GreenStar Foods at 95 Delancey After Partial Collapse

Posted July 8, 2016 at 5:00 am

Your reprieve from The DL is finished; the problematic nightclub is no longer dark. Back in business after two days of forced hiatus at the corner of Ludlow and Delancey Streets. Tuesday morning, a chunk of exterior dislodged from 95 Delancey and tumbled to the sidewalk below. Fire Department was reportedly summoned, and the area […]

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Partial Building Collapse at 95 Delancey Results in Vacate Order for DL and Other Businesses

Posted July 5, 2016 at 9:08 am

Earlier this morning, concrete from the exterior of 95 Delancey Street tumbled onto the sidewalk. Awnings from Lumber Liquidators and the Green Star Foods bodega were casualties. Crime scene tape conrdons off the area. However, police on the scene noted that no one was hurt. The incident resulted in a vacate order for all businesses […]

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Report: Perp Arrested for Gramercy Sexual Assault Had Been Heavily Drinking at The DL

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:12 pm

Last week, a man named Frankie Simmons, 25, attacked a 30-year-old woman on East 18th Street near 1st Avenue, put her in a choke-hold, and dragged her to the ground. The victim tried to fight back, but was beaten unconscious and with a fractured eye socket. It all went down at around 2:20am. Simmons had […]

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Rash of Stabbings and Brawl the Last 3 Weeks Spotlight Problematic LES Nightlife

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:29 pm

There has been a sudden uptick in violent crime within the last three weeks on the Lower East Side. In this short period, we’ve seen three separate stabbing incidents (total of five people) and a high-profile brawl. All incidents were related to altercations at nightclubs in the area. Fat Baby (April 17) Two people were […]

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Man Stabbed in Fight Outside The Delancey Late Last Night

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:29 pm

More violence on the Lower East Side last night, this time at the corner of Delancey and Clinton Streets. The concentric pools of blood you may have seen outside the former Kapowski’s at 168 Delancey and the taped-off crime scene tape is evidence enough. Here’s what happened. Apparently there was a fight late last night inside […]

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Watch the Shocking Brawl at The DL that Engulfed Ludlow Street [VIDEO]

Last modified May 4, 2016 at 9:32 am

​In case you really needed more evidence that The DL is a stain on the Lower East Side, peep the enclosed surveillance and eyewitness footage from a couple weeks ago. You may have heard about the violent street brawl outside 93 Ludlow Street, captured by camera on April 17, in which patrons fought with security […]

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Leaving Ludlow, Lucky Cheng’s Drag Bar is Again Seeking a New Home

Posted February 16, 2016 at 5:00 am

Two items of note: Lucky Cheng’s is looking for a new home and Ariel Palitz is now a broker for Tower Brokerage. First things first. Last week, the real estate firm announced an open call to landlords and brokers to solicit interest in the twenty-three-year-old drag bar. Ownership is actively seeking a new HQ, which […]

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Peep These DIY Anti-SantaCon Shirts

Last modified December 11, 2015 at 9:24 am

Enterprising Boogie reader Edmund Dunn decided to create a few anti-SantaCon tshirt prototypes ahead of the unwanted festivities tomorrow. Each of the DIY garments includes images of a drunken bar crawler in a compromising position. One even includes a hat-tip to Boogie. Unfortunately for those interested, these shirts aren’t available for purchase. Dunn also wanted you […]

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Nix the Crawl: The DL No Longer Hosting SantaCon, LES Dwellers Steps Up Opposition Campaign [UPDATED]

Last modified December 10, 2015 at 2:46 pm

SantaCon is coming in two days, whether you like it or not. So, get ready. The bar crawl (with Costume Jim Glaser purportedly at the helm) kicks off in Williamsburg and will eventually make its way to the East Village. But first, there will be a stop at the scourge of a club, The DL […]

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