Delancey Street

Police Investigate Fatal Hit-and-Run on Delancey Street this Morning

Last modified November 10, 2017 at 3:58 pm

A wheelchair-bound homeless man was killed early this morning in a hit-and-run at Delancey and Clinton Streets. The 49-year-old victim – apparently “well known in the neighborhood” – was reportedly found at 3:30am with severe head trauma. Information about the driver or footage of the incident has yet to surface. Police are investigating the incident.

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Cocoron Unveils its Shabushabu Macoron Outpost on Delancey Street

Posted November 10, 2017 at 5:13 am

More than six months in the offing, Shabushabu Macoron is now operational on Delancey Street. It opened last week, right back where it all started seven years ago. The brainchild of soba champions Cocoron, the tiny space at 61 Delancey Street offers reservation-only tasting menus with room for ten. As the name suggests, patrons can […]

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DHS Maintains it Has No Plans to Convert Delancey Holiday Inn into Homeless Shelter

Posted November 7, 2017 at 9:49 am

The Holiday Inn at 150 Delancey Street is currently housing a small number of homeless individuals, the city confirmed in response to our exclusive yesterday. More specifically, some rooms are earmarked as a temporary “emergency shelter.” “We are currently using rooms in this commercial hotel to shelter homeless New Yorkers who would otherwise be turned […]

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Holiday Inn on Delancey Partially Housing Homeless without Neighborhood Notice, Residents Say [Updated]

Last modified November 6, 2017 at 5:06 pm

[Updated below] The Holiday Inn on Delancey Street is now pulling double duty as a homeless shelter. Word came down the pike over the weekend that a small percentage of vacant rooms inside the four-year-old lodge has been housing the homeless since late last month. We further heard from upset neighbors who questioned why the area […]

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Report: Essex Crossing to Overload LES with Office Space

Posted October 23, 2017 at 5:08 am

Now that the last of the Phase I towers has finally topped out, the spotlight turns to the second chapter of Essex Crossing. Last month, renderings surfaced of the first two developments in Phase II, which will rise at SPURA Sites 3 and 4. The former is a 15-story building with 83 market-rate units and […]

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Those Iconic Village Voice News Boxes Disappeared from the Streets

Posted October 20, 2017 at 5:11 am

The Village Voice news boxes have seemingly disappeared from the city streets. So swift was the apparent removal, you may not have even noticed. The disappearance comes roughly two months after the weekly publication announced that its print edition would cease to exist. Indeed, the final physical issue ran on September 20, with Bob Dylan […]

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Councilman Introduces Bill to Rename the Williamsburg Bridge After Sonny Rollins

Posted October 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

For one Lower East Sider, the quest to rename the Williamsburg Bridge after Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins just took a major step forward. City Council is now reviewing a bill that would make this happen. In response to this community led effort, Brooklyn Councilman Stephen Levin introduced the bill, which is also supported by Brooklyn […]

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‘Stranger Things’ Lights up Delancey Street

Posted October 17, 2017 at 5:09 am

It’s T-minus ten days until Stranger Things returns for a second season. Last week, an intricate billboard of same appeared at the mouth of the Williamsburg Bridge on Delancey Street. Above the low-rise retail strip that houses Coco bubble tea and the endangered Happy Wok Chinese restaurant, among others. The advert includes profile cutouts of the […]

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Construction Commences on 12-Story Luxury Rentals at Former Moscot HQ on Delancey Street

Posted October 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

The northeast corner of Orchard and Delancey Streets is getting boxed in as we speak. Indeed, after many months of neglect – the fence itself was constantly falling down – construction is set to commence on a shiny 12-story luxury phallus. Plywood supports were installed yesterday afternoon around the sidewalk perimeter of the 86 Delancey […]

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Are Days Numbered for The DL Nightclub on Delancey Street?

Last modified October 6, 2017 at 10:19 am

Looks like The DL – that five-year-old scourge of the Lower East Side – might be on some shaky ground. And on the defensive. Its liquor license is in a state of purgatory, having (technically) expired on September 30. Pending charges against the owners have temporarily blocked the renewal efforts. The club remains operational, though, […]

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