Delancey Street

Sprint is Opening a Mobile Store in the Base of Blue Condos on Delancey

Posted January 18, 2018 at 5:07 am

Sprint is making a comeback on Delancey Street. The mobile carrier is opening a new retail store in the nine-months-dormant cornershop at the base of the Blue condo building. It’s a homecoming of sorts for Sprint, which has been on and off the thoroughfare several times over the years. Most recently, a half-assed counter inside […]

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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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A Bouncer at The DL was Assaulted by Ejected Patron

Posted January 9, 2018 at 9:48 am

Down at The DL early Saturday morning, a bouncer guarding the door was assaulted by a patron, police said. The security guard escorted a drunk man from the premises (for reasons unknown) shortly after 1am and told him not to come back. This didn’t sit well, and the perp, described as a white man wearing […]

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Duane Reade on Delancey Street Took on Substantial Water

Posted January 9, 2018 at 5:12 am

The Duane Reade on Delancey Street took on major water this week. Down the stairs and into the basement level. Several industrial-sized fans are switched on high to dry the place out. Not to mention, an entire section of drywall paneling in the stairwell was removed. It’s unclear at the moment as to what caused […]

‘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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Pacific Aquarium on Delancey Street Goes Full Blue

Posted December 27, 2017 at 5:11 am

The much-appreciated Pacific Aquarium on Delancey Street now sports a new look. And an apt one at that. The entire storefront was recently sheathed in a thick coat of aqua-blue paint. Pacific Aquarium is a treasure, and one of our favorite local mom-and-pop shops. In the end, bait-and-tackle is not what you’d expect to see […]

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Take it to the Bridge: Overwhelming Support for Sonny Rollins on the LES

Posted December 21, 2017 at 5:11 am

In retrospect, it was apparently a race to name Lower East Side infrastructure after Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins. While Essex Crossing just anointed one of its luxury rental buildings in the name of Rollins (Site 5), the earlier effort at another area renaming remains underway. You remember – that months-old grassroots campaign to likewise rechristen […]

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Delancey Bridge Tower Zombie Project Site Sells for $29M

Posted December 21, 2017 at 5:08 am

Another Lower East Side zombie reanimates… The forever-stalled Delancey Bridge Tower – a bang-to-bust construction dating back to 2012 – remains a partially-built nightmare. It should’ve already reached its twelve-story height by now. Nope. There hasn’t been activity here since the summer of 2014 (at least), leaving the steel bones of the project exposed. This week, […]

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Live Nation Partners with Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge to Create ‘Mercury East Presents’

Posted December 19, 2017 at 5:04 am

Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge terminated their relationship with Bowery Presents back in August after the latter was acquired by live music juggernaut AEG Live. At the time, rumors swirled that industry competitor Live Nation would swoop in as exclusive booking agency for both classic Lower East Side clubs. Yesterday brought news of the official […]

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