Popeye’s Chicken on Delancey Closed for Unspecified ‘Violations’

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 at 6:01 am by
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That uniquely branded Popeye’s at 108 Delancey Street has been closed for the past week. Its bilingual signage was excised from the third floor, and the store wrapping scraped from the windows. Printouts near the entrance indicate that the fast food joint was out of commission in order to fix some unspecified “violations.” And that the plan is to reopen later today. However, that really doesn’t seem likely given the overall appearance at this juncture.

A peek at the Department of Health website shows no current violations.

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Nevertheless, this still doesn’t explain why Popeye’s would suddenly and completely remove the branding from the facade of 108 Delancey.

Popeye’s first opened here back in 2008, taking the place of the KFC/Taco Bell combo. For a minute, though, this location was rumored as the maiden Lower East Side location for H&M. Oh, how the times have changed…

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