Clinton Street

The ‘Barrier Reefs’ Coming to Clinton Street Bike Lane

Posted May 19, 2022 at 5:10 am

The Department of Transportation has chosen a winner to decorate the traffic barrier protecting the Clinton Street bike line. The city agency awarded artist Alison Cynamon as part of the ongoing Barrier Beautification mural project. The concrete slab runs from Delancey Street to South Street; an 840-foot stretch with roughly 1,980 square-feet of canvas to […]

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Activity at Starrett’s Waterfront Site, Future 70-Story Development

Posted April 27, 2022 at 5:09 am

Here we go. The first signs of future foundation activity are now visible near the corner of Clinton and South Streets. It is here that the third of four super-tall skyscraper developments will rise in the coming years. As previously reported, Starrett Corp. obtained permits two weeks ago for foundation activities beneath for its seventy-story […]

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Starrett’s 70-Story Tower Can Proceed with Foundation Work

Posted April 19, 2022 at 5:06 am

It’s a frenzy on the Lower East Side waterfront, where two developers are rushing to pour foundations, allegedly to take advantage of expiring 421a tax exemptions. Last week, the Department of Buildings issued permits to the Chetrit Group for excavation and foundation activities related to their two-towered, 70-story behemoth at 265 South Street. Days later, […]

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DOT Further Protects Clinton Street Bike Lane

Posted March 1, 2022 at 5:05 am

Nearly seven years after its implementation, the two-way bike lane on Clinton Street (south of Grand) is the recipient of enhancements. The Department of Transportation last week began installing “lane hardening” traffic barriers. Also known as concrete blocks. Set by example. It was a milestone moment for the city in September 2015 when the bike […]

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Clinton Street Jeweler Robbed of $50K in Merch

Posted January 10, 2022 at 5:05 am

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with snatching $50,000 worth of merchandise from a Lower East Side jewelry store last week. The perp first entered West Point Jewelry at 101 Clinton Street last weekend. According to the shop owner’s son, Ramiro Duarte, he apparently asked to see a chain with pendant as […]

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Suspect Wanted for Attempted Bank Robberies, Including at Essex Crossing

Posted January 7, 2022 at 5:02 am

A would-be bank robber struck three times this week within a 24-hour period, police said. Banks targeted span the Lower East Side to Midtown and Williamsburg. The method each time was the same, albeit unsuccessful. The suspect reportedly passed a note to the teller demanding $2,000 in cash. The first attempt was Wednesday at the […]

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Cafe Skye Joins Clinton Street Dining Scene

Posted October 26, 2021 at 5:00 am

The windmill stopped, but the sky is here. Rather, Skye. The new cafe recently opened in the narrow storefront at 43 Clinton Street, which previously housed Windmill, the sister location of Le French Diner. Originally from the Atlanta area, Skye Cafe owner Cameron Bean “hopes to blend the warm qualities of southern hospitality with the […]

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Eight-Story Luxury Condo at 66 Clinton Nears the Top

Posted September 10, 2021 at 5:18 am

A former social services building on Clinton Street is now seeing new life as a ritzy residential development. As previously reported, developers Vault Development and TLM Equities are together planning an eight-story, 12-unit tower to occupy 66 Clinton Street. Sixty Six Clinton, as it’s known, is located on a block trending toward luxury, thanks to […]

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Cops Seek Clinton Street Stabbing Suspect Who Fled on a CitiBike

Posted September 2, 2021 at 5:01 am

Cops seek a CitiBike-riding suspect wanted for stabbing a man outside a bodega on the Lower East Side two weeks ago. According to the police report, the attacker was involved in a dispute with the 43-year-old victim outside 107 Clinton Street, just north of Delancey, at about 8:50am on the morning of August 23. It […]

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Blue Bottle Coffee Terminates Lower East Side Cafe

Posted June 2, 2021 at 5:06 am

After a four-year tenure, Blue Bottle Coffee is no longer slinging java on the Lower East Side. Several readers reached out to say that the Clinton Street outpost, which debuted here back in March 2017, closed down for good on Sunday. Rumors of its demise date back further into the pandemic, though. We had been […]

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