Delancey Street

Homeless Man Slashed in Bowery Subway Station

Posted November 22, 2021 at 5:03 am

A feud between two homeless men in a Lower East Side subway station turned bloody Friday afternoon, when one was slashed. The victim was cut during the purported argument on the J train platform at the Bowery Station at about 1:45pm, according to cops. Bleeding from a gash wound to his head, he stumbled to […]

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Clayton’s Corner: Whopper of Graffiti on Delancey Street

Posted November 16, 2021 at 5:08 am

We’ve watched the Burger King on Delancey Street deteriorate before our very eyes. Devolution defined. Each week seemingly brings another layer of grit and graffiti to the bombed-out facade, placing the fast-food franchise in the annals most unique Lower East Side storefront. Yes, the Burger King remains open for business; no, you can’t scarf down […]

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Clayton’s Corner: A Crisis of Crime on the LES

Posted November 9, 2021 at 5:01 am

A crisis is happening in our community. I am sure most of you are aware of how dangerous our neighborhood has become. Little news. Not sure what we can do except tell each other to be careful. At night, I tend not to wander the streets as much anymore, but sometimes head to crime scenes. […]

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Three Years Later, ‘Gouie’ Sushi Joins Market Line

Posted November 1, 2021 at 5:06 am

Already three years elapsed since news dropped about Gouie New York at the Market Line. Its time is now here. The sushi-sake joint – forged by the Izakaya team, Keisuke Kasagi and Yudai Kanayama – opened on the subterranean level of Essex Crossing last Thursday. The stall affords fifteen bar stools and space for quick […]

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Verizon Bets on the Lower East Side with HQ Move to Essex Crossing

Posted October 29, 2021 at 5:00 am

Telecom giant, Verizon, is betting big on the Lower East Side. The company yesterday signed a lease at Essex Crossing, and will relocate hundreds of its employees from 140 West to Delancey Street, the New York Post reported. Verizon will take 143,000 square-feet of commercial space on the third, fourth, and fifth floors of the […]

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NYPD Sergeant Injured as High Motorcyle Driver Rams Through Delancey Street Checkpoint

Posted October 25, 2021 at 5:02 am

An evasive motorcycle driver, allegedly high on drugs, was arrested Saturday night after striking a female police officer on Delancey Street. The accident transpired at about 10:00pm at a checkpoint in the intersection of Suffolk Street by the Williamsburg Bridge. Police said the officer, a sergeant, attempted to stop the motorcycle while coming off the […]

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16-Year-Old Fatally Shot in the Face on Delancey Street Last Night

Posted October 16, 2021 at 5:04 am

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed on Delancey Street last night, near the on-ramp to the Williamsburg Bridge, cops said. The teenager was shot in the face near the corner of Suffolk at about 8:30pm. Right at the foot of Essex Crossing. First responders rushed the boy, who was unconscious, to Bellevue Hospital for […]

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Subway Surfer Died in Early-Morning J Train Session at Essex Station

Posted October 5, 2021 at 5:18 am

An early-morning subway surf sesh proved deadly as a 32-year-old man lost his footing while atop a Brooklyn-bound J train headed toward the Williamsburg Bridge. According to police, the incident happened at around 4:30am on Saturday, after the man stood on top of the roof of the subway car. As it left Essex Street station […]

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Stranger than Nostalgia: Jim Jarmusch Collage Art at James Fuentes Gallery

Last modified October 1, 2021 at 8:46 am

Back in 2016, Jim Jarmusch donated one of his rarely seen collage art pieces for an auction to benefit the Film-Makers’ Cooperative. The online auction at the time included other artists, as well as filmmakers from the director’s “No Wave” generation showcased in a group show on the Lower East Side. Since then, the filmmaker, […]

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Parks Department Repaints Allen Bathhouse to Erase Months of Artwork

Posted September 29, 2021 at 5:03 am

For Nadja Rose Madder, a summer of artwork at the Allen Street Bathhouse is abruptly erased. Parks Department repainted the doors and brickwork in its token burgundy red. The erasure happened on Monday, and followed one week after the city erected a chain-link enclosure around the bathhouse plaza in the middle of Delancey Street. That […]

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