Essex Crossing

Target Keeps Missing the Mark with Lack of Jewish Greeting Card Options [OP-ED]

Posted November 17, 2021 at 5:01 am

The following editorial was written by Democratic District Leader (District 65 Part A) Caroline Laskow. If I am lucky enough to have the opportunity to celebrate a loved one’s 100th birthday, I know I can find a card for them at my local Target store on the corner of Grand and Clinton Streets. The odds […]

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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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Photographer Captures Three Years Passing by the Former Essex Market

Posted October 26, 2021 at 5:04 am

As the former Essex Street Market buildings continue to devolve into decrepitude, out come the artists, taggers, and the like. Commenting on the “fast transition” of the Lower East Side and its residents, photographer Kristofer Dan-Bergman over the weekend pasted a series of posters at 120 Essex Street. The project is called “LESWall(k),” with each […]

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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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‘Dragon Bing’ Lands at Market Line

Posted August 10, 2021 at 5:09 am

The dragon is now in its underground Lower East Side lair. Dragon Bing, that is. The new fast-casual enterprise is the latest stall to join the Market Line roster. Having opened at the end of July, Dragon Bing specializes in its namesake Bing snack, which is a crepe-like scallion pancake. The addition of Dragon Bing […]

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The Market Line Returns to Essex Crossing from Pandemic Sidelines Next Week

Posted July 16, 2021 at 5:08 am

Another sign that things are normalizing; the Market Line at Essex Crossing will soon be open and fully operational. Its return from the sixteen-month pandemic sidelines is slated for July 22. The subterranean food court occupies 150,000 square-feet beneath the three contiguous Essex Crossing developments on the south side of Delancey Street. There are over […]

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Veselka Returns to Essex Crossing After Pandemic Year

Last modified June 20, 2021 at 9:46 pm

Veselka is finally coming back below the Delancey divide. The decades-old Ukrainian institution returns to Essex Crossing this Saturday, reinstating its presence in the Market Line after a year on the sideline. However, it’ll occupy a much smaller footprint in the “Mini Market” at the base of the Essex Market staircase, a pandemic era version […]

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Regal Cinemas at Essex Crossing Reopens

Posted May 4, 2021 at 5:07 am

The Lower East Side’s only multiplex has emerged from the pandemic-induced sidelines at Essex Crossing. The movie theater is now open, returning a few days earlier than previously announced. And just a couple weeks after Governor Cuomo boosted indoor capacity from 25- to 33-percent. Masks and assigned seating for social distancing are required. (Regal will […]

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No Masks, Bro: Terrace Party at Essex Crossing Draws Ire

Posted April 26, 2021 at 5:05 am

The mild Saturday weather brought out some pre-pandemic social activities at Essex Crossing. Including a terrace gathering at the Rollins building, with nary a face mask in sight. Community leader Daisy Paez, who herself publicly struggled with the novel coronavirus last year, shared video of the gathering on Twitter. Partygoers are seen drinking, embracing, and […]

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When a Truck Turns into Essex Crossing

Posted April 23, 2021 at 5:01 am

The notorious traffic bottleneck at Grand and Clinton Streets is well documented at this point. A constant thorn in the side of local residents who argue that the pattern here – essentially an on-ramp to the Williamsburg Bridge – is outright dangerous. The line of cars during rush hour never disappoints. Like yesterday. This westbound […]

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