Katz’s Deli

Just Go Get Married at Katz’s Deli

Posted July 28, 2021 at 5:05 am

Going to the … deli … and we’re going to get married… The Lower East Side’s iconic Katz’s Deli has joined forces with Williamsburg wedding chapel, Sweet Hearts, to give couples a chance to tie the knot inside the 133-year-old eatery. With a hefty side of pastrami, of course. The $2,500 wedding package includes an […]

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The ‘Candid’ Alligator in the Bathroom at Katz’s Deli

Posted December 23, 2020 at 5:01 am

There was once a time when Katz’s Deli found itself smiling on “Candid Camera.” The show recently dusted off an old clip starring Katz’s Deli, described as a “landmark eatery in New York City; always crowded and always very good.” During the five-minute throwback segment, posted on YouTube this week, a fake janitor tricks patrons […]

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Katz’s Deli Launches its Own Delivery Service

Posted July 31, 2020 at 5:03 am

Katz’s Deli this week launched its own local delivery service, bypassing third-party sites. Customers can now go directly to the Katz’s website and place orders for delivery. They are kicking off the new functionality with free delivery for the first 132 customers, a nod to its time on the Lower East Side (code: SINCE1888). Delivery […]

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Katz’s Deli Wants you to Know that they ‘Aren’t Going Anywhere’ Amidst COVID-19 Shutdowns

Posted March 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Effective today, the city mandates that all bars and restaurants are closed to public dining, with sales limited to takeout and delivery only. Mayor de Blasio announced the drastic COVID-19 related measure in a tweet late Sunday, which was an about-face from his prior stance. The complete shutdown will be a dark road for the […]

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Man Arrested After Attempted Kidnapping of 5-Year-Old Boy Outside Katz’s Deli

Posted September 3, 2019 at 5:19 am

Catching up on some Hell Square news over the holiday weekend… Police arrested a man late Saturday after he attempted to kidnap a five-year-old boy outside Katz’s Deli. Eric Visa, 46, approached the child as he was walking near the famous Lower East Side restaurant with his family shortly before midnight, according to various published […]

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Katz’s Adjacent Retail Condo Sells for Record $89M

Posted July 19, 2019 at 5:02 am

The hot pastrami sandwich at Katz’s Deli costs $22.95; the ginormous commercial condo in Ben Shaoul’s luxury development next door costs $89 million. Developer Ben Shaoul reportedly sold the retail portion of the building to the AR Global affiliate New York City REIT. Stated sale price is $88.75 million, which makes it the most expensive […]

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Katz’s Deli Celebrates 30 Years of ‘When Harry Met Sally’

Posted May 29, 2019 at 5:05 am

It was the orgasm heard ’round the world… This summer, Katz’s Delicatessen will double down on its pop cultural acclaim. And by that, we mean When Harry Met Sally. The iconic movie with the immortalized Lower East Side scene celebrates its 30th anniversary in July, and the deli is celebrating with a month of movie-related […]

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The Hadid Clan Really Wants to Live in Hell (Square)

Posted April 1, 2019 at 5:09 am

Sister models Gigi and Bella Hadid, along with their model mother Yolanda, might together take up residence inside Ben Shaoul’s gold-bricked development at 196 Orchard Street. The family has been searching for a Lower East Side residence that can accommodate this “compound” lifestyle. Hell Square could be the place. According to a tabloid bit in […]

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Here’s Looking at James & Karla Murray’s ‘Mom-and-Pop’ Installation in Seward Park

Posted June 27, 2018 at 5:06 am

Acclaimed husband-wife photographers James and Karla Murray last week completed the installation of their Lower East Side mom-and-pop throwback inside Seward Park. “Mom-and-Pops of the L.E.S.” is a large-scale public art installation situated in a garden triangle beside the children’s playground. It consists of an 8-foot-high-by-12-foot-wide-by-8-foot-deep rectangular wood-frame, and includes four nearly-life-size photographs of family-owned […]

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On its 130th Birthday, Katz Deli Offers Meat Subscription Service

Posted June 7, 2018 at 5:07 am

Talk about delivering the meat… Katz’s Delicatessen is breaking out the big guns for its 130th anniversary. Yup, New York’s iconic sandwich shop is going national this month, via its first ever meat subscription service. Boxes will cost a pretty penny; a full year will set you back $1,500, and the 3-month minimum subscription is […]

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