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Popeyes Chicken Returns to Delancey Street After 6-Year Hiatus

Posted July 13, 2020 at 5:04 am

It was more than six years ago that the long-running Popeyes franchise on Delancey Street went out of business. Now, a return is underway for the fast-food chicken restaurant. And directly across the street, at that. Evidence of its arrival, and opening, is mounting at 101 Delancey. Branded red awning is in place, and “Louisiana […]

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Sprint is Returning to Delancey Street with New Outpost in the Old Popeyes Space

Posted December 3, 2014 at 5:32 am

The recent failure of fried chicken at 108 Delancey netted a new vacancy for the taking. Popeye’s ended its six-year run last January, and morphed a month later into a knockoff version of same. Yet, like its predecessor, the attempt to spawn new life in the commercial unit ultimately went south five months later. Massey Knakal […]

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Marshal Seizes the ‘Fried Chicken House’ Knockoff at 108 Delancey

Posted June 27, 2014 at 6:00 am

To be honest, when the Fried Chicken House bowed at 108 Delancey Street back in February, we thought it some sort of joke. Popeye’s had closed a couple weeks earlier, and its entire branding was scrubbed from the facade. Then, in walks this cartoonish, lookalike fast food joint. So, our question was answered yesterday. Fried […]

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Popeye’s on Delancey Replaced by the ‘Fried Chicken House’

Posted February 14, 2014 at 6:12 am

Now this is a bit unexpected. The Popeye’s chicken franchise eatery on Delancey has been replaced by a generic knockoff called the “Fried Chicken House.” What’s funny is that the new establishment, which debuted yesterday, still has some of its predecessor’s menu advertisements in the window. Also, its banner branding is now in place outside […]

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

Posted January 27, 2014 at 6:01 am

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 […]

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Early Edition: July 26

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Fire in Delancey Popeye’s

Posted June 17, 2009 at 10:58 am

We received a picture in our inbox this morning with the following intel regarding a fire in the Delancey Popeye’s yesterday. there was smoke coming from the 2nd floor. apparently a couple was living on the second floor and a fireman came down and released a white dog covered in soot, he scrambled towards his […]

Popeyes Signage

Posted August 13, 2008 at 3:31 pm

[Delancey b/w Ludlow & Essex] This is how the LES does Popeyes Chicken, with a small infusion of neighborhood flavor. The Chinese signage is a relatively recent addition. Last year, this very space was rumored to become an H&M [link]. Had this nugget been true, that entire block of Delancey would’ve accelerated its already speedy […]