Duane Reade Makeover on Delancey Street Uncovers Old ‘Bunnies’ Ghost Signage

Posted November 8, 2016 at 9:29 am

Duane Reade’s long-running Delancey Street outpost is undergoing a slight brand tweak. Even though Walgreens purchased the pharmacy chain years ago, many of the locations (like 100 Delancey) remain without mention of its corporate parent. Until last week. That’s when the faded red-and-white banner on the four-story vertical housing was swapped for signage that reads, […]

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Lower East Side BID Bringing “DayLife” Street Festival to Orchard

Posted April 5, 2012 at 6:45 am

Last night, the Lower East Side BID and DesigNYC presented plans to the Economic Development Committee of Community Board 3 for its proposed Sunday festival on Orchard Street. Details inside!

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Menu Released for Kupersmith at 49 Clinton Street

Posted November 10, 2011 at 6:28 am

The transition from Clerkenwell to Kupersmith is one day from completion on Clinton Street. Details after the jump!

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SVA Students Transform Clerkenwell to Kupersmith at 49 Clinton

Posted November 7, 2011 at 6:42 am

As of Friday, the Clerkenwell concept as we know it will cease to exist, and Kupersmith born as replacement. Details after the jump!

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Ludlow Residence Inks Deal with The Kings College

Last modified May 13, 2010 at 3:52 pm

As initially reported back in March, Baruch College plans to share dorm space with the School of Visual Arts at the Ludlow Residence.  Today, Crain’s brings word that a third city school will be joining the slumber party at 101 Ludlow.  The Kings College recently inked a two-year deal with SVA to occupy floors 14 […]

Baruch College to Dorm in Ludlow Residence

Posted March 19, 2010 at 9:59 am

According to The Ticker, the Baruch College newspaper, the CUNY school will share the Ludlow Residence with the School of Visual Arts.  Students will reportedly have the opportunity to live at 101 Ludlow starting fall semester 2010, which “provides the opportunity to partake in the traditional college experience.”

Ludlow Residence Graffiti

Posted February 3, 2010 at 6:11 am

In recent days, the Ludlow Residence penitentiary was officially initiated into the Lower East Side. Five floors up, the building finally has its first visible graffito. It only took about a year. Scrubbing that off the facade will be quite the task.

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The Tumultuous Saga of 100 Delancey Continues

Posted January 11, 2010 at 6:34 am

100 Delancey Street has had a tumultuous few years.  For decades, the space was home to a children’s department store called Bunnies.  Then, in early 2007, plans for the blockbuster Ludlow Residence dormitory across the street forced Duane Reade into the ground level of the classic cornershop.  Ludlow Fitness, meanwhile, seized the second floor.  Shortly after this […]

Ludlow Residence Terrace Adds Fence

Posted August 19, 2009 at 6:26 am

Jumping off the sprawling terrace of the Ludlow Residence is probably not condoned by the School of Visual Arts.  Hence the addition of a brand-spankin’-new protective fence around its perimeter.