Posts Tagged ‘Delancey Street’

Olek’s Crochet Bombs: A Brief History of the Street Artist’s Work

Written by NYPress on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Olek strikes again! Polish-born crochet artist Agata Oleksiak added some color to Lower East Siders’ commute this morning by hanging two pairs of pink camouflage yarn-covered sneakers alongside the many old shoes dangling from wires above the intersection of Broome and Eldridge Streets. Olek’s knitted street art is a downtown staple by now. In the [&hellip
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The Delancey Underground

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, Politics

Rendering courtesy of raad studio. While the West Side has the High Line, the East Side could get the LowLine Over 80 years ago, Dan Barasch’s grandparents on both sides ended up in the Lower East Side after emigrating from Italy and Russia. While his family eventually set up stakes in other neighborhoods and he settled in the East Village—which [&hellip
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Dangerous Delancey

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News

A recent tragedy proves once again the deadliness of the LES’ main thoroughfare By Lillian Rizzo and Marissa Maier, with additional reporting by Andrew Rice A few months ago, a NYPD officer stood in the middle of the intersection of Delancey and Essex streets, out of breath and sweating. Occasionally, a driver would roll down [&hellip
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