January 2014

Published: January 30, 2014

Publication: The Villager

By Martin Tessler

Celebrating the news on Jan. 13 that the city had agreed to give Jerry Delakas a license to operate the Astor Palce newsstand, from left: Kelly King, Marty Tessler, Delakas and Arthur Schwartz. Photo by Tequila Minsky

Standing in the checkout line at Trader Joe’s on E. 14th St. this past September, a few weeks after primary day, I looked over at the neighboring line and saw

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Published: January 16, 2014

Publication: Bedford and Bowery

By Jenna Marotta

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Amidst congratulations and hallelujahs, Jerry Delakas rolled up the metal door of Astor Place Newsstand around 10:30 this morning, resuming the business he ran for 25-plus years before …

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Published: January 16, 2014

Publication: The Villager

By Lincoln Anderson

Victory! Jerry Delakas at his Astor Place newsstand at Monday's press conference announcing the news that he reached an agreement with the city allowing him to reopen the stand. Photo by Tequila MInsky

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  Updated Wed., Jan. 15, 11 p.m.  |  Great news! Longtime newsstand vendor Jerry Delakas is back at his kiosk on Astor Place.

A press conference with …

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Published: January 14, 2014

Publication: NY1

By Michael Herzenberg

He was in danger of losing his livelihood, but a Manhattan man says that the new mayor has given his business a new lease on life. NY1’s Michael Herzenberg filed the

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Published: January 14, 2014

Publication: The New York Times

By Colin Moynihan

A month after closing a newsstand on Astor Place that had been operated for 26 years without the proper license, New York City officials have reversed course, agreeing …

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Published: January 13, 2014

Publication: Daily News

By Barbara Ross, Kerry Burke, Corky Semaszko

The city’s Department of Consumer Affairs had shut down Jerry Delakas who operated on Cooper Square at Astor Place and Lafayette Ave. for decades after the

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Published: January 9, 2014

Publication: The Villager

By Lincoln Anderson

The news could be looking much better for embattled Astor Place newsstand vendor Jerry Delakas under a new administration.

Arthur Schwartz, Delakas’s attorney, reported that Mayor Bill de Blasio was …

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Published: January 8, 2014

Publication: Daily News

By Barbara Ross

Upon learning that New York’s mayor was sympathetic to Jerry Delakas’ plight, city lawyers agreed to put off eviction proceedings against the 64-year-old, according to the man’s attorney.

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Published: January 1, 2014

Publication: The Villager

By Lincoln Anderson

Jerry Delakas has operated the newsstand at Astor Place and Fourth Ave. for 27 years.

In an update on Jerry Delakas’s struggle to regain his Astor Place newsstand, the longtime vendor’s attorney, Arthur Schwartz, told The Villager on Saturday that discussions have recently ratcheted up …

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Out Shout

January 1, 2014

Published: January 1, 2014

Publication: WestView News

By Arthur Z. Schwartz

A City Ready To Heal,Hudson River Park Air Rights, Hope for Public School Parents, Peace offering to Assembly Member Glick

A New Name. I launched this column a …

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