Moving Day for a Popular Taste of New York

Loeb's leaves 15th St. after 51 years

After 51 years on 15th Street, Loeb's Deli is moving.

The popular New York-style deli closed its location of the past three decades for good Friday. It's being forced out because of renovations to the government building that houses it.

Regulars will have to wait until the new location opens less than four blocks away at 17th and I streets in December before they can enjoy their favorite sandwiches again.

"I feel really good about the amount of people that have been more positive than, 'Oh, darn, where are we going to eat?'" said Marlene Loeb, who runs the family business with her brothers since their parents passed away. "Most of them said, 'We'll lose a little weight when you're gone, but we'll get it back."

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