By SUSANNAH CAHALAN
Posted: 4:35 amAugust 31, 2008
The Nolita hot spot Delicatessen has a full cocktail menu, pricey food, model patrons - and nightly golden showers, thanks to one pissed-off neighbor.
The glass-roofed lounge, which opened with red carpets and loud trance music in July, has neighbors at 265 Lafayette St. up in arms over the riotous party atmosphere.
But one unidentified building resident has taken matters into his own hands, emptying his bladder on the see-through ceiling from his apartment window above.
The stream of discontent prompted another apartment dweller to post a sign in the hallway that reads:
"I know not everyone is happy with Delicatessen but, please stop urinating on the glass roof. I have to buy a new a/c because you did not aim correctly! Thank you!"
"I didn't do it," says Mickey Campbell, 45, who has lived in the building for 18 years. "But I think it's damn funny, whoever did do it."
Campbell gets woken up nightly by garbage trucks and drunken patrons. The restaurant is filled with "f---ing wankers" and "yuppies, yuppies, yuppies."
"The owners have no consideration for anyone else," he said.
More than 10 of the building's 99 apartments look directly down on the leather couches, partying patrons and cocktail-carrying waitresses. The thin layer of glass barely holds back the noise, they gripe.
The SoHo Alliance has received "numerous complaints from the moment it opened," said alliance head Sean Sweeney.
Joshua Griffler, 28, who knows Delicatessen's owners and has had to act as a mediator between them and angry residents six times in the past month, called the peeing protester "disgusting."
"We have our quiet little part of SoHo, and people want to keep it that way - but come on, that's just gross," Griffler said.
Owners Susan Leonard, Mark Amadei and Stacy Pisonne did not return calls seeking comment.
The group opened Cafeteria, a 24-hour upscale diner in Chelsea, a decade ago. It quickly became a staple "Sex and the City" shooting location.