Dana’s Loft Closes 96 Orchard Street Salon
Another salon just called it quits at 96 Orchard Street, the second such establishment to do so within five years.
The second-floor landing of this tenement had been the home of the popular Fringe Salon for years. When 2008 rolled around, the chop shop relocated downstairs and around the corner to 248 Broome Street. The void caused by their departure was quickly filled by stylist Dana Gibbs’ eponymous enterprise – Dana’s Loft Hair.
Over the weekend, the handful of barber chairs, perm machines, and other salon fixtures were removed from the sliver storefront. The 500-square-foot real estate is now available for a new tenant. Seems the only businesses that can really make a go of this joint are hair cutters. We’ll see what happens.