‘Canada Goose’ Smear Campaign Hits the Streets After SoHo Store Opening

Posted November 23, 2016 at 5:14 am

Canada Goose is high on its new outlet store in SoHo, which opened last week on Wooster Street. There is even a new two-piece billboard plugging the brand above East Houston (the one usually occupied by H&M). The street isn’t happy with the retail arrival, though. What began as vocal protests by animal rights activists […]

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This Laundry Startup Just Took Over the Former ‘Poppington’ Gallery on Orchard Street

Posted November 22, 2016 at 5:00 am

Poppington folded in May 2015. This wasn’t the only business that folded at 60 Orchard Street. In fact, Folded is on its way – a new tech startup that offers on-demand laundry services. The two levels at 60 Orchard will presumably be outfitted with laundry machines and dryers. Indeed, part of the company’s credo is […]

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Kenneth Cole to Close All Stores, but Will Keep the Bowery Location

Posted November 16, 2016 at 5:12 am

Kenneth Cole is said to shutter its 63 outlet stores over the next six months. One of the only locations to hang in there is the cornershop at Bowery and Bond. The clothing company will instead focus efforts on e-commerce and international sales, according to Crain’s. Kenneth Cole settled at 328 Bowery last year, a […]

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Clayton Patterson Welcomes the Public to His ‘Outlaw Art Museum’ on Essex Street After 10-Year Absence

Posted November 9, 2016 at 5:15 am

Clayton Patterson is reopening the namesake Outlaw Art Museum to the public after ten years on the sidelines. The gallery, located on the ground floor of his home/studio at 161 Essex Street, will splash with an event dedicated to Patterson’s revived “Clayton Caps.” The new show bows November 14 (7pm) with the help of the […]

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Drybar Blows Into Hell Square Today

Posted November 4, 2016 at 5:12 am

Well, it’s not that kind of bar. Drop the flask and grab the blow dryer. Drybar opens today at 179 Ludlow Street. The California-based salon-chain signed on as retail tenant back in the summertime. Teaser signage quickly followed and remained in place until this week. With this new spot, Drybar boasts sixteen locations in New York, […]

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Dana Foley and Andrea Linett Open Holiday Vintage Pop-up at 151 Ludlow Street

Posted November 4, 2016 at 5:08 am

Boutique proprietor Dana Foley returned to Hell Square this week. The onetime co-owner of Foley + Corinna on Stanton Street just opened her latest operation around the corner. She teamed up with former founding creative director of Lucky Magazine (and Lower East Side denizen) Andrea Linett for a temporary holiday pop-up shop at 151 Ludlow Street. It’s […]

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On Death’s Door, American Apparel Finally Shutters its ‘SoHo Factory Outlet’

Posted November 3, 2016 at 5:17 am

Onetime hipster clothier, American Apparel, officially closed its SoHo Factory Outlet earlier this week. It’s been on death watch since October 2015, when brokers from RKF first began pimping the primo commercial real estate. Success was apparently elusive. However, a sign went up in the windows this week steering customers to its Harlem “flea market” happening […]

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‘Seize Sur Vingt’ Opening New Bowery Brick-and-Mortar Boutique Tomorrow

Posted October 31, 2016 at 5:10 am

The Bowery mid-section is transitioning to an unaffordable, high-end playground. With galleries galore, multimillion-dollar condos, an Ace Hotel, the International Center of Photography, and CitizenM hotel already in the mix, trendy fashion is following. The latest entrant is ready to make a mark in this arena… Max Sun restaurant supply company downsized its operation a couple […]

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Instagram Impresario (and Joke Thief) ‘Fat Jew’ is at Bowery & Vine for Wine Tasting Event Tonight

Posted October 28, 2016 at 5:12 am

Reviled social media personality, the Fat Jew (aka Josh Ostrovsky), paired up with Bowery & Vine Wines and Spirits for a wine tasting event later today. Start time is 6pm at the 269 Bowery HQ. Wine of choice is the Fat Jew’s own “White Girl Rosé.” You may recall that the pop-culture guru found himself […]

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‘LES Popped’ Finds a New Home with Wendy Mink Jewelry on Orchard Street

Posted October 27, 2016 at 5:00 am

Two Lower East Side retailers are coming together at 72 Orchard Street. One, a veteran; the other, more freshman. The Wendy Mink boutique just welcomed a co-tenant after more than eight years selling jewelry on the block. Brand of choice is LES Popped, the local artisan market that briefly occupied 365 Grand Street for several […]

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