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‘Hair Queen’ Replaces Dickson Hairshop on Allen Street

Posted December 16, 2014 at 5:38 am

Dickson Hairshop on Allen Street ceased operations at the end of July after seven years in business, as previously disclosed. Cause of its demise was the deteriorating health of its eponymous owner Severin Dickson. We learned at the time that he was struck with the autoimmune disease called Sarcoidosis, which hindered him from operating the […]

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Here’s a Quick Holiday Pop-Up Roundup for You [LISTS]

Posted December 11, 2014 at 10:35 am

Pop-ups are popping up all over New York City for the holidays. Here’s a roundup of some standouts: Good Stuff Holiday Pop-Up Shop stopTHINKshop, TYTHEdesign and By Brooklyn are co-curating a holiday pop-up shop for conscious consumerism from December 11 – 14. This shopping experience will allow for consumers to connect with the local, sustainable and ethical story behind […]

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Kirkstraat Jewelers Takes the Torch from Misin Shin at 122 Orchard Street

Posted December 10, 2014 at 5:36 am

The Misin Shin hair salon at 122 Orchard opened three years ago, and seemed fairly popular from the get-go. It was a self-described “relaxed salon” toting the unsurprising fashionista pricing. But it proved incapable of surviving the cutthroat real estate atmosphere in Hell Square, and closed two months ago. Almost immediately, we started to see listings (since deleted) for the […]

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East Coast MMA Opening ‘Fight Shop’ at 131 Orchard Street

Posted December 8, 2014 at 5:00 am

The half of 131 Orchard initially earmarked for Black Tree expansion has taken a different commercial course entirely. Back to retail for the former leather vendor M.S. Fashions. This south store was under the knife these last few months, shielded by a tattered sidewalk shed sheathed in graffiti and DOB permits. Coincidentally, construction concluded last […]

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Birchbox is Opening Men’s Pop-Up on the Bowery Tonight

Posted December 5, 2014 at 5:30 am

Brown window dressing had been in place ever since Tokyobike ditched 1 Prince Street earlier this fall. That wasn’t a surprise, as the upscale bicycle brand was only in it for the short run. Just a couple months of dormancy, and now the cornershop on the Bowery (owned by Bari Restaurant Equipment) is ready for […]

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Pip-Squeak Chapeau Boutique Ends Its Tenancy on Clinton Street

Posted December 3, 2014 at 5:30 am

Pip-Squeak Chapeau was seemingly a popular addition to the Clinton Street landscape upon its arrival back in 2011. Unfortunately for fans of the tiny boutique, though, this Lower East Side flirtation came to an end last week. It was ultimately a three-and-a-half year romance with the neighborhood. According to the Facebook page, Pip-Squeak Chapeau is […]

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‘awindow’ Pop-Up Retail Lab Opening at 125 Rivington Street

Posted November 21, 2014 at 6:10 am

Aside from plans last year to transform 125 Rivington into a bar called “The Carolinas,” the ground floor has seen naught but pop-up endeavors. In fact, the last such temporary shop was seven months ago, that of SR luxury backpacks. As of this week, though, it’s again all systems go. Roving creative house awindow edition […]

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FEIT Direct Opens Its Flagship Store on the Bowery

Posted November 19, 2014 at 5:00 am

Two months of renovations at 2 Prince Street culminated in the grand opening of FEIT Direct (pronounced “fight”) over the weekend. The upscale boutique, maker of handmade luxury footwear for men and women, is now headquartered at the corner of Bowery and Prince. This, of course, was previously home to Miss Hoe, which relocated to […]

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G&S Sporting Goods will Throw in the Towel on Wednesday After 77 Years on Essex Street

Posted November 17, 2014 at 10:22 am

The time has come to bid adieu to G&S Sporting Goods. After nearly eight decades at 43 Essex Street, the historic boxing store is set to close this Wednesday (November 19). While certainly upsetting and a total loss for the neighborhood, this news isn’t completely shocking. Owner Lenny Zerling, who suffered a stroke last year, […]

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Pixie Market Owners Launch ‘Frankie Shop’ at 100 Stanton Street

Posted November 17, 2014 at 6:10 am

When Pixie Market closed its eight-year-old shop last month, we reported that co-owners Gaelle Drevet and Magda Pietrobelli weren’t yet finished with 100 Stanton Street. A new concept was promised at some point in the future. Well, then just became now… Heir to the Pixie Market throne is Frankie Shop. Billed as a “concept store” […]

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