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‘The Sill’ Chose 84 Hester Street to Sling Upscale House Plants

Posted October 29, 2014 at 6:09 am

Mei Sin Deli & Grocery at the southwest corner of Allen and Hester Streets was a frequent target of the city. On numerous occasions throughout the years, the Chinese bodega at 84 Hester (aka 37 Allen) was shut down for various transgressions. Usually, we are told, due to illegally selling cigarettes from North Carolina. It […]

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Pixie Market is Moving from Stanton Street; Owners Plan New Concept

Posted October 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

The self-described “destination for all things cute and trendy” is presently on the move. That would, of course, be the Pixie Market at 100 Stanton Street, a well-regarded boutique that offers trends on the cheap. A sign in the window advertises a deep discount on all items in the teensy store. Co-owner Gaelle Drevet confirms […]

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Moscot has a House Band with Dr. Moscot on Guitar

Posted October 24, 2014 at 6:10 am

Moscot rocks out with the best of ‘em. The last two consecutive Thursdays, after hours, we spotted a four-piece band rehearsing inside the Orchard Street store. A double take proved that fourth-generation owner Dr. Harvey Moscot was indeed wielding a six-string (i.e. Fender Stratocaster). Moscot PR tells us that the house band is called “The […]

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Blue Bayer Design Studio Opening an Eclectic Jewelry Boutique on Clinton Street

Posted October 23, 2014 at 6:00 am

Ever since the departure (and subsequent relocation) of Vector Gallery back in July, the south store of 40 Clinton Street has been a vacancy. The wait is over. Blue Bayer, a New York-based craftsman, is opening his jewelry boutique here in the coming days. It’s called Blue Bayer Design, and specializes in eclectic, “risky jewelry and […]

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Agent Provocateur is Opening a Third Manhattan Location on Elizabeth Street

Posted October 22, 2014 at 6:03 am

Haute lifestyle boutique Condor is no longer part of the gold-coast landscape of Little Italy. The business closed its three-year-old shop at 259 Elizabeth Street at the end of August, but has been running a pop-up locale down on Kenmare Street in the interim. Now it’s again without a home. Condor flew the coop thanks […]

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American Apparel Using the Force in New ‘Star Wars’ Window Display

Posted October 15, 2014 at 9:22 am

A short time ago, in a neighborhood so so close… American Apparel used the Force to bust open your wallet for large bills, just so you can fit in during the upcoming track meet. Seemingly in concert with ComicCon this past weekend, and the imminent arrival of Halloween, American Apparel is doing its part to […]

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Celebrity Tattoo Artist Megan Massacre Opening Studio Inside Grit N Glory on Orchard Street

Posted October 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Orchard Street will soon welcome its second tattoo shop. But with a twist. Three-year-old Grit N Glory carved out space in its enormous store for celebrity tattoo artist Megan Massacre. According to a press release, the star of TLC’s NY Ink will begin her co-located inking operation inside the “rock n roll boutique.” Megan Massacre […]

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Australian Salon ‘Prema’ Replaces Pimps & Pinups on Stanton Street

Last modified October 14, 2014 at 3:49 pm

When it comes to overpriced hair cuts, 101 Stanton just ditched the faux rock vibe for something on the opposite end of the spectrum. The fashionista client. Seemingly overnight, Pimps & Pinups vanished, replaced almost immediately by a new salon called ‘Prema’. Fashion magazines now line the windows, but the storefront is no less ugly. […]

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Parisian Fashion Brand ELEVENPARIS to Open Flagship on Prince Street

Posted October 10, 2014 at 6:03 am

Parisian fashion companies are colonizing the eastern fringe of Prince Street, once a wasteland littered with failed retail. Sister stores Sandro and Maje moved here more two years ago, converting the block to glitz. Now, another of its bretheren is moving to the block. Into the space formerly occupied by Nolan. A branded vinyl skin […]

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Reed Annex and Misin Shin Salon Among New Victims on Battered Orchard Street

Posted October 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

Upper Orchard Street – within the confines of Hell Square – continues to take a beating. A decade of constant construction has pounded the area into submission. Retail barely survives, rowdy nightlife thrives. Now there are three more storefront vacancies to report today. Each carves a notch in the column of Lower East Side fashion […]

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