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‘Little Canal’ Cafe Vying to Open at 26 Canal Street

Last modified December 29, 2015 at 2:08 pm

Last week, a Boogie reader sent along intel that a couple of “Williamsburg types” were sniffing around 26 Canal Street (corner of Rutgers). Presumably for some sort of new nightlife endeavor. After all, the time is ripe, as the cornershop was recently vacated by pop-up boutique Miss Hoe and this particular area continues to blow up. […]

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Chinatown Bus Permits Aren’t Being Properly Enforced, Town Hall Panel Admits

Posted December 2, 2015 at 5:18 am

Quite fitting that on the night of the Chinatown bus town hall, sponsored by Community Board 3, the direct path to the venue was blocked by said intercity buses… Nevertheless, the show went on. And honestly, it was nothing we hadn’t already heard ad nauseum already. Only this time, it was a dog-and-pony show with […]

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Tonight is Your Chance to Voice Concerns About the Scourge of Chinatown Buses

Last modified December 1, 2015 at 11:27 am

Those concerned about the constant encroachment of the Chinatown bus industry, pay heed. Community Board 3 and local electeds are hosting a town hall dedicated to the intercity bus scourge tonight. It’s the prime opportunity to voice ongoing concerns and potential solutions regarding over-saturation and non-compliance, as the big machers will be in attendance. The […]

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Alexander Olch Reopens His Menswear Boutique in Larger Canal Street Store

Posted November 10, 2015 at 5:13 am

For Alexander Olch, two weeks of marathon renovations ultimately bore fruit. His upgraded boutique location two doors down at 53 Canal Street is ready for the big time. Officially open and stocked with plenty of trendy formal wear, including shirts, ties, bowties, and scarves. The corner space – formerly Wing Shang Market – shed its […]

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French Fare Will Return to Canal Corner that Housed Les Enfants Terribles (and Skal)

Posted November 9, 2015 at 5:00 am

No Starbucks for Skal, after all. The corporate coffee chain seems to have struck out again in its bid for a Canal area location, for the second time in three years. Instead, French fare will return to the northeast corner of Ludlow and Canal Streets. An application for corporate change was filed with Community Board […]

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Alexander Olch Closes Orchard Street Boutique Ahead of Move

Posted October 28, 2015 at 5:13 am

​Lots happening in Alexander Olch’s corner these days. Not only is the man spearheading the new Metrograph cinema arts house on Ludlow, but he’s also amidst a retail relocation. That’s right, as first reported here in July, the trendy tie purveyor is taking the business down the block to the former Sheng Wang Market at […]

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Miss Hoe is Closing Down Both Downtown Boutiques

Posted October 23, 2015 at 5:17 am

Miss Hoe is again on the run. The quirky accessories boutique (named for its owner, not a porn euphemism) has bounced around the Bowery the last five years, and even opened a satellite store four months ago down at 26 Canal Street. Now both locations, including the semi-permanent outpost at 11 Kenmare, are closing for […]

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Malaysian Cafe ‘Kopitiam’ Opens this Week on Canal Street

Posted September 21, 2015 at 5:13 am

The block of Canal Street between Orchard and Ludlow is seeing lots of commercial transition of late. Dimes and Pies n Thighs both debuted this year, and Alexander Olch is rumored to be moving the tie business here. Now, it’s the former One Star Fashion boutique at 51B Canal that’s changing over. The newcomer is […]

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‘The Hunt’ Antique Shop Opens at New Canal Street Location Next Week

Posted September 4, 2015 at 5:16 am

Optimum Appliances relocated down the block a few years ago, leaving valuable retail real estate for the taking. Only, it didn’t actually happen that quickly. Quite the opposite; the former electronics store at 27 Canal Street remained vacant until this summer. As we first reported last month, upscale antique purveyor, The Hunt, is busy building […]

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The Cast Makes a Comeback with Great Frog; The Hunt Moving to Canal Street

Posted August 12, 2015 at 9:29 am

The Cast is making its Lower East Side comeback. Two months after a rent hike forced it from Orchard Street, the long-running boutique is returning to its stomping ground. Not far from the former HQ. As in, right across the street. Come September, owner Chuck Guarino will begin peddling product in the back room of […]

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