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New Salon-Cafe Called ‘FRED.’ is Opening at 192 Orchard Street

Posted September 18, 2014 at 6:11 am

A fifth hair salon is currently gearing up to open on Orchard Street between East Houston and Delancey Streets. Indeed, the former Naked Eye Optical headquarters at number 192 underwent a transformation during the last couple months, and ultimately resulted in an upscale hair joint called “FRED.” FRED. NYC is the eponymous brainchild of stylist Fred Connors, […]

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Reader Report: Shi Eurasia is Moving Around the Corner Due to High Rents

Posted September 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

Fans of imported eats have been flocking to Shi Eurasia on Orchard Street for the three-plus years of its existence. Its shelves are perenially stocked with bounty from Asian and European countries, including snack foods, pastries, noodles, coffee, tea, etc. But Shi is now reportedly on the move, thanks to an exorbitant rent hike. According […]

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Tom Pnini Exhibit Explores Stereoscopic Photography at the Lesley Heller Workspace

Posted September 15, 2014 at 10:05 am

Not all of the recent Fashion Week events on Orchard Street took place on runways. Lower East Side galleries had their moment, too. Among the noteworthy openings, Israeli video artist and NYC resident Tom Pnini kicked off his solo show at the Lesley Heller Workspace. A multi-channel video installation, titled “Ballade to the Double,” along […]

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5 Polaroids Shot from an Orchard Street Rooftop on 9/11 [PHOTOS]

Posted September 11, 2014 at 10:42 am

Today is the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11. Longtime Lower East Sider Robin Page shot the following Polaroids from her Orchard Street rooftop that cloudless Tuesday morning, and recently shared with us.

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Sheila’s Decorating Moves Into Joe’s Fabric Warehouse Up the Block on Orchard Street

Posted September 11, 2014 at 6:00 am

Sheila’s Decorating has been on the ropes since early spring, advertising a move that never seemed to transpire. It finally happened. Even though the 27-year-old Lower East Side business is vacating 68 Orchard Street, it’ll stick around. Sheila’s is now shacking up with another neighborhood stalwart just up Orchard Street. Storefront signage indicates that they’ve […]

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Pickle Day Returns to the Lower East Side on October 19

Posted September 9, 2014 at 9:22 am

Time to pucker up; this year’s Lower East Side Pickle Day is quickly approaching. Brine time. The event will feature over twenty picklers alongside other local food and fashion vendors. It’ll also most likely run in tandem with the semi-frequent DayLife series, as it did last year. This year’s outing will be the second iteration of pickles invading Orchard Street between […]

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A Bunch of Models Strutted Down Orchard Street Last Night for ‘Opening Night’ [PHOTOS]

Posted September 8, 2014 at 9:28 am

For a brief four-hour window last night, the focal point of local fashion was centered on the Lower East Side. The third annual “Opening Night: Art + Fashion” night out – a polygamous marriage of live music, gallery galas, and runway strutting – once again attracted thousands to Orchard Street, between Broome and Grand. (Because what’s […]

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Mi Casa Es Su Casa on Orchard Street is Dead in the Water

Posted September 8, 2014 at 6:08 am

Mi Casa Es Su Casa is officially dead in the water. Tombstone leasing signage is now advertising the space for the next (presumably) nightlife operator. What’s more, the City Marshal seized the space on behalf of the landlord. Not entirely surprising – we had placed the fifteen-month-old on our deathwatch shortly after its debut at 140 […]

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Your Guide to Fashion Week 2014 on the Lower East Side

Posted September 5, 2014 at 4:49 pm

The tents may be off and away uptown behind security guards and droves of photographers, but you can still experience Fashion Week 2014 Lower East Style without a backstage pass. There are some awesome events going on in our neck of the woods full of fashion, art, food, drinks, and neighbors. The Lower East Side […]

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Ochado Ramen Joint Shutters After 3 Months on Orchard

Posted September 5, 2014 at 6:00 am

In what could be deemed one of the quickest quickie closures to date, Ochado Ramen is already out to pasture. The noodle joint bowed in early June at 76 Orchard Street, yet hasn’t been open in recent weeks. Gates are perpetually shuttered. There is no outward indication of what happened here. However, all calls placed […]

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