Orchard Street


Fair Warning: ‘The John Lamb’ at the 119 Orchard Hotel Has Nightclub Written All Over it

Posted October 9, 2015 at 5:18 am

Like all the hotels in Hell Square, 119 Orchard Street sure took its time. Construction has been terribly slow in recent years, thanks in large part to constant stop-work orders. Five years after SAS Property Management (aka Shimon Avadi) tore down the tenement building, the incomplete hotel at 119 Orchard Street has finally undergone the […]

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DelShah Repositions 130 Orchard Street as ‘The Beckenstein’ After $28M Purchase

Posted October 7, 2015 at 5:14 am

The address 130 Orchard Street doesn’t exist anymore. At least not in the eyes of brokers hell-bent on selling all corners of the Lower East Side to the highest bidder. It’s now forever known as the predictable, The Beckenstein, an obvious homage to its roots as a textile factory. (Unclear if permission was obtained from […]

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Lower East Side Pickle Festival Attracts (and Feeds) the Hordes [PHOTOS]

Posted October 5, 2015 at 5:19 am

The annual Lower East Side Pickle Day certainly lucked out with the weather yesterday, especially after a stormy weekend. Come rain or brine, it was gonna happen. Thousands flocked to Orchard Street in the afternoon from all corners of the Tri-state to feast on pickles and other foodie selections. That is, if you had the patience […]

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‘Ni’s Japanese Delicacies’ Joining New Japanese Restaurant at 14 Orchard Street

Posted October 5, 2015 at 5:00 am

Once Alexander Olch moves his tie shop to the corner, 14A Orchard Street will welcome a new eatery. Per our previous reports, Lovely Day owner Kazusa Jibiki is taking over the lease for the new concept, which we now learn is a Japanese joint. And it’ll feature a three-year veteran vendor of the Essex Street […]

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Rain or Brine: LES Pickle Day is Still on for Tomorrow

Last modified October 3, 2015 at 12:17 pm

The weekend forecast can’t sour the festivities lined up for the Lower East Side Pickle Day. The show will go on as scheduled tomorrow, Sunday from 12 to 6pm. As previously mentioned, Orchard Street between Delancey and East Houston will showcase more than fifteen local pickle vendors and 30+ restaurants serving up “pickle themed delicacies.” […]


‘Dudley’s Deli’ Announced for Former Guss’ Pickles on Orchard Street

Posted October 1, 2015 at 9:23 am

Dimes isn’t the only Lower East Side cafe doubling down on the “D” (for deli). Let’s head five blocks north. Two months after breaking the news, the Dudley’s expansion remains in the renovation phase. Crinkled brown paper is still the only sight at 87 Orchard Street, where the popular Australian eatery plans to install complementary […]

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Photo: LES Pickle Day

The Annual Lower East Side Pickle Day Returns This Sunday

Posted September 29, 2015 at 10:23 am

Wake up and smell the vinegar, because the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day is almost here. Residents can once again relish in the briny festivities this Sunday; festivities that are now re-established after the Hurricane Sandy-induced hiatus back in 2012. This year, Orchard Street between Houston and Delancey Streets will, as in years prior, showcase more than fifteen […]

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Pantsed: Pull-In Underwear Leaves Orchard Street

Posted September 28, 2015 at 5:18 am

The retail store at 147 Orchard Street was caught with its pants down. Guess the market for high-end French underwear isn’t enough to sustain business on the Lower East Side. Yep, Pull-In pulled out of Orchard Street after a surprising three-year stint at this address. Folded last week, in fact. This was the second-chance location […]

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Lovely Day Owner Eyes 14 Orchard Street While Alexander Olch Heads Down the Block

Posted September 28, 2015 at 5:00 am

One Orchard Street storefront is trading ties for Thai. As predicted, the owner behind the popular Lovely Day is opening an establishment at 14 Orchard Street. We first reported the news two months ago, but received an official confirmation thanks to the standard Community Board 3 neighborhood notice. Such signage is currently taped to the entrance […]

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Black Tree Grows the Business with New Brooklyn Outpost

Posted September 22, 2015 at 5:17 am

​A (black) tree grows in Brooklyn. Yep, the popular Orchard Street sandwich shop just expanded its business into the outer boroughs. Ownership has been eyeing a second location for over a year, having briefly considered both a move into the adjacent storefront as well as a second counter across the street (122 Orchard). Neither of […]

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