Posted September 16, 2013 at 6:02 am
Snack Dragon Taco Shack, the low-key Mexican joint at 164 Orchard Street, recently met the might of the Department of Health. The city agency paid the restaurant a visit on Friday, and shut ‘em down. But the problems aren’t only with the sanitary nature of the kitchen and dining room, which collectively scored 62 violation […]
Last modified September 11, 2013 at 11:16 am
Thanks to the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, last fall was fully sour for pickle fanatics. Winds, floods, and lack of power in the wake of the late-October storm completely sidelined the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day. That was then. The event returns next month for the first time since 2010. The Lower East Side […]
Posted September 11, 2013 at 6:02 am
Owner Dino Eli tells us that Windows is now making its illustrious return.
Last modified September 10, 2013 at 4:59 pm
While it stagnates on the open market (for $32 million), onsite activities at 314 Grand Street are gaining steam. The entire ground level of the corner building is now vacant, save for the sliver storefront presently occupied by The Cast around the corner on Orchard. Zarin Fabrics removed its showroom and is now simply operating its […]
Last modified September 9, 2013 at 3:43 pm
Orchard Street was bustling yesterday evening thanks to Opening Night: Art + Fashion. Organized by the Lower East Side BID, the second annual event once again coordinated a celebration of neighborhood stores and galleries. The centerpiece was a mid-block “Looks of the LES” fashion show selected by Cosmopolitan.com’s Amy Odell. The event showcased threads from 16 […]
Posted September 5, 2013 at 6:10 am
Ladies and germs, we now have yet another nightlife prospect for 120 Orchard Street. As previously chronicled, seven-year-old Gallery Bar has been on the outs for months, and will soon give way to something different. The first applicant who wanted the space proposed a weird video game concept (4Play Gaming) that seemed futile from the […]
Last modified September 3, 2013 at 9:48 am
It would appear that the fourth-generation owners are seeking full liquor privileges for a new endeavor at 127 Orchard Street tentatively called Russ & Daughters Cafe (Fourthgen LLC).
Posted August 28, 2013 at 6:10 am
Sometime within the last few weeks, the Rachel Uffner Gallery ceased to exist at 47 Orchard Street. One day it was there as usual, and the next, brown paper obscured the windows.