144 Orchard Street

Pajama Pop-Up ‘Gelato Pique’ Coming to Orchard Street

Posted November 21, 2017 at 5:05 am

No, it’s not what you think. Not another ice cream shop for Hell Square. To the contrary, this misnomer of a pop-up at 144 Orchard Street is for pajamas. The new outpost – a holiday shop for Gelato Pique – is poised to open here next week (November 28). Teaser posters are hanging in the […]

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‘Epaulet’ Returns to LA, Ditches Orchard Street After 7 Years

Posted April 14, 2017 at 5:08 am

Call it an Epaulet exit. The formerly-Brooklyn-based men’s clothing and footwear brand just departed the Lower East Side after seven years. Gone for good. Ownership spent the last week pimping a fire sale, and packing up the remainder of the store. They’re apparently moving all operations back to Los Angeles, where a store opened four […]

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Rome’s ‘Trappizino’ Street Food Makes Stateside Debut on the Lower East Side

Last modified February 23, 2017 at 7:43 am

After much hype across the blogosphere and mainstream, Trappizino finally bowed on the Lower East Side yesterday afternoon. And with it, an authentic taste of Rome’s popular street food. The idea for the namesake dish – essentially a glorified pizza pocket – was invented in 2008 by Stefano Callegari. Nearly a decade later, principals Luca Vincenzini and Nick […]

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Checking out ‘Trapizzino,’ the Roman Street Food Spot Opening on Orchard Street

Last modified February 22, 2017 at 9:49 pm

Where kebabs and pizza were once served, a restaurant dedicated to another popular “Roman street food” will soon open. It’s only a matter of weeks, apparently. As first reported here, principal Luca Vincenzini and partner Nick Hatsatouris will together impart a quick-serve snack shop at 144 Orchard Street called Trapizzino. A majority of the plywood shed […]

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‘Goodfella’s Pizza’ on Orchard Shutters as Trapizzino Snack Shop Readies Takeover

Posted September 19, 2016 at 5:08 am

Goodfella’s Pizza officially terminated its Lower East Side tenure last week after five years on the block. The Staten Island-based pizzeria turned out the lights and closed the gates at 144 Orchard Street for the last time Thursday evening. A single farewell note is plastered to the front door, thanking the Lower East Side for […]

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Five Years Later, Goodfella’s Pizza will Give Way to Trapizzino on Orchard Street

Posted August 12, 2016 at 5:09 am

The Goodfella’s pizzeria at Orchard and Rivington Streets is on its way out. As previously reported, there is a new suitor looking to take over from the five-year-old wood-fired parlor. First-time applicant Luca Vincenzini is angling to bring a new 12-table Trapizzino restaurant to 144 Orchard Street. It’s tentatively named as such. Vincenzini seeks a […]

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New ‘Trapizzino’ Restaurant Might Take Over Goodfella’s Pizza on Orchard Street

Posted August 2, 2016 at 5:00 am

Talk of Goodfella’s closing down its Lower East Side pizzeria has been circulating the neighborhood for well over a year. When we last checked in on the chatter, owner Frank Rizzuto did confirm “potentially selling” the business, but that the restaurant wasn’t closing. That confirmation came a year ago September. Now it appears as though […]

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Goodfella’s Pizza Outpost on Orchard Street is Looking to Sell

Posted September 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

Four years and as many months since opening, it looks like Goodfella’s Pizza at 144 Orchard Street is looking to bow out. If this month-old post on Craigslist is to be believed, the Staten Island-based business is currently for sale. Apparently, the space is going for $10,500 in monthly rent (probably alongside a fat sum of key […]

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Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza Now Open at 144 Orchard

Posted April 26, 2011 at 6:28 am

Staten Island has officially invaded the Lower East Side. Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza is now serving!

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Goodfellas Pizzeria Removes Kebab Signage

Posted March 2, 2011 at 6:39 am

Amidst the conversion from pita to pizza, 144 Orchard Street finally lost all connection to its former tenant.

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