160 Orchard Street

This Orchard Street Pop-Up Wants you to Reach Orgasm with a New Vibrator

Posted August 11, 2017 at 5:04 am

A happy ending awaits ladies at 160 Orchard Street, where British sex toy brand Hot Octopuss is promoting orgasms on the lunch break, so to speak. The Changing Room, which debuted yesterday afternoon, is a controversial pop-up stunt aimed at promoting the brand’s latest vibrator, the “Queen Bee.” Customers will sit down for a one-to-one […]

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Ethik Clothing Co. and EHVonnae Flee 160 Orchard Street

Posted January 14, 2016 at 5:14 am

​Orchard Street is down two retail shops. At the same address, no less. Mid-January fashion flight. Skater-conscious streetwear brand, Ethik Clothing Co., officially shuttered this week. Its former HQ at 160 Orchard is now in disarray, topped with tombstone signage courtesy of Misrahi Realty. Ethik opened this brick-and-mortar back in July 2013, after a brief year-long […]

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‘FRENDS’ Fashionista Headphones Brand Opens Pop-Up at 160 Orchard Street

Posted December 23, 2015 at 5:12 am

​The two-year-old Ehvonnae boutique on Orchard Street is seemingly doing everything it takes to survive. Including a month on the sidelines while a rich, Los Angeles-based headphone company rents its space for a pop-up shop. FRENDS took over 160 Orchard Street earlier this month to hawk its line of fashionista-chic headphones. According to its recent Twitter-based […]

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Ehvonnae Women’s Boutique Opening at 160 Orchard Tomorrow

Posted November 15, 2013 at 6:07 am

Ever since Sara Samoiloff Jewelry foundered, the southern half of 160 Orchard Street remained a vacancy. A Misrahi Realty sign held court for well over a year; the adjacent space became HQ for Ethik Clothing. That inactivity ended a couple months ago, as work began on a trendy new boutique called Ehvonnae. Not that you […]

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Ethik Clothing Co. Moving Into 160 Orchard Street for ‘Flagship’ Store

Posted July 9, 2013 at 6:24 am

Forsaking the edgy frontiers of Essex Street, Ethik Clothing Co. is currently hell square bound.

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Victor Osborne Shutters Orchard Street Shop

Posted March 21, 2013 at 6:18 am

For Victor Osborne, the first, and ultimately last sign of trouble came at the end of February.

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Sara Samoiloff Jewelry at 160 Orchard

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:33 pm

It took roughly eight months, but a business has finally moved into the old Fashion & Fashion space at 160 Orchard Street. And it’s a familiar one at that.  Sara Samoiloff brings her earthy jewelry shop, which was once located at 149 Avenue A, to the neighborhood.

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The Leather Zone at 122 Orchard Shutters

Last modified April 21, 2010 at 7:56 am

It been a rough eight months for the so-called bargain district.  Or what’s left of it.  Old-time Orchard Street merchants above Delancey were dropping like flies. Especially on the east side of the street, where, since last August, a whopping five stores and one restaurant have shuttered – Giuseppe Uomo at 130, Daniel’s Leather II at […]

Daniel’s Leather II at 134 Orchard Shutters

Posted March 3, 2010 at 6:12 am

The oft-heralded bargain district of historic Orchard Street continues to fade into, well, history.  It seems like every few months, there’s yet another vendor closure to report.  Since December, four merchants north of Delancey have called it quits – ZACC Fashions, S.K. Gift Shop, and Fashion & Fashion.  Not to mention the disappearance of Kebab […]

Store Closure: ZACC at 164 Orchard

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:41 pm

Significant events tend to happen in threes.  In this case, three store closure announcements in one month; it’s definitely tough times for upper Orchard Street. Fashion & Fashion at #160 and S.K. Gift Shop at #190 both called it quits in the brief period. Today we bring news that ZACC Fashions at 164 Orchard will […]

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