321 Grand Street

New Grand Street Avant Garde Gallery Doubles as ‘Luxury Vape Lounge’

Posted December 19, 2014 at 5:39 am

The Grenco Science pop-up vaporizer joint isn’t the only such retail action happening this weekend. Remember that gallery we told you about last month at 319 Grand Street? Well, Avant Garde by MMC, as it’s now known, itself doubles as a “luxury vape lounge.” In fact, its tagline is “where vape meets art.” The grand […]

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The Pink Building on Orchard Street Adds Two Galleries to its Ranks

Posted November 20, 2014 at 6:08 am

For Waterbridge Capital, which shelled out $27 million for the Orchard Street Pink Building, it’s all going to plan. Boot the commercial tenants in an effort to attract more well-heeled tenants and clientele. Modern Decor and Cellini Uomo were forced from the premises over the summer, and the two spaces sat on the market for months […]

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At the Pink Building on Orchard Street, It’s a Mass Exodus Ahead of Retail Upscaling

Last modified July 28, 2014 at 9:17 am

You wouldn’t have realized it during the filming sesh for Trainwreck last week, but there’s a seismic shift happening at the iconic Pink Building. 321 Grand Street sold last summer for an unwieldy $27 million. Waterbridge Capital is the lucky owner, and now a year after its purchase, we’re starting to see the fallout. Plenty of changes, […]

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Filming ‘Trainwreck’ with Judd Apatow & Amy Schumer on Orchard Street [PHOTOS]

Posted July 22, 2014 at 9:20 am

Director Judd Apatow and the Trainwreck team pitched camp at the northeast corner of Orchard and Grand Streets yesterday afternoon. Right outside Sheila’s Decorating. The scene in question was an exterior “intersection” sequence shot near the entrance to Jodamo (of Pink Building fame). This was the second time in a week that production transpired on […]

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Breaking: Fire on the Roof of Orchard Street Pink Building

Last modified March 24, 2014 at 6:43 am

Firefighters are deployed en masse to the corner of Orchard and Grand Streets. Smoke has been billowing from the Pink Building for the last fifteen minutes. Ladder is up outside 63 Orchard. This is the second fire in the last few years at the landmarked building, formerly Ridley’s department store. We’ll have more as it […]

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Big Pink on Orchard Street Sold to Waterbridge Capital for $27M

Posted July 31, 2013 at 6:20 am

Nigh on two years after a blaze nearly consumed it, Waterbridge Capital just purchased the corner property for $27 million.

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Big Pink on Orchard Street For Sale Again at $27 Million

Last modified December 21, 2012 at 6:10 am

For the second time in three years, Big Pink is on the open market again.

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“Americana” Films at Rehabilitated 321 Grand Street

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

Bet the movie-makers are glad that the Pink Building at Orchard and Grand is back to normal.

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Jodamo Hopes to Reopen Next Week on Grand Street

Posted December 9, 2011 at 6:42 am

Last Friday evening, Jodamo closed up shop as usual just before the Jewish Sabbath, having every intention of returning on Sunday. More after the jump!

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Updates on the 319-321 Grand Street Fire

Posted December 5, 2011 at 6:42 am

There are some updates to divulge today regarding the fire at 319-321 Grand Street.