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Specialty Pencil Store ‘CW Pencil Enterprise’ Debuts on Forsyth Street

Posted March 31, 2015 at 5:10 am

Your standard-issue #2 pencil ain’t gonna cut it anymore. Not with a trendy pencil purveyor now slinging graphite on the Lower East Side. CW Pencil Enterprise – a small business founded by one Caroline Weaver in November 2014 – debuted earlier this month at 100a Forsyth Street. The CW brick-and-mortar boutique store is stocked with […]

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Marvel Comics and Five Four Collaboration Launching Bowery Pop-Up This Weekend

Last modified March 26, 2015 at 8:42 am

Comic book-inspired fashion is headed to the Bowery this weekend. In a rather strange pairing, Marvel Comics recently jumped in bed with the monthly shopping club Five Four to create a limited-edition collection. The new collaboration is described in media materials as the “conclusion of two brands coming together around their desire to constantly interpret and […]

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Green Fingers Plant Shop Relocates to Rivington Street 

Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:17 am

The Spiritual America boutique threw in the towel back in December, just a month shy of its third anniversary on Rivington Street. Now something arguably more spiritual is moving in. A retail refugee from the East Village, at that. Green Fingers – the two-year-old botanical studio on East First Street – recently concluded its two-year […]

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Mastihashop Calls it Quits After 7 Years on Orchard Street

Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:10 am

Those in the old class of boutiques on Orchard Street that managed to make it this far continue to shutter. The latest victim in this trend is Mastihashop at 145 Orchard Street, which just celebrated seven years on the block. Now, like its retail address-mate, the store is yet another vacancy on an embattled stretch of Lower East […]

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BucketFeet Artsy Footwear Opening New Boutique on Elizabeth Street

Posted March 3, 2015 at 5:16 am

Another day, another shoe store for upper Elizabeth Street. Hot on the heels of securing $7.5 million in Series A funding, art-leaning sneaker brand BucketFeet is set to open its first permanent brick-and-mortar location in New York City. (The one in SoHo is technically a pop-up) It’ll be located at 266 Elizabeth Street, formerly the […]

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Bandits Targeting High-End Establishments Steal $1,000 from Wine Therapy on Elizabeth Street

Posted March 2, 2015 at 5:17 am

The rash of burglaries in high-end establishments from Little Italy to SoHo, and the East Village, continued late Friday evening with a cash heist at Wine Therapy on Elizabeth Street. Cops say that a duo of knife-wielding thugs entered the wine store at approximately 10pm and forced the clerk to empty the register. They fled the […]

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Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding Mural Replaces Taylor Swift at La Petite Mort on Orchard Street

Posted February 18, 2015 at 5:08 am

Taylor Swift has been dethroned as ambassador of New York City. At least according to the 90s nostalgia boutique La Petite Mort. You’ll recall that the Orchard Street store of vintage had tasked graffiti art luminary Chico to paint a mural of opposition on its grate. It’s since been erased and replaced with something a […]

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Lindsey Thornburg is Reopening Her Boutique on Orchard Street Boutique this Week

Posted February 3, 2015 at 5:17 am

Chased from Hell Square last fall, Lindsey Thornburg is almost ready to unveil her new boutique HQ down on the fringes of Chinatown. Her eponymous women’s shop relocated to 21 Orchard Street, and is all but ready to reopen. Word on the street is that the store will launch on Thursday (February 5). The new home […]

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Delicate Raymond Jewelry Departs Orchard Street; New Locations in Brooklyn and Greenwich Village

Posted January 7, 2015 at 5:20 am

Coming off a second anniversary in the neighborhood and tenth as a brand, Delicate Raymond Jewelry is no longer slinging fashion at 73 Orchard Street. Done with the Lower East Side. Local designer Michelle Zimmerman closed her shop just after Christmas. The boutique spent trying two-year period pinballing around Orchard Street, thanks in part to greedy landlords. Lack of […]

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Spiritual America Boutique Quits 5 Rivington Street

Posted December 22, 2014 at 5:35 am

Spiritual America followed its Lower East Side address-mate Cutie Room into the dark oblivion, having closed up shop last week. Last month was its three-year anniversay at 5 Rivington Street; this month is a bit less celebratory. The women’s boutique shuttered without much announcement to the neighborhood. Its window leafing – somewhat scraped off – […]

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