Thompson LES

It's not really called the Thompson LES anymore

Thompson LES Now Part of Pomeranc’s ‘Sixty Hotels’ Brand; Signage Removed from Exterior

Posted January 22, 2014 at 9:00 am

Back in July, we reported on the fancy shmancy new illuminated signage at the Thompson LES hotel. The Pomeranc clan had waited a full five years before officially branding the hotel for public eyes. Ironically enough, one month later, the brothers sold their remaining ownership in the Thompson brand to the joint-venture they helped create […]

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Claw Daddy’s Brings Full Seafood Service to Embattled 185 Orchard Street

Posted November 25, 2013 at 6:10 am

Ha’chi spent a grand total of two years in the base of the Thompson LES on Orchard Street. That tenure was marked with few patrons and a sudden hiatus at the outset. The Japanese restaurant officially closed this past August, but the space remained somewhat active in the ensuing period. Workers have been seen buzzing […]

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Watch Undercover Taxi Drivers Arrest Man Near Thompson LES [VIDEO]

Posted August 28, 2013 at 10:00 am

Not a normal sight outside the Thompson LES the other night. Those are actually plainclothes cops shoving arrested dudes into the back of an undercover taxi.

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Ha’Chi Closes After Rocky Tenure at 185 Orchard Street

Posted August 12, 2013 at 11:13 am

Landbrot Bakery & Bar was evicted/departed due to Hell Building construction last week. Now its immediate neighbor to the north is also donezo. Lots of turnover on the Orchard Street front of the Thompson LES.

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Landbrot Explains Departure from 185 Orchard

Posted August 12, 2013 at 6:07 am

Eviction papers were served to Landbrot Bakery & Bar last week. Shortly thereafter, the owners replaced the docs with an announcement to customers describing the reasons for closure.

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Landbrot Bakery & Bar Evicted from 185 Orchard Street

Posted August 8, 2013 at 6:00 am

The City Marshal paid a visit to Landbrot Bakery & Bar yesterday afternoon to serve papers.

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5 Years Later, Thompson LES Makes it Official with Facade Lettering

Posted July 25, 2013 at 10:10 am

Hotelier Jason Pomeranc opened the Thompson LES eyesore almost five years ago to the day.

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Tents at Thompson LES Fail DOB Inspection

Posted February 26, 2013 at 6:28 am

That noisy, second-floor tent balcony space at the Thompson LES hotel is now in some hot water.

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Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya Now Open on Orchard

Posted April 17, 2012 at 6:18 am

Shang gambled and lost big. Now Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya is rolling the dice with a new restaurant on the backside of the Thompson LES.

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Ha’chi Restaurant at 185 Orchard is Closed

Posted November 9, 2011 at 6:41 am

Not too long ago, 2011 crowned its latest Lower East Side quickie closure at 185 Orchard Street. Details inside!

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