Lower East Side Pickle Day Returning October 27

Posted on: September 11th, 2013 at 10:34 am by
This image has been archived or removed.

Thanks to the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, last fall was fully sour for pickle fanatics. Winds, floods, and lack of power in the wake of the late-October storm completely sidelined the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day. That was then. The event returns next month for the first time since 2010. The Lower East Side BID sends along word that you should grab a Sharpie and circle Sunday, October 27 on your calendars.

Pickle Day 2013 will be much different than years past, and not just because its new location on Orchard between Houston and Delancey. This time around it’s running in tandem with the semi-frequent DayLife series brought to the neighborhood by the BID.

Complete vendor list is still in the works, but below are confirmed business:

Picklers

Adamah
Brooklyn Brine
Divine Brine
Guss’ Pickles (not the one that was once on Orchard. That’s Ess-a-Pickle)
Horman’s Best Pickles
The Pickle Guys, 49 Essex Street
Mama O’s
McClure’s
MacDonald Farms
Mrs. Kim’s Kimchi
Natural Harvest Gourmet Pickles
Picklena
Rick’s Picks
Scrumptious Kitchen
Sour Puss Pickles

Food Vendors

Roni-Sue’s Chocolates, 120 Essex Street
Tache Artisan Chocolate, 254 Broome Street
Pop Karma, 95 Orchard Street
Brooklyn Taco, Essex Street Market, 120 Essex Street
Melt Bakery, 132 Orchard Street
Mimi and Coco, 92 Rivington Street
Spur Tree, 76 Orchard Street
Mission Chinese, 154 Orchard Street
Grey Lady, 77 Delancey Street
A Casa Fox, 173 Orchard Street
Goodfellas, 144 Orchard Street
Georgia’s BBQ, 192 Orchard Street

Retail Businesses

Delicate Raymond Jewelry, 73 Orchard Street
GritNGlory, 186 Orchard Street
Hoodie Shop, 181 Orchard Street
Pull-In, 147 Orchard Street
Yaf Sparkle, 158 Orchard Street

Recent Stories

Late Photographer Corky Lee Gets Mural Treatment on Doyers Street

There is a new tribute mural in Chinatown that honors the memory of beloved photographer Corky Lee. The nascent Chinatown Mural Project is behind the new artwork, which stretches along a 35-foot wall on Doyers Street, the nerve center of Chinatown. The mural is two-toned – blue and off-white – and meant to resemble “Ming” […]

One Year Later, ‘Fiore Escape’ COVID Sessions Still Captivate

One year after first captivating passersby at Essex and Grand Streets, the free fire escape concert series is back for another. Indeed, musician Jill Fiore will perform anew from the second floor of her Essex Street tenement (above Delancey Car Service). The next so-called “Fiore Escape” show is slated for October 15, as announced on […]

Parks Department Installs Fence at Allen Mall Bathhouse in Response to Nadja Rose Madder

The Parks Department is upping the ante on deterring a homeless artist from painting and gathering at the Allen Street Bathhouse. Earlier this week, the city began assembling an eight-foot chain-link enclosure to (partially) fence in the sidewalk plaza. It is on this spot that transgender artist Nadja Rose Madder has been transforming the brickwork […]

Extell Residents in Cherry Street Tower Bark Foul Over Abundance of Dogs Despite No Pet Policy

Residents of Extell’s “affordable tower” at 227 Cherry Street are barking foul over the proliferation of pitbulls, despite the no-pet policy. We are told by current tenants that leases contain a strict stipulation prohibiting pets in apartments, and that management (Wavecrest) seems deaf and/or slow to act about the apparent violations. By some estimates, there […]

Aggro Panhandler Hurls Brick at Pickle Guys Worker in Brutal Attack

An aggro panhandler outside Pickle Guys on Grand Street attacked an employee after he was asked to move away from the store entrance, cops said. The suspect had been aggressively begging at around 8:20am last Wednesday when the 63-year-old worker told him to disperse. That didn’t sit well; the pugilist picked up a nearby chair […]