Coronavirus Kills off this New Orchard Street Business [Updated]

Posted on: June 8th, 2020 at 5:00 am by

Photo: Ry Stephen

One of the businesses occupying the former American Apparel store at Orchard and East Houston did not survive the three-month coronavirus lockdown.

Hemped and Uni K Wax – located side-by-side on Orchard Street – recently closed down. Unable to contend with zero shopping base. Neither lasted a year here in Hell Square. Leasing signage now advertises both spaces.

UPDATE: the wax spa claims it will return once the state allows these businesses to reopen.

Hemped, a CBD dispensary that started on Bleecker Street, opened back in January; Uni K Wax has signed a ten-year lease for its store last August.

That leaves Dr Smood at the corner…

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Dear Friends, As you all know we are 1000% against inequality and 1000% for justice and support for equal rights to the black community. NO DOUBT! But we also want to share with you all that Hemped NYC has suffered a hard hit, and not only with the 3 month covid19 lock down but also with two of our shops in New York being damaged. Hemped will also #giveback proceeds of YOUR contributions to struggling local communities with the intent to make each dollar count and help bring change for those who are in need. Thank you to the many of you guys who have reached out to help with the rebuilding, or just simply to ask "how can we help?" We are humbled and in return for your appreciation we are providing a discount and offer: 15% OFF COUPON: SUPPORTUS AND FREE GIFT WHEN YOU SIGN UP TO OUR MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION Thank you so much for being with us, in solidarity and with love, ❤️ Hemped NYC Family #HempedNYC #TOGETHER . . . #cbdNYC #supportbusinesses #supportlocalbusinesses #supportlocalbusinessesnyc #cbd #CBDlife #cbdisolate #cbdcures #cbdlove #CBDhealth #cbdcommunity #cbdforthepeople #cbdsaves #cbdmovement #CBDproducts #cbdforlife #cbdoils

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