Orchard Street

Broad Daylight Bike Theft Outside Luxury Condo on Orchard Street

Posted May 12, 2021 at 5:02 am

Thieves are becoming more brazen on the Lower East Side. Case in point, this bike thief on Orchard Street in broad daylight. A resident captured video of this man clipping a lock at 11:30am outside the luxury condo building at 196 Orchard Street on Sunday morning. The thief used an angle grinder to cut the […]

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The ‘Goodnight Moon’ House on Orchard Street

Posted April 15, 2021 at 5:07 am

On lower Orchard Street, there was a telephone, and a landlord tycoon, and an art show depicting … Goodnight Moon. Hosted by Fort Makers, the new exhibit at 38 Orchard brings Margaret Wise Brown’s 1947 children’s book Goodnight Moon to life, via a three-dimensional installation. “Goodnight House” is the work of fourteen commissioned artists who […]

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‘November 19’ Home Goods Store Headed to Orchard Street

Posted April 12, 2021 at 5:00 am

Down at 37 Orchard Street, it’s one trendy home goods store to the next. You’ll recall that the seven-year-old Coming Soon relocated just down the block to the corner of Canal Street. (The former Alexander Olch boutique.) That was back in late-October. Now, six months later, the Hell’s Kitchen- based November 19 decor shop is […]

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The Slipper Room to Reopen for Variety Shows April 23

Posted April 8, 2021 at 5:07 am

With city and state restrictions on venues gradually relaxing, performance venues are trickling back to life. Here on the Lower East Side, the latest to resume its nighttime entertainment is the Slipper Room. The self-proclaimed “Palace of Variety” announced its return to the fray with variety shows starting April 23. It’s been a yearlong slumber […]

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‘Mictlan Mexico’ to Replace Fat Radish on Orchard Street

Posted April 5, 2021 at 5:02 am

The Orchard Street storefront previously occupied by Fat Radish didn’t stay vacant long. Seven months after its closure due to fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, a replacement is underway. Coming soon to 17 Orchard is a new Mexican restaurant by the hand of Natalin Perez, who currently operates Haab out in Brooklyn. Mictlan Mexico, as […]

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Zarin Fabrics Surrenders its Orchard Street Showroom to the ‘Sharks’

Posted April 1, 2021 at 5:00 am

Here’s some unexpected news. Zarin Fabrics, the third-generation family owned business, recently surrendered its eight-year-old showroom on Orchard Street. Likely a retail victim of the coronavirus pandemic. And there is already a replacement in the making. (Zarin does not own the building, but still maintains a presence upstairs.) Sharks is coming. Self described as “your […]

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Top Hops Beer Shop Bids Farewell to Orchard Street After 9 Years

Last modified March 18, 2021 at 10:52 am

After nearly a decade of serving suds to the Lower East Side, Top Hops Beer Shop is closing its brick-and-mortar location on Orchard Street. And on the hunt for a new flagship. In a letter to customers yesterday afternoon, ownership only partly blames the novel coronavirus for the seemingly sudden closure, yet doesn’t elaborate on […]

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Newcomer Tres Leches Cafe Keeps Orchard Street in Treats

Posted March 8, 2021 at 5:08 am

A new bakery dedicated to all things tres leches is now serving in Hell Square. DIU Tea didn’t survive the pandemic, and its former footprint at 160 Orchard Street is now occupied by Tres Leches Cafe Downtown. The newcomer serves up a bevy of desserts, but also bagels, muffins, and coffees. It opened last month, […]

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Lower East Sider Spends Birthday Buffing Graffiti from MOSCOT on Orchard Street

Posted March 8, 2021 at 5:00 am

For her birthday, a Lower East Side native only wanted to help MOSCOT restore its image. Its Orchard Street storefront, that is. You’ll recall that the exterior of the cornershop has gradually devolved into a mess of graffiti tags in recent months. Paint on nearly every surface, including the shutters and billboard boxes. There is […]

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‘The Orchard Room’ is the Max Fish Replacement on Orchard Street

Posted February 24, 2021 at 5:00 am

The Max Fish replacement on Orchard Street has an identity and pseudo opening date. The Orchard Room. According to its Instagram account, this weekend is launch. Behind the establishment are a collection of investors including the landlord and elements of the 29Monroe nightlife hospitality company. It promises “groovy vibes” and probable headaches for neighbors. Opposition […]

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