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Sundown in the Snowstorm [PHOTOS]

Posted March 8, 2018 at 5:08 am

During yesterday’s Nor’Easter, the apocalyptic predictions of being buried in feet of snow ultimately translated to an accumulation of instant slush. The real photogenic time to capture this mess was during sundown, the golden hour, when the storm began to intensify. The wet socks and frozen hands were worth it. Some photos…

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‘Good Thanks’ in Order for Orchard Street

Posted March 6, 2018 at 5:03 am

Are good thanks in order for Orchard Street? Indeed, an Australian duo is presently eyeing 131 Orchard Street for a new casual cafe concept called Good Thanks. The team seeks a beer-wine license for the venture, which will serve health-conscious food options alongside “quality coffee” in a “very relaxed” environment inspired by “Australian culture.” “Our […]

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The Skinny Rebounds After Brief Health Department Closure

Posted March 1, 2018 at 5:18 am

The Skinny rode the proverbial bench for just a few days, and is already back open. The divey holdover from the early aughts – now considered one of the more consistent bad actors in Hell Square – fell to a Department of Health inspection late last week. The city agency shuttered The Skinny last Thursday […]

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Anna Sheffield Boutique Leaving Orchard Street After 5 Years [Updated]

Last modified March 1, 2018 at 12:10 pm

[Updated Below] The Anna Sheffield Jewelry boutique on Orchard Street is moving from the block. Fate of the store is made clear with the token tombstone signage above the entrance, courtesy of Misrahi Realty. Update: ownership tells us that they have outgrown the small Orchard Street space and are relocating to a new location soon. […]

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Health Department Shutters ‘The Skinny’ on Orchard Street

Posted February 23, 2018 at 5:02 am

It’s lights out for The Skinny bar on Orchard Street. Nearly three months after pissing off (or, on) Hell Square with its Christmas “Jingle Hell’s” holiday stunt, the rowdy nightclub was subject to a city inspection yesterday. The Department of Health came down to 174 Orchard Street and ordered the establishment shut. The requisite yellow […]

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‘Orchard Block’ Co-Working Space Unveiled on Orchard Street

Posted February 13, 2018 at 5:15 am

Bucking the trend, this long-vacant Orchard Street space won’t give way to another gallery. Instead, a new co-working space just dipped a proverbial toe in the waters of the Lower East Side. An incubator called Orchard Block is close to opening on its namesake street. Its arrival on the ground floor of 32 Orchard Street […]

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‘Pop Karma’ Shuts Down Orchard Street Shop After More than 5 Years

Posted February 12, 2018 at 5:12 am

The kernel is down. Pop Karma, the gourmet popcorn purveyor on Orchard Street, just called it quits. The sliver storefront went silent this past Friday after spending more than five years on the block. The official announcement came a couple weeks ago, in which owner Jean Tsai explained that the product isn’t going anywhere. Rather, […]

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After 5 Years, Muriel Guépin Gallery Trades Orchard Street for SoHo

Posted February 9, 2018 at 5:06 am

One of the longest running galleries on Orchard Street just left. The Muriel Guépin Gallery departed the saturated scene last week after five years at 83 Orchard Street. The showroom was packed up and vacated by the end of January and all evidence of its branding gone. REAL New York, landlord Samy Mahfar’s in-house real […]

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Bareburger Moving its East Village Location to Hell Square

Last modified January 25, 2018 at 9:09 am

Looks like Bareburger is headed for the Lower East Side. Hell Square, more precisely. The local burger chain has sights on 173 Orchard Street, the former home of the departedA Casa Fox. Bareburger appears on the February SLA docket for Community Board 3, and is applying for beer-wine license contrary to what’s listed on the […]

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Muay Thai Fighter to Open Vegan Bakeshop ‘Rawsome Treats’ on Orchard Street

Posted January 17, 2018 at 5:08 am

With SHUT Skateboards gone more four months, it’s time for the next tenant in line at 158 Orchard Street. Teaser signage now advertises the imminent arrival of a new raw, vegan dessert shop called Rawsome Treats. Watt Sriboonruang, who moonlights as a Muay Thai amateur fighter, started the small business on the Lower East Side […]

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