Orchard Street

Lower East Side Pickle Day Returns for 18th Season

Posted October 11, 2018 at 5:09 am

The annually celebrated Lower East Side Pickle Day is returning to Orchard Street this Sunday (October 14). As usual, the event will span the three-block pedestrian mall between Delancey and East Houston Streets. Banners advertising the forthcoming Pickle Day – the eighteenth iteration – were attached to light poles along Orchard Street last month. Once […]

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Neighbors Fear ‘Runaway Nightlife’ with Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel’s 9 Different Venues

Posted October 9, 2018 at 5:03 am

The corner of Canal and Orchard Streets is the latest battlefield in the fight against encroaching nightlife on the eastern front of Chinatown. Area locals are digging in. At hand is the hotel liquor license application for the myriad venues planned inside the Jarmulowsky Bank building. DLJ Real Estate Partners, owner and developer of the […]

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Butcher Bar Smoked out of Hell Square

Posted September 25, 2018 at 5:10 am

Butcher Bar was on the chopping block, and couldn’t survive the fierce conditions in Hell Square. The Queens-based barbecue joint shuttered its Lower East Side location Sunday evening after a year-and-a-half stint on Orchard Street. The establishment did not immediately return our request for comment. Butcher Bar is the latest in a string of short-lived […]

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’BIVE’ Healthy Ice Cream Shop Now Open on Orchard Street

Posted September 24, 2018 at 5:05 am

A new breed of ice creameries debuted this weekend at 95 Orchard Street. Under construction the last few months, BIVE serves health-driven “ice cream with purpose.” It’s essentially a cross between your typical scoop shop and that trendy juice counter that’s always near the gym. Their menu boasts “pro-healthy sorbets and ice creams,” with non-traditional […]

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Going Inside the Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel [PHOTOS]

Posted September 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

As part of its area charm offensive, DLJ Real Estate Partners recently opened the doors to the Jarmulowsky Bank Building during its conversion to posh boutique hotel. The iconic Beaux Arts-style landmark has been under renovations for nigh on six years already, resulting in a new construction next door and the addition of a replica rooftop […]

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‘Ralo’ Heads to Retirement After Brief Stay on Orchard Street

Posted September 19, 2018 at 5:01 am

Ralo just got here, and already it’s leaving. The “authentic Tibetan rug” store, which recently celebrated 33 years in business, just vacated 48 Orchard Street. Since springtime, signs and sandwich boards announced their so-called retirement sale. The store eventually closed shop last week, capping under two years on the block for the company. Ralo had […]

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Luxury Accessories Brand ‘Title of Work’ Opens Flagship on Orchard Street

Posted September 18, 2018 at 5:05 am

The eponymous Site 57 gallery spent two years in the ground floor of 57 Orchard Street before folding not long ago. It’s been replaced. A new fashion boutique just opened behind that corrugated metal awning. Title of Work is the name of the newcomer, which specializes in men’s formal accessories that “skillfully merges art, science, […]

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11-Story Apartment Building on Orchard Street Listed for $16M

Posted September 12, 2018 at 5:03 am

Landlords in the so-called Orchard Street gallery district continue to cash out. The latest to hit the market is number 55, located between Grand and Hester streets. The eleven-story apartment complex went up for sale last week with an exorbitant price tag of $16 million. Jacov and Lazar Zimerbort are the current owners and have […]

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Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel Lays out Plans for its Nightlife

Posted September 11, 2018 at 5:05 am

More than five years into remodeling, the new Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel is entering the phase of community outreach for the requisite onsite liquor licenses at 9 Orchard Street. To that end, developer DLJ Partners engaged with neighbors at a meeting of the SPaCE Block Association last week. In short, DLJ Partners is seemingly on a […]

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Scoop it up: ‘BIVE’ Revives Ice Cream at 95 Orchard Street

Posted September 5, 2018 at 5:07 am

After a brief flirtation with popcorn, 95 Orchard Street is returning to its (recent) roots. Back to ice cream. Contractors building out the space tell us that a new “healthy” ice cream company called BIVE is on the way. Not much is known just yet about this business, but expected debut is sometime later this […]

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