120 Orchard Street

More Details Emerge on the Max Fish Reboot at 120 Orchard Street

Posted April 1, 2014 at 6:05 am

Perhaps knowing that the deck might stack against them at this point, team Max Fish is absolute business with regard to its proposed reboot at 120 Orchard Street. It has to be. Hell Square is a proverbial liquor license minefield to navigate. The application packet submitted to Community Board 3 painstakingly details the plans and […]

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The Max Fish Marquee Cigarette Might Return to Orchard Street Location

Posted March 31, 2014 at 6:09 am

The idea of a new Max Fish two blocks from the original location is certainly intriguing. It’s also an absolute challenge, much akin to getting the band back together to record a reunion album. How to capture that same magic, etc. But it is happening nonetheless. Owner Ulli Rimkus, who first opened the Fish at […]

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Max Fish Might Reopen in Gallery Bar Space on Orchard

Last modified March 27, 2014 at 2:45 pm

Rumors abounded this month around reports that Max Fish wasn’t in fact done with the Lower East Side. Despite having closed last summer and plans for a possible location in Williamsburg. The talk was apparently true. Judging by the item listed on the recently-released SLA agenda for Community Board 3, it would appear that 120 […]

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Gallery Bar Owes $244k in Back Rent; The Belfry Possible Replacement

Last modified February 4, 2014 at 1:06 pm

Gallery Bar was served papers on its day off. Yesterday. Apparently the nightclub owes the landlord of 120 Orchard Street close to a quarter-of-a-million dollars for unpaid rent and other bills. And it probably explains why the owners are trying so hard to cash out and find a replacement. The “Five Day Commercial Notice” taped […]

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Notes from CB3: The DL Denied, David McWater Charges LES Dwellers

Last modified September 17, 2013 at 9:35 am

Fireworks crackled outside the Hernandez Houses on Allen Street last night, but the real incendiaries were inside at the SLA subcommittee meeting of Community Board 3.

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‘Pure 120’ Latest Applicant for Gallery Bar Replacement

Posted September 5, 2013 at 6:10 am

Ladies and germs, we now have yet another nightlife prospect for 120 Orchard Street. As previously chronicled, seven-year-old Gallery Bar has been on the outs for months, and will soon give way to something different. The first applicant who wanted the space proposed a weird video game concept (4Play Gaming) that seemed futile from the […]

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Zito and El Niño de las Pinturas Paint Gallery Bar Gate Mural

Posted July 3, 2013 at 5:16 am

Antony Edward Zito – or just Zito – recently capped a successful “portrait marathon” at Gallery Bar, in which the famed street artist aimed to complete 2,000 water-color portraits as part of his “Portraits of the LES.”

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Gallery Bar on Orchard Selling to Gamer Bar-Restaurant ‘4Play’

Posted June 5, 2013 at 5:17 am

Looks like seven-year-old Gallery Bar is on its way out of the Lower East Side.

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Here’s How to Brag About Your ‘A’ Restaurant Health Rating

Posted April 24, 2013 at 6:33 am

Have an “A” inspection grade? Here’s a way to brag about the restaurant rating, while simultaneously earning some ad revenue.

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The MOSCOT Move and Its Orchard Street Replacement

Last modified November 14, 2012 at 9:19 am

Despite claims to the contrary, rumors of MOSCOT moving across the street to this smaller space are edging closer to truth.

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