164 Orchard Street

‘A. Turen’ Boutique Returns to Hell Square After Months-Long Hiatus

Posted October 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

The A. Turen Boutique shuttered its Stanton Street store last January after five years at the corner of Allen. This was expected, as tombstone leasing signage – courtesy of Icon Realty Management – has been hanging in the front windows of number 85 for over a year. The signage accompanied a torrent of online listings […]

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Insomnia Cookies Opens its Orchard Street Dispensary Today

Posted April 27, 2015 at 5:18 am

Late night munchies options in Hell Square have just taken a turn for the sweet. Starting today, Insomnia Cookies will serve baked goods from 164 Orchard Street, previously home to Snack Dragon Taco Shack. The Lower East Side shop appears to allow over-the-counter walk-ins, but the company’s real bread and butter is the delivery service until 3am. […]

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Insomnia Cookies to Replace Snack Dragon on Orchard Street

Posted April 17, 2015 at 5:00 am

It’s cookies for Hell Square. What was previously Snack Dragon Taco Shack on Orchard Street – out of commission for months – will soon serve late-night munchies of another sort. Baked desserts for those with the sweet tooth. That’s right. The requisite gut renovation and interior build-out began a couple weeks ago just as the […]

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Snack Dragon Taco Shack Closes Its Orchard Street Outpost

Posted February 3, 2015 at 5:00 am

For the first time in a decade, Manhattan no longer features the presence of Snack Dragon. Notorious slumlord Steve Croman forced restaurant owner Josephine Jansen from the OG outpost on East Third Street last November. He more than tripled the rent on the 100 square-foot store. Now, three short months later, more bad news for the […]

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Snack Dragon Taco Shack on Orchard Street is for Rent

Posted April 11, 2014 at 5:13 am

Late-night boozers in Hell Square might have one less grazing ground to soak up that stupor. It appears the Snack Dragon Taco Shack is not long for 164 Orchard Street. A tipster passes along this three-day-old real estate listing for the space, indicating the lease is for sale. News of its likely closure arrives two months […]

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Snack Dragon on Orchard Shuttered by DOH

Posted September 16, 2013 at 6:02 am

Snack Dragon Taco Shack, the low-key Mexican joint at 164 Orchard Street, recently met the might of the Department of Health. The city agency paid the restaurant a visit on Friday, and shut ’em down. But the problems aren’t only with the sanitary nature of the kitchen and dining room, which collectively scored 62 violation […]

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The Shredded Poetics of “Foot/Knots” Exhibit at 164 Orchard

Posted October 12, 2012 at 6:28 am

Envelope Project Space is now operational, and onto its inaugural group exhibition called “Foot|Knots,” which is produced by Joseph A W. Quintela.

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Snack Dragon Scores Wine & Beer License on Orchard

Posted November 2, 2011 at 6:28 am

Quiet Orchard Street Mexican eatery Snack Dragon Taco Shack is in celebratory mode today. Details after the jump!

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CB3 Releases February SLA Agenda

Posted January 26, 2011 at 6:39 am

Community Board 3 just released its SLA agenda for February. Hot off the press!

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Snack Dragon Seeking Liquor License

Posted December 23, 2010 at 6:38 am

The second location of Snack Dragon Taco Shack has had a pretty good run at 164 Orchard Street since its opening last summer.  So much so, we’re told, that Michael “Bao” Huynh re-tooled nearby Bia Garden into a Vietnamese tacos joint called Chinito.  Anyway, the bite-sized Dragon is now looking to capitalize on the early […]

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