166 Orchard Street

Where Vaping Previously Failed, ‘Vapeology’ Smokes up 166 Orchard Street

Posted January 20, 2017 at 5:09 am

Meet the new tenant at 166 Orchard Street. Same as the old. Well, almost. Six months after the departure of Vapeya from the retail landscape, something called Vapeology just moved down from upstate. It’s been open for a few weeks now. The interior looks basically identical to its predecessor – an L-shaped glass bar backed […]

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VapeYa is Smoked Out of Hell Square After 8 Months on Orchard Street

Posted June 10, 2016 at 5:12 am

This latest dispatch should come as no surprise. With vape culture reaching a saturation point, dedicated lounges and stores are popping up everywhere. However, the good times apparently didn’t carry through for the vape shop at 166 Orchard Street – VapeYa. The hangout – complete with bar-like setup – called it quits earlier this week […]

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‘VapeYa’ Brings Vaping Craze to Hell Square

Posted August 31, 2015 at 5:16 am

Call it a proliferation of puffing. It finally happened. Hell Square now has its first fully-fledged vape shop. Yep, the store at 166 Orchard Street swapped the pics for puffs. A month after Anastasia Photo moved around the corner, VapeYa has already taken control. Build-out has been underway for the last few weeks behind the […]

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Sewage Flood Forces Nick Vivid’s Basement Studio from 166 Orchard Street; Misrahi Blamed

Last modified February 5, 2015 at 10:57 am

Faulty heating and alleged lack of responsible repair aren’t the only problems at 166 Orchard Street, where one tenant has been battling Misrahi Realty. Two-year-old basement music studio Nick Vivid’s was reportedly forced to vacate in December thanks to an epic sewage flood. The eponymous owner lost over $10K in gear, and is now working from his place […]

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With Tundra Temps, One Orchard Street Resident Battles Misrahi Over Lack of Heat

Last modified February 4, 2015 at 7:51 am

We received the following communique yesterday from Billy Taylor, a resident of 166 Orchard Street. Apparently, the heating for his apartment keeps cutting out, and he’s been battling landlord (Aaron Smilowitz) and management (Misrahi Realty) to have it restored. Maybe this type of BS will stop with all of Sheldon Silver’s cronies being exposed – […]

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Nick Vivid’s Basement Recording Studio at 166 Orchard

Posted June 21, 2012 at 6:49 am

It’s an underground network known predominantly by word of mouth. Subterranean music dens to rehearse and record. Rivington Street alone has a handful to its name, though not outwardly evident.

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