167 Orchard Street
Posted May 1, 2014 at 5:22 am
Barely a fortnight after Rob Shamlian’s Derby debuted in Hell Square, the State Liquor Authority is wielding the hammer. The agency just initiated proceedings to revoke and/or cancel his liquor license at 167 Orchard Street. Shamlian had until yesterday to submit his plea to the state. The case will likely go before the full board […]
Posted April 21, 2014 at 6:03 am
Controversial bar owner Rob Shamlian debuted The Derby in Hell Square at the end of last week, as expected. The corner nightspot had been under a quick renovation regimen since closing earlier this month; the floor was ripped up and overall decor updated. By Saturday afternoon, the place was its usual noisy self, thanks […]
Posted November 27, 2013 at 5:48 am
Controversial operator Rob Shamlian continues to defy the Lower East Side community in which he’s so financially entrenched. Despite an emphatic denial by the State Liquor Authority, the basement space at his latest Hell Square venture, Tiny Fork, is officially operational. It’s called The Cellar (how clever), yet no liquor license exists to serve down […]
Last modified October 8, 2013 at 2:49 pm
The full board of the State Liquor Authority just convened and dropped the hammer on Rob Shamlian and Tiny Fork. At issue, as before, is the basement club, an alteration which Community Board 3 denied back in April due to overwhelming neighborhood opposition (i.e. 96 signatures) and a lack of outreach from principals Rob Shamlian […]
Posted August 6, 2013 at 10:20 am
Tiny Fork just added an additional glitz factor to its facade. A touch of neon and bubble lighting. The gaudy new wraparound signage was installed piecemeal over the last month, and will soon flood the sidewalk. A cocktail glass is suspended between the “Tiny” and “Fork,” where the corner masonry meets. It’s flanked on either […]
Posted April 9, 2013 at 6:20 am
Last night, Community Board 3 denied an application by Rob Shamlian for another liquor license at his forthcoming Tiny Fork space on Orchard Street.
Posted April 3, 2013 at 6:44 am
The graffiti vandal plastered these comical wheat-paste bills across the plywood of Tiny Fork on Orchard Street.
Posted March 29, 2013 at 6:51 am
Already armed with a liquor license for its oyster house, Tiny Fork is again attempting to transform its basement into clubland.