261 Broome Street

Report: Tenant Files Lawsuit Over Alleged Roach Infestation at 261 Broome Street

Posted September 18, 2019 at 5:08 am

A new tenant at 261 Broome Street filed a lawsuit against the landlord, claiming that an alleged roach infestation forced her to leave after only four days on-premise back in June. The complaint, filed this week in Manhattan Supreme Court by Julia Perry, alleges that the infestation was so severe that the critters even found […]

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DOT ‘Street Seat’ Goes Live Outside Dudley’s on Orchard Street

Posted August 15, 2019 at 5:03 am

Just in time for the forthcoming return of Dudley’s, Orchard Street now boasts a new row of public seating. Beside another recently installed bike corral. And it’s all part of the city’s Street Seat program. More than a half-dozen tables and chairs are stationed between the corner of Broome down to Cafe Katja. As previously […]

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Dudley’s will Reopen at the End of August

Posted August 14, 2019 at 5:07 am

Dudley’s is still down while work continues on its expansion next door. But the reopening is close. The project, which annexed the adjacent space on Broome Street, began one month ago, and was slated to last three weeks. While not yet open, there is a return date. Ownership tells us that the restaurant will resume […]

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Dudley’s Closes Temporarily for Expansion onto Broome Street

Posted July 10, 2019 at 5:07 am

Dudley’s closed for business yesterday as it prepares for a major overhaul. The eight-year-old restaurant acquired the adjacent corner space on Broome Street and is expanding its overall footprint. Plans for this ambitious annex at 261 Broome first surfaced six months ago during Community Board 3 proceedings, and is only now progressing. The wall between […]

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Dudley’s Plans Expansion into Broome Street Gallery Space

Posted January 31, 2019 at 5:00 am

Dudley’s currently seeks an alteration to its liquor license that would permit an expansion of the premises. The seven-year-old Australian-style cafe, which previously pushed into the old Guss’ Pickles spot, is now eyeing the former gallery at its backside. This annex, if approved, would give Dudley’s control of the entire corner of Orchard and Broome […]

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Laurel Gitlen Gallery Transforms 122 Norfolk Street

Posted March 20, 2013 at 9:46 am

Laurel Gitlen is now comfy in her new showroom, just a few months after walking out on a four-year residency at 261 Broome Street, the former Lower East Side BID visitors center.

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Laurel Gitlin’s Gallery Moves from 261 Broome Street

Posted November 21, 2012 at 6:48 am

After four years playing ball for team Laurel Gitlen (fka Small A Projects), 261 Broome Street is again a free agent.

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Karl Lagerfeld on Orchard Street, Redux

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:33 pm

As last winter drew to a close, Karl Lagerfeld and his posse of photographers and eye candy seized a piece of lower Orchard Street for a Chanel shoot.  At the time, scantily-clad models were seen perched on the decorative fire escapes above An Choi. Official photos, which will appear in their Fall/Winter 2010-11 catalog, were […]

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Karl Lagerfeld on Orchard Street

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:39 pm

Many thanks to reader Phoebe Johnson for submitting the following report. Turning the corner on Orchard Street yesterday afternoon, we stumbled upon a giant cherry picker.  Looking up, we immediately spotted the unmistakable, bright white mane of Karl Lagerfeld!  There he was.  In the flesh. Camera in hand (hand complete with signature studded fingerless glove). […]

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Gallery Sweep

Last modified November 17, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Another day, another gallery. That seems to be the overriding mantra in recent months, as the neighborhood continues its meaningless challenge against the Chelsea art scene. Next in line is Small A Projects [link], a Portland (Oregon) transplant slated to open at 261 Broome Street, the onetime location of the Lower East Side Visitor’s Center […]

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