86 Orchard Street

Payphone Repair Job on Orchard Street

Posted October 8, 2010 at 6:19 am

Wow! A payphone that was actually repaired instead of removed from existence.  Guess it’s that valuable billboard space on a sidewalk ripe with foot traffic. Advertising dollars talk. Spotted outside Casa Mezcal and Orchard Street.

Casa Mezcal Opens Up in Soft Launch

Last modified June 5, 2010 at 10:18 am

Now that the Orchard Street Snack Dragon is out of the bag, we can return to the other Mexican restaurant launching further south at the corner of Broome.  It’s been a long time coming, but Casa Mezcal at 86 Orchard Street is now in soft launch mode. Take a look.

Casa Mezcal to Open in a Few Weeks

Last modified May 4, 2010 at 6:51 am

It appears the plywood sidewalk shed will soon be removed from the facade of 86 Orchard Street. According to an article in Sunday’s Post, Casa Mezcal, the forthcoming Mexican cantina-club-gallery is just a few weeks shy of opening.

New Windows for Casa Mezcal at 86 Orchard

Last modified March 18, 2010 at 7:41 am

For many years, the upper brick facade of 86 Orchard Street was covered with a sign for Majestic Hosiery, the longtime business which operated at ground level.  Yet, now that Casa Mezcal is commandeering the three-story space, the sign was no longer necessary.

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Casa Mezcal Wheat-Paste

Posted November 30, 2009 at 6:17 am

The sidewalk shed outside 86 Orchard Street, future home of Casa Mezcal, now has an outer layer of branded wheat-paste. It’s an official announcement of its presence in the neighborhood. But a slight twist – affixed to the very bills they themselves posted is a request not to post bills.

Casa Mezcal at 86 Orchard Street

Posted November 23, 2009 at 6:38 am

Back in late 2008, Eater first brought news that a Mexican restaurant-cum-cultural center was to occupy 86 Orchard Street (former home of Majestic Hosiery). It was reported at the time that the venture, dubbed Casa Mezcal, would maintain a four-level presence – cinema/live music in the basement, bar/restaurant on the main level, a gallery on […]