94 Orchard Street

Top Hops Beer Shop Bids Farewell to Orchard Street After 9 Years

Last modified March 18, 2021 at 10:52 am

After nearly a decade of serving suds to the Lower East Side, Top Hops Beer Shop is closing its brick-and-mortar location on Orchard Street. And on the hunt for a new flagship. In a letter to customers yesterday afternoon, ownership only partly blames the novel coronavirus for the seemingly sudden closure, yet doesn’t elaborate on […]

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The Orchard Street Snowbank that Became a Ski Jump

Posted December 21, 2020 at 5:08 am

While the Winter Olympics are still a year out, one event happened here on the Lower East Side. A freestyle ski jump on Orchard Street. In a stunt clearly filmed for viral value, a guy on skis is towed by a car to achieve ample speed. When he hits the snowbank outside Top Hops, we […]

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First Look: Top Hops Beer Shop Opens at 94 Orchard Street

Posted January 16, 2012 at 6:27 am

Months of preparations are collectively water under the proverbial bridge.  Top Hops Beer Shop is now ready to roll at 94 Orchard Street.  The sack o’ suds soft opened Friday evening for a friends and family event, but officially opened to the public a day later. We popped in for a closer look at the […]

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Update: Top Hops Beer Shop at 94 Orchard Street

Posted December 22, 2011 at 6:41 am

The last vestige of Nolita-based boutique Bag was finally deposed from 94 Orchard Street four months after departing the Lower East Side. Beer is on the way. Details inside!

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Bag Gone from 94 Orchard; Top Hops Coming Soon

Posted August 17, 2011 at 6:09 am

Bag is officially kaput. From boutique to beer hub, the replacement occupant is most definitely a polar opposite.

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Coming Soon: Top Hops at 94 Orchard Street

Posted July 15, 2011 at 6:41 am

The trend of upscale boutiques at 94 Orchard Street is swiftly approaching its conclusion. Time for wine and beer. More after the jump!

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Bag Vacating 94 Orchard Street

Last modified August 16, 2011 at 10:17 pm

From the look of it, Bag is about to be sacked. More after the jump!

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An Open Letter to Drunken Revelers

Last modified August 11, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Early Sunday morning at around 3 am, these two drunken gentlemen whipped out their man-parts in plain sight and began whizzing all over the 94 Orchard Street storefront. Not a care in the world.

Bag Light at 94 Orchard

Posted August 17, 2009 at 6:07 am

Over the weekend, a month after opening at 94 Orchard Street, trendy boutique Bag finally decided to make its presence more conspicuous. Workers installed cabana-like slatted wood to the store facade, and crowned it all with a subtle lamp-lit sign.  The original marble is now hidden beneath. On a separate note, the pretentious doorbell, seemingly […]

Bag Replaces Shop at 94 Orchard

Last modified May 16, 2011 at 12:03 am

Well, that didn’t take too long. A quick month after longtime neighborhood denizen Shop shuttered at 94 Orchard Street, there is already a new boutique in place. All the cement pouring and papered windows finally compute. Aptly dubbed Bag, the store boasts an assortment of colorful handbags and other random accessories (surprise, surprise). One question, […]