96 Orchard Street

‘Excuse My French’ Bar-Restaurant Opening Soon at 96 Orchard Street

Posted December 23, 2015 at 5:10 am

Excuse My French, but the new fuckin restaurant is opening at 96 Orchard Street, across from the Tenement Museum. The so-called establishment, situated in the below-grade commercial space, is on the precipice of launch. Later this month, according to the website. Lights are on, and someone is home. Let’s take a peek inside. Peering through […]

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‘Excuse My French,’ but Get Ready for Another Fuckin Bar on Orchard Street

Posted August 20, 2015 at 5:17 am

With Cafe Dancer firmly out of the picture, the buzzards had been swarming 96 Orchard Street the last couple months. One hopeful emerged from the fray, a French-born chef who hopes to impart some sort of “French bistro” in the sub-level space. Chef Johann Giraud (La Mangeoire) is angling to open Excuse My French at […]

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‘Heritage Hair’ Takes Over from Adele Atelier at 96 Orchard Street

Posted July 24, 2015 at 9:25 am

At 96 Orchard Street, one salon begets another… The first floor landing of 96 Orchard Street is no stranger to hair salons. In the last decade, no less than three chop shops have called this retail nook home. The most high profile was probably Fringe, which moved downstairs and around the corner to Broome Street […]

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The Last Dance: Cafe Dancer Shutters After 3 Years on Orchard Street

Posted June 1, 2015 at 5:10 am

Three years into its run, the misnomer of a club at 96 Orchard Street – Cafe Dancer – is donezo. The last dance, so to speak, happened the night of May 19, and was capped with the spray-paint farewell (i.e. “RIP”) at its entrance. Cafe Dancer had been on shaky ground for the last two […]

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Adel Atelier Hair Salon Vacates 96 Orchard Street for Midtown

Last modified March 31, 2015 at 2:50 pm

Adel Atelier is moving away from Orchard Street after a successful three-year tenancy. We are told that the salon, which collected various accolades and press mentions, will saddle up at the end of the month. Meaning, later today. Reason given for the departure is the need for more space. As such, Adel is relocating to […]

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Adele Atelier Salon Moving Into 96 Orchard

Posted March 28, 2013 at 6:20 am

Within the last ten years, the only type of business to survive the upstairs-north storefront at 96 Orchard Street has been hair salons.

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Dana’s Loft Closes 96 Orchard Street Salon

Posted December 4, 2012 at 6:28 am

Another salon just called it quits at 96 Orchard Street, the second such establishment to do so within five years.

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Cafe Dancer Reopens at 96 Orchard Street

Posted November 6, 2012 at 6:20 am

Last May, barely two months into its tenure at 96 Orchard Street, Cafe Dancer abruptly closed for some unspecified “renovations.”

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Cafe Dancer Opens at 96 Orchard Today

Posted April 16, 2012 at 6:28 am

For the last few weeks, team Cafe Dancer has been frantically preparing for the inevitable. Lots of last-minute paintwork, sign scraping, and other assorted interior detailing at 96 Orchard Street.

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Cafe Dancer Vying for 96 Orchard Street

Posted February 2, 2012 at 6:40 am

The quiet stretch of Orchard Street real estate between Broome and Ludlow is slowly getting louder.

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