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Grand Street Fire Fundraiser

Last modified May 11, 2010 at 4:04 pm

It’s really great to see the community come together amidst tragedy.  We just received information that there is a fundraiser week currently planned to benefit the victims of the Grand Street fire.  From May 17 – 21, a handful of Lower East Side restaurants will be graciously donating partial profits from sales.

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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The Wall at 85 Orchard Now Closed

Posted January 25, 2010 at 6:18 am

In the fall of 2008, The Wall opened in the sliver real estate adjacent to An Choi at 85 Orchard Street.  Now a year-and-change later, the health-conscious restaurant is closed for good.  The area inside is has been cleared, with their assorted colorful cube-seating stacked against the wall.

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