Ess-a-Pickle

Pat Fairhurst Now Pickling as “Clinton Hill Pickles”

Posted February 1, 2012 at 10:19 am

We’ll just go ahead and say it. Orchard Street hasn’t been the same since Pat Fairhurst and her son Roger packed up Guss’ Pickles and decamped to Brooklyn in 2010.

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Guss’ Pickles Returning for Hester Street Fair, But Which Guss?

Posted May 12, 2011 at 10:32 am

It was announced last night that Guss’ Pickles will return to the Lower East Side this weekend to operate a table at the highly successful Hester Street Fair.

Recap: Tenth Annual NYC International Pickle Day

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:34 am

Vendors from the neighborhood and across the metropolitan area descended on the Lower East Side to participate in the Tenth Annual NYC International Pickle Day sponsored by Whole Foods, Two Boots and the Brooklyn Kitchen.   This popular event was held in the municipal parking lot on Essex Street and on Broome Street, between Orchard and Ludlow […]

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Date Announced for Tenth Annual NYC International Pickle Day

Posted September 17, 2010 at 6:30 am

The Lower East Side Business Improvement District (LES BID) has just announced the date for the tenth annual NYC International Pickle Day. As in the past couple years, the event will transpire in the Broome Street municipal parking lot between Ludlow and Essex.

Maraya Cigars Selling Guss’ Pickles Signage

Posted September 14, 2010 at 6:31 am

Last week, Joy Florentz of the forthcoming Maraya Cigar shop offered up some juicy news.  Or should we say pickled? In any event, to help fund her independent venture at 87 Orchard Street, Ms. Florentz is looking to sell the trademark Guss’ Pickles signage.

Coming Soon: Maraya Cigar Shop at 87 Orchard

Posted August 23, 2010 at 6:32 am

Those rumors about Mother-in-Law’s Kimchi assuming control of the old Guss’ Pickles HQ can now be put to sleep for the duration.  Six months after the pickle stand decamped for Borough Park as Ess-a-Pickle, a completely different type of business is moving into the small storefront.  A specialty cigar shop called Maraya.

Behind the Windows at Guss’ Pickles

Posted April 21, 2010 at 6:22 am

As the landlord of 87 Orchard Street continues to pursue retail tenants, the onetime home of Guss’ Pickles is now exposed. No more pictures or price list obstructions in the windows.

Guss’ Pickles Officially Gone from Lower East Side

Posted March 22, 2010 at 6:12 am

It’s now official – Guss’ Pickles (nay, Ess-a-Pickle) is forever gone from the Lower East Side.  If you crave their delicious brand of pickles or Passover horseradish, you’ll need to schlep out to Borough Park.  Visual confirmation is nailed to the shuttered gates of 87 Orchard Street.