Flowers on Essex

Flowers (and Other Things) for Clinton Street

Posted August 6, 2019 at 5:04 am

It was once one of the scruffiest addresses on Clinton Street. Now, the five-story tenement at number 84 adds a touch of floral to its retail ranks. Serial Lower East Side business owner Bill Fraser – the man behind Flowers on Essex and Flowers Cafe – is helming another related project. This time at Clinton […]

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LES Holiday Pop-Up Shop on Grand Street will Feature Local Artists and Designers

Posted November 25, 2015 at 5:18 am

The holidays are here! Yes, already. Anyway, to kick off the season of festivities, LES Pop-Up is bringing an “LES Holiday Pop-Up Shop” to the neighborhood. Its niche lies in products created and designed by local artists and designers; the intention is to serve and support the community while sustaining artists and creative folk in the immediate area. Additionally, said […]

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Flowers on Essex Moves Across the Street to 384 Grand Street

Posted October 16, 2015 at 5:17 am

​Florist-cum-gallery Flowers on Essex is now operating in its new digs. Owner Bill Frazer – whose Flowers Cafe was also forced out – just hauled the shop and its contents across the street to 384 Grand (the former Liberty Tax space). Circumstances behind the move are ambiguous, but we were told at the end of […]

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​The Long-Running ‘Flowers on Essex’ is Moving Across the Street

Posted September 21, 2015 at 5:00 am

It’s a time of transition for Bill Frazer. Two of his longstanding Grand Street businesses are in flux. Flowers Cafe ended its impressive ten-year run at 355 Grand Street on Friday afternoon. Its demise is attributed to the new six-story luxury development set to rise here. We’re told that there is a slight chance that […]

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Flowers on Essex Opens Stall Inside Essex Market

Posted April 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

We’ve said it before. Retail changes in the Essex Street Market are akin to rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. Despite the wishes of some in the community, the Essex Crossing project decided to construct a new (much larger) facility across the street, which will happen sometime in the next couple years. Anyway. A […]

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Sweet Grapes Wine Bar at 39 Essex Street

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:14 am

We received an email yesterday with news about the new wine bar opening at 39 Essex Street – Sweet Grapes.  Work is moving along at the “rustic, brick-walled” sipping spot, scheduled to open sometime next month.  The tipster snapped the following photograph of a ladder worker removing the skeletal remnants of the old forest green […]

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