Guss Pickles

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.

Maraya Cigars Now Open at 87 Orchard Street

Posted November 15, 2010 at 6:38 am

Guss’ Pickles is but a faint memory in this next chapter of life at 87 Orchard Street.  Maraya cigar shop, which first announced its presence back in August, retooled the entire storefront and is now open for business.  Goodbye brine, hello tobacco! A couple weeks ago, owners Joy Florentz and Kevin Joyce began selling product […]

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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Reminder: 10th Annual Pickle Day Today

Posted October 17, 2010 at 10:20 am

Today is the 10th Annual NYC International Pickle Day.  Festivities will be held in the municipal parking lot on Broome, as well as on Broome between Orchard and Ludlow.

Signs on Orchard Street: Guss’ Pickles and Sticky Rice

Posted September 28, 2010 at 6:33 am

Two key Orchard Street signage updates to report today.  First up is the onetime Guss’ Pickles storefront at 87 Orchard, which is currently amidst a transition to an independent cigar shop called Maraya.

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.

For Rent Sign at Guss’ Pickles

Posted March 29, 2010 at 6:12 am

With Guss’ Pickles officially gone from the Lower East Side (both the name and the business), the search for a new tenant at 87 Orchard Street has begun. A flimsy “for rent” sign is taped beneath their moving announcement.  Asking price for the cramped quarters is $2,000 per month.