Posted July 13, 2015 at 5:00 am
The old Guss’ Pickles hovel at 87 Orchard Street will return to food use after a half-decade foray into tobacco peddling. You’ll recall that Maraya Cigars quietly faded from the block three months ago without much in the way of announcements to fans. Few seemed to mourn the indie business, though. Now the tiny space is […]
Posted April 7, 2015 at 5:15 am
In what seems like eons, it was already five years ago that Guss’ Pickles departed the Lower East Side for Borough Park. (Alas, the pickle purveyors didn’t last long in the new environment) Its old digs at 87 Orchard Street quickly fell into the hands of a specialty cigar shop called Maraya, whose own tenure […]
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 […]
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.
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.