marijuana

Vice Packed Two Stanton Street Stores with (Faux) Pot to Promote ‘Weed Week’

Posted March 28, 2017 at 5:00 am

Roll up. Vice wants you to know that “Weed Week” is coming soon to its newish TV property, Viceland. To promote the series – premiering April 17 – the edgy brand rented both retail spaces at 90 Stanton Street and packed the windows with hundreds of sacks of faux weed. The stunt is complete with […]

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Put this in Your Pipe: Weedmaps Marijuana Service Opening Storefront Office on Orchard Street

Posted September 16, 2016 at 5:00 am

Put this in your pipe and smoke it – marijuana info service Weedmaps is on its way to the Lower East Side. The company has been building out 150 Orchard Street since late August, and the bud of that labor is now visible. Branded canopy arrived this week. We’re told this is to be storefront […]

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Parisi Pot Bust is Apparently Not a First for 4th-Generation Owner Frank Parisi [Updated]

Last modified August 18, 2016 at 3:25 pm

The high times are over for Frank Parisi, owner of the legendary Parisi Bakery in Little Italy. He was busted last month for involvement in a $15 million national pot distribution ring. And, as it turns out, pushing product (i.e. dispensary) on the doorstep of 290 Elizabeth Street. (We first started hearing rumors of drug […]

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Lawyers Assure Us that Neighburrito Not Involved with Pot Farm at 127 Rivington

Last modified October 21, 2010 at 7:12 pm

Earlier today, we ran a story regarding a monstrous pot farm discovered in the basement beneath Neighburrito at 127 Rivington Street.  In a statement to us, lawyers for the eatery have set the record straight.

Pot Bust and Evictions at 127 Rivington Street

Last modified October 21, 2010 at 7:12 pm

127 Rivington Street is a pretty nondescript residential tenement building, which also houses Mexican eatery Neighburrito on the ground level.  On Monday night, one fire call from a resident reportedly snowballed into hours worth of drama.  Strap in for this one, it’s a doozy!