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Coming Soon: Zpizza at 26 First Avenue

Posted December 23, 2010 at 6:08 am

The so-called “pure pizza revolution” is riding a wave from Laguna Beach to the Lower East Side.

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Berkli Parc Now Open at 61 Delancey

Posted December 21, 2010 at 6:08 am

Aside from the the chalkboard menu above the counter, the first thing we noticed upon entering Berkli Parc yesterday was the use of an iPad point-of-sale system, complete with credit-swiping device.  With co-owner Mark Hernandez hailing from the general vicinity of Silicon Valley, this makes perfect sense.  And like that, the tech nerd within us […]

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Top Hat Now Open at 245 Broome Street

Posted December 6, 2010 at 6:28 am

For 245 Broome Street, the operative word is renovations. Both storefronts at this beautiful turn-of-the-century tenement have undergone a complete metamorphosis in the last year.

Lumber Liquidators Signage in Place at 95 Delancey

Posted November 19, 2010 at 6:28 am

On Monday, a crew of hired hands replaced the decrepit storefront frame at 95 Delancey with some fresh glasswork.  By midmorning yesterday, the new Lumber Liquidators signage was already in place, confirming earlier reports of its impending arrival. The lumber depot is barreling toward the finish line, and is on pace to open in the […]

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 […]

Seleven Gallery Now Open at 145 Orchard Street

Posted October 14, 2010 at 6:23 am

Storefront preparations at 145 Orchard Street are now complete.  Just shy of a month after installing its signage and company flag at the short-lived home of NY Wax Boutique, Seleven Gallery is now open to the public.

Little Cupcake Bakeshop Now Open at 30 Prince Street

Last modified October 11, 2010 at 7:56 am

Bay Ridge-based Little Cupcake Bakeshop is now ready for the masses at 30 Prince Street. After months of renovations, the tagged-to-death plywood was peeled away and removed late last week, revealing a fresh whitewashed facade and striped wraparound awnings. The cupcakery soft-opened last night for treats and cocktails.

JILLANNE Now Open at 162 Allen Street

Last modified January 11, 2011 at 6:42 pm

JILLANNE just opened at 162 Allen Street.  Right on schedule. The smallish boutique stationary shop had been in renovation mode since late August.

Coming Soon: Seleven Gallery at 145 Orchard Street

Posted September 21, 2010 at 6:19 am

NY Wax Boutique lasted barely seven months at 145 Orchard Street before shuttering for good last June.  Now, after a brief vacancy period, the space is already back in action. Yesterday afternoon, the store awning was updated and a branded sign installed above the entrance.  And what’s in store here, you ask? An international boutique […]

Bisous Ciao Macarons Now Open at 101 Stanton

Posted September 1, 2010 at 6:33 am

Sweet tooths, take heed. Bisous Ciao Macarons opened for business yesterday, just two short weeks after announcing its Lower East Side presence with a bold new awning. Last night, the sole employee working the register informed us that the first day out was a success – decent sales and positive response. At this point, the […]