Pickle Guys

Looking Inside the New Pickle Guys Store on Grand Street [PHOTOS]

Posted January 3, 2017 at 5:11 am

New year, new location, new brine. The Pickle Guys are now officially situated at 357 Grand Street (i.e. right across the way), the first change of scenery in fourteen years. And the reopening came earlier than initially expected. Owner Alan Kaufman and crew migrated barrels and business last Thursday, just in time to ring in […]

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Pickle Guys New Grand Street Store Debuts this Weekend, Adjacent ‘Eatery’ in the Works

Posted December 28, 2016 at 5:00 am

On this fourth day of Chanukah, big news for the Pickle Guys. The new and improved location just across the street is days from a “soft” opening. We hear that the lease is up on the old sub-grade dispensary, and that the move should take place by New Year’s Eve. The official inauguration is scheduled […]

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The Pickle Guys Make it Official at New Grand Street Digs

Posted December 21, 2016 at 5:00 am

The worst kept secret on the Lower East Side is now official. Earlier this week, the Pickle Guys hoisted updated signage at its new location just across the street. The announcement now straddles the marquee of 357 Grand Street. Behind the plywood shed, meanwhile, work is seemingly nearing completion on the forthcoming headquarters. Walls are tiled […]

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The Pickle Guys will Start a Delivery Service for its Brooklyn Customers

Posted December 1, 2016 at 5:00 am

Earlier this month, the Pickle Guys ended its seven-year tenure in Brooklyn. This decision to divest was directly connected to the new headquarters currently under construction at 357 Grand Street. With a much larger Manhattan location, a presence in Midwood apparently made less sense. Recognizing that these outer-borough customers still demand the dill, so to […]

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The Pickle Guys will Bid Farewell to Brooklyn Next Month

Posted October 28, 2016 at 5:00 am

As the Pickle Guys gears up for a big move across Essex Street, the company decided to axe their Midwood, Brooklyn location. It has been slinging briny goods at 1364 Coney Island Avenue for the last seven years. Final day in business is November 7. News of its closure was distributed to email inboxes last night. “Seven years […]

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Scenes from the Annual Lower East Side Pickle Day [PHOTOS]

Posted September 26, 2016 at 10:22 am

Yesterday afternoon was the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day. The crisp autumn weather drove throngs of tourists to Hell Square. The three-block stretch of Orchard Street between Delancey and East Houston was jammed from noon to 5pm. So it wasn’t easy to purchase and/or consume any pickled goodness, unless patience for long lines is […]

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The Pickle Guys Break Ground on New Shop Across the Street

Posted September 22, 2016 at 5:00 am

Ready the brine barrels. The Pickle Guys are gearing up for the big move across the street. To ground level. The city issued building permits to the Pickle Guys two weeks ago to renovate 357 Grand Street, the former Grand Tax Center. The legal and accounting offices actually jumped two stores to the east, and […]

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With ‘Grand Tax Center’ Relocated, the Pickle Guys will Move Across the Street in a Few Months

Posted September 6, 2016 at 5:05 am

After more than fourteen years at 49 Essex Street, the Pickle Guys are rolling the barrels across the street. As previously reported, owner Alan Kaufman is relocating the pickle business to 357 Grand Street, the strip of low-rise retail owned by the Seward Park Co-op. But the change in scenery is still a few months […]

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After 14 Years on Essex, Pickle Guys is Moving Across the Street

Posted April 21, 2016 at 5:00 am

Here’s a bitter herb for your Passover. Management of the Seward Park Co-op circulated a letter this week notifying residents that the Pickle Guys is moving from its unique below-grade location on Essex Street. Sad. Much of the great experience here is the controlled chaos of descending into pickle barrels via narrow corridor. Nevertheless, Pickle […]

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Pickle Guys will Grind ‘Super-Hot’ Passover Horseradish Starting Sunday

Posted April 7, 2016 at 9:29 am

You waited all year for this, so clear your calendars (and sinuses). The Pickle Guys on Essex Street will begin grinding fresh horseradish this Sunday ahead of the Passover holiday. Expect the usual sidewalk spectacle, with gas-masked grinder and queues of customers lining the sidewalk to partake. It’s usually worth the wait, though, should you […]

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