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’BIVE’ Healthy Ice Cream Shop Now Open on Orchard Street

Posted September 24, 2018 at 5:05 am

A new breed of ice creameries debuted this weekend at 95 Orchard Street. Under construction the last few months, BIVE serves health-driven “ice cream with purpose.” It’s essentially a cross between your typical scoop shop and that trendy juice counter that’s always near the gym. Their menu boasts “pro-healthy sorbets and ice creams,” with non-traditional […]

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Scoop it up: ‘BIVE’ Revives Ice Cream at 95 Orchard Street

Posted September 5, 2018 at 5:07 am

After a brief flirtation with popcorn, 95 Orchard Street is returning to its (recent) roots. Back to ice cream. Contractors building out the space tell us that a new “healthy” ice cream company called BIVE is on the way. Not much is known just yet about this business, but expected debut is sometime later this […]

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‘Pop Karma’ Shuts Down Orchard Street Shop After More than 5 Years

Posted February 12, 2018 at 5:12 am

The kernel is down. Pop Karma, the gourmet popcorn purveyor on Orchard Street, just called it quits. The sliver storefront went silent this past Friday after spending more than five years on the block. The official announcement came a couple weeks ago, in which owner Jean Tsai explained that the product isn’t going anywhere. Rather, […]

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Pop Karma on Orchard Street Shills for Time Warner Cable Business Class

Posted April 8, 2016 at 10:01 am

Time Warner Cable, that evil utility that city dwellers love to loathe, is filming a commercial on Orchard Street today. For the second day in a row, producers are shooting scenes inside four-year-old popcorn specialty shop Pop Karma to shill for the “Business Class” package from TWC. Like the others before it, the Pop Karma version of the […]

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Pop Karma on Orchard Street is Opening a ‘Flagship’ Stall in New Fulton Center

Posted October 15, 2015 at 5:12 am

​Three years into operations at 95 Orchard Street, Pop Karma is apparently flourishing. Ready for bigger and better. It’s nearing the final stages of a second store further downtown. One that is preemptively being called the flagship location. Pop Karma is one of the lucky vendors who will operate in the brand-spankin’-new Fulton Center transit […]

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Pop Karma Opening Popcorn Store Today at 95 Orchard

Posted July 23, 2012 at 6:18 am

That craving for high-end popcorn you didn’t know existed can now be sated. With il Laboratorio del Gelato having melted from the museum block long ago already, “artisanal” popcorn is ready to occupy 95 Orchard Street.

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From Gelato to Pop Karma at 95 Orchard Street

Posted April 13, 2012 at 6:09 am

Now we are hearing word that 95 Orchard is trading treats from ice cream to popcorn. Details inside!

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