Felix Tailor Shop Departs Rivington Street, Reopens at 125 Allen

Posted December 15, 2015 at 9:27 am

Hell Square just lost a longtime tailor. Until last week, the Felix Tailor Shop held down the shoebox real estate at 97 Rivington for more than ten years. Outlasting most of its neighbors during this period of accelerated change. However, it’s already given up the lucrative retail footprint at the southwest corner of Ludlow Street. The handwritten […]

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New Tailor/Dry Cleaner Opens at Embattled 9 Stanton Street

Posted August 13, 2013 at 11:05 am

9 Stanton Street is no doubt an address familiar with the concept of turnover. Its latest occupant was a dress boutique called Ofori which opened here back in January.

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Alpha Tailor Shop Opens at 128 Rivington Street

Posted April 16, 2013 at 6:40 am

Last summer, relative newcomer Le Chic Nail Spa moved next door into the cornershop at Rivington and Norfolk Streets, which previously housed Sloan Fine Art.

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Ace of Hearts at 157 Rivington

Posted December 7, 2010 at 6:08 am

In September 2008, Turkish-born Mustafa Kip opened a small tailor shop at 137 Rivington Street called Laura & Melinda.  The now-highly regarded business, named for his two daughters, is still kicking and offers repairs and alterations alongside new clothing options.  Late last month, Kip expanded his modest concept to include a new boutique just down […]

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Early Edition: November 15

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New Signage: 264 Broome

Posted October 2, 2008 at 11:47 am

The tailor shop at 264 Broome Street [link] recently had an exterior makeover. Gone is the old school signage. [Photo: nychinatown.org]