Umberto’s Clam House
Posted August 2, 2019 at 5:05 am
It was almost two years ago that Netflix transformed the corner of Orchard and Broome Streets into 1970s Little Italy for Martin Scorsese’s upcoming film, The Irishmen. Based on Charles Brandt’s nonfiction work, I Heard You Paint Houses, the gangster epic touches upon post-war organized crime and the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. Longtime Scorsese collaborators […]
Posted November 16, 2017 at 5:15 am
The heart of the Lower East Side is now Little Italy. In case you missed it, a construction crew has been installing 1970s-specific set design in the intersection of Orchard and Broome Streets, recreating a neighborhood that barely exists today. It’s a massive undertaking. For instance, the ground level retail of 90 Orchard Street is […]
Last modified November 14, 2011 at 6:55 pm
There’s an ongoing game of culinary musical chairs transpiring in Little Italy of late, and the two remaining players are both neighborhood heavyweights.