Supreme Burberry Madness on the Bowery

Posted March 15, 2022 at 5:05 am

The Supreme collaboration with Burberry was a complete shitshow last week, from midtown to the Bowery. It began last Wednesday when hordes of street-fashionistas and opportunists queued outside the Lower East Side headquarters of Supreme at 190 Bowery. Folks waited from early morning to late night in order to snag a merch for the first-come-first-served […]

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Chic Tracksuit Purveyor Suzie Kondi Readies Orchard Street Boutique

Posted March 1, 2022 at 5:02 am

With CW Pencils erased from lower Orchard Street, its former store now returns with a taste of velour. Suzie Kondi, the Aussie New Yorker who rode the normcore wave of the pandemic to success with velour tracksuits, is on the precipice of opening her eponymous boutique. With the locals favorite gone from 15 Orchard barely […]

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The Soul of Fat Baby is Now ‘Restocked’ on Rivington Street

Posted January 10, 2022 at 5:03 am

The sole of Hell Square is now operational in a former controversial nightclub. Indeed, the corner of Rivington and Essex Streets is now a consignment sneaker shop. Fat Baby, gone; Restocked, in its stead. Restocked just opened at 112 Rivington, and offers a marketplace to buy, sell, trade, or consign sneakers. Its arrival marks something […]

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Hair Stylist Julie Dickson Takes Former Sweet Life on Hester Street for Salon

Posted January 6, 2022 at 5:04 am

Down on Hester Street, one storefront traded candy for crops. The Sweet Life, which shuttered in July 2018 after more than three decades at 63 Hester Street, is about to be reborn a hair salon. Veteran stylist Julie Dickson (Fox & Boy, Pembley) is behind the new chop shop. The arrival of Dickson’s neighborhood salon […]

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‘26Red’ Revives ‘90s Streetwear with Orchard Street Boutique

Posted December 7, 2021 at 5:09 am

The nineties called, it wants its apparel brand back. Indeed, the recent resurgence of 26Red this year – revived from obscurity by owner John Bernard – has resulted in a new Lower East Side boutique. There is now a dedicated, 600 square-foot store at 145 Orchard Street in Hell Square. (Inside the former DaRucci leather […]

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Moscot Moves HQ from the Corner to New Orchard Street Store

Posted November 30, 2021 at 5:00 am

Moscot is no longer on the corner, leaving behind Orchard and Delancey for a spot just paces to the south. And for the first time in its history, no rent to pay. As first reported by Bowery Boogie earlier this year, the centenary opticians chose the mid-block space at 94 Orchard as new base of […]

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Wipe Out: Patagonia Closes its Bowery Surf Shop

Posted November 16, 2021 at 5:03 am

The Patagonia Surf shop on the Bowery rode its last wave. Corporate pulled the plug on the Lower East Side outpost at the end of October, leaving a retail vacancy in an area that has been upscaled in a big way over the last decade. Store signage was pried from the facade, and the interior […]

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Meow Parlour Returns from Pandemic Shutter with Help from Petco Prize

Posted October 27, 2021 at 5:16 am

Eighteen months suffering a pandemic purgatory, the Meow Parlour finally returns to the Lower East Side. The seven-year-old cat cafe reopened at 46 Hester Street two weeks ago, thus concluding a closure that began at the outset of the pandemic in March 2020. Meow is in soft relaunch mode, open on Saturdays and Sundays from […]

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MOSCOT Launches New Chromeo Collaboration with in-Store Performance

Posted October 14, 2021 at 5:05 am

MOSCOT recently launched a new collaboration with popular electro-funk duo Chromeo. To celebrate, the eyewear company is hosting a live performance of the group at its Orchard Street flagship tonight. According to the press release, the new “luxurious capsule collection” features two limited edition frame styles co-designed by David “Dave 1” Macklovitch and Patrick “P-Thugg” […]

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The ‘Ludlow Flea’ Takes up Banksy’s Former LES Lot

Posted September 29, 2021 at 5:09 am

Exit through the gift shop takes on greater meaning down on Ludlow Street. Indeed, the appearance of food trucks in the vacant lot made famous by Banksy (eight years ago) was a harbinger of what followed. Namely, the Ludlow Flea. Ludlow Flea is a grassroots outdoor market that appeared at 159 Ludlow in late August. […]

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