Orchard Street

Kinky’s Dessert Bar Now Serving its Perverted Pastries on Orchard Street

Posted February 18, 2022 at 5:05 am

Perverted pastries are now a pandemic pleasure on northern Orchard Street. Kinky’s Dessert Bar, as first reported here last September, signed a lease for the ground unit at 181 Orchard. It finally opened, rather fittingly, on Valentine’s Day after several months of delays. As the name suggests, the two-level establishment slings smutty snacks alongside alcoholic […]

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Cabin NYC Owner Eyes Flashpoint Sixth Ward Space in Hell Square

Posted February 3, 2022 at 5:02 am

Three years since opening Cabin NYC on East 4th Street, ownership is headed to Hell Square. To a dormant storefront rife with conteoversy. Proprietor Dresden Baluyot is looking to impart a new watering hole called Clock Out at 191 Orchard Street. Like its predecessor, the Sixth Ward, the 60-seat newcomer is nightlife focused and will […]

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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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Mark Miller Reopens Orchard Street Gallery This Week with Street Artist Hektad

Posted November 29, 2021 at 5:06 am

The Mark Miller Gallery returns to Orchard Street this week, and is enlisting the help of an established graffiti writer to help relaunch. The longtime Lower East Side showroom will reopen on Wednesday – after a two-year pandemic hiatus – with an exhibit featuring Hektad. “Looking at the graffiti art of Hektad is like finding […]

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Finding ‘Treasure’ at the Former Boys Don’t Cry on Orchard Street

Posted November 12, 2021 at 5:01 am

The revolving door of nightlife continues at 22 Orchard Street, where a newcomer is looking to take the torch from Boys Don’t Cry. Christopher Yerington – former general manager of the shuttered Black & White on East 10th Street – is looking to update the map, so to speak, with a cafe-bar called Treasure Club. […]

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Matter House Confirmed for Jarmulowsky Bank Hotel Food and Beverage

Posted November 10, 2021 at 5:06 am

The southwest corner of Orchard and Canal Streets – site of the Jarmulowsky Bank Building – has largely been quiet in the last year. But now activity seems to be on the rebound. The landmark structure will soon welcome guests, not as a financial institution, but as a boutique hotel. One that has been under […]

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It’s ‘Bongos’ for An Choi on Orchard Street

Posted November 4, 2021 at 5:01 am

It took more than a year to fill those shoes, but there is finally a replacement for An Choi on Orchard Street. With a familiar face, at that. An Choi ended service at 85 Orchard Street in July of 2020 after serving Vietnamese cuisine to the Lower East Side for more than eleven years. Now, […]

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The LES and Chinatown Grapple with Nightlife Fallout Amidst Open Restaurants

Last modified November 4, 2021 at 7:13 pm

The following guest post was written by Candace Pedraza, a graduate student in the Newmark School of Journalism. The concept of Open Streets is a simple one: use of public space normally unavailable for restaurants and communities is allowed, ensuring socially distanced patronage of local businesses and the safe rekindling of neighborhood connections. The initiative […]

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Fifteen-Story Condo Tower Slated for Lower Orchard Street

Last modified October 28, 2021 at 2:12 pm

The southerly base of Orchard Street is about to receive some additional heft. Fifteen stories’ worth, in fact. The dormant building at 24 Orchard Street will meet the wrecking ball in due course. The property itself changed hands in November 2020 for $6.7 million, and now the listed owner, shell entity NNYY LLC, is planning […]

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