143 Orchard Street

The Spam Burger is Coming to Orchard Street with ‘Tsismis’

Posted November 12, 2018 at 5:04 am

The first Filipino restuarant for Orchard Street is still happening. In fact, it’s nearing debut. Initially conceived as “Burgers and Chismis,” the concept took space at 143 Orchard Street and will offer a menu of eats like Spam burgers, a crispy pork knuckle sandwich with pickled enoki mushroom, chicken and pork belly adobo, and pickled […]

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This Filipino Restaurant to Bring ‘Burgers and Chismis’ to 143 Orchard Street

Posted March 3, 2017 at 5:11 am

From fashion to Filipino fare. Giselle owner David Nissim relocated his eponymous fashion boutique down the block to 125 Orchard Street two summers ago. The former store at 143 Orchard, like the building itself, has been subject to nearly two years of renovations. Hidden for as long behind scaffolding and sidewalk shed. Now, a new […]

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‘Able Fine Art NY’ Takes Over from Louis B. James Gallery on Orchard Street

Posted October 7, 2016 at 5:09 am

The script was written years ago, yet still followed to the tee: noted Chelsea gallery defects from its perch only to settle on the Lower East Side. Usually, somewhere along the former “bargain district” of Orchard Street. The latest bandwagoner is the Able Fine Art Gallery which just planted a flag (nay, canopy) at 143B […]

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‘Narifuri’ Cyclist-Centric Brand Opens Boutique Shop on Orchard Street

Posted June 1, 2015 at 5:13 am

Ever since Shi Eurasia moved around the corner last October, its former digs at 143 Orchard Street remained cloaked in secrecy. A drop-cloth hung in the windows as shades while a lone bicycle teased an unknown new entrant. Well, the cat is now out of the bag. A new cyclist-centric specialty store called Narifuri debuts here […]

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City CoPilot Courts AirBnB Set with ‘Front Desk’ Services on Orchard Street

Posted October 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

With so many cash-strapped residents turning to AirBnB for additional funds, a new symbiotic business waits in the wings. That company would be City CoPilot, whose sole purpose is to be a “front desk” of sorts for travelers staying in and around the Lower East Side. City CoPilot just unveiled its brick-and-mortar presence over the […]

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Reader Report: Shi Eurasia is Moving Around the Corner Due to High Rents

Posted September 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

Fans of imported eats have been flocking to Shi Eurasia on Orchard Street for the three-plus years of its existence. Its shelves are perenially stocked with bounty from Asian and European countries, including snack foods, pastries, noodles, coffee, tea, etc. But Shi is now reportedly on the move, thanks to an exorbitant rent hike. According […]

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Two Hell Square Tailors Fold

Last modified July 31, 2014 at 7:54 am

The war zone of endless construction and proliferating nightlife within Hell Square has taken its toll on two mom-and-pop businesses. Both being tailor shops. Express Tailor at 143 Orchard Street quietly shuttered within the last couple weeks. The shop was somewhat of a newcomer, having arrived here sometime in 2010. Almost its entire life was […]

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Shi Eurasian Market Open at 143 Orchard

Posted February 22, 2011 at 6:28 am

Flanked by Giselle Sportswear and a vacant Rita’s Leather, the middle storefront at 143 Orchard Street has been in the works since last spring. Now Shi is finally ready!

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No More Rita’s Leather Fair at 143 Orchard

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

It’s really no secret that the leather vendors on Orchard Street are hanging on for dear life.  Their demise is gradual, but seemingly inevitable in the face of the gold rush.  Sunday pedestrian malls don’t attract so much foot traffic anymore, and many of the old-school storefronts are quietly shuttering.  One-by-one. And now another. Rita’s Leather […]

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