144 Orchard Street

Goodfellas Pizzeria Removes Kebab Signage

Posted March 2, 2011 at 6:39 am

Amidst the conversion from pita to pizza, 144 Orchard Street finally lost all connection to its former tenant.

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144 Orchard Street Scrubbed Clean

Posted February 3, 2011 at 6:09 am

The forthcoming home of Goodfellas Brick Oven Pizza is now completely scrubbed clean.

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Goodfellas Brick Oven Pizza at 144 Orchard

Posted January 28, 2011 at 6:49 am

The old Kebab House II on Orchard is transitioning to a pizza place.

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CB3 Releases February SLA Agenda

Posted January 26, 2011 at 6:39 am

Community Board 3 just released its SLA agenda for February. Hot off the press!

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Streetside Sketchpad: And Over to Rivington

Last modified December 21, 2010 at 12:13 pm

Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock is back on the beat with this week’s Streetside Sketchpad.  After the last sojourn, he continued down Orchard Street, and around the block onto Rivington.

Epaulet Opens Boutique at 144 Orchard Street

Posted November 8, 2010 at 6:12 am

For the month of October, Brooklyn-based boutique Epaulet held a pop-up residence at lifestyle joint Reed Space on Orchard Street.  Their brief stint here would prove to be a precursor to bigger news.  Indeed, the shop just opened its second brick-and-mortar location across the street. The life cycle of 144 Orchard Street has just shifted from […]

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Orchard Street Fetish Shop Demask Now Closed

Posted July 14, 2010 at 6:22 am

The leather-and-latex fetish shop Demask is the latest victim in a string of recent Orchard Street closures.  Its R-rated window displays, forever wrought with half-naked mannequins in bondage poses, are all gone.  The entire store has been stripped, and there is now a fresh scaffolding in place.

The Leather Zone at 122 Orchard Shutters

Last modified April 21, 2010 at 7:56 am

It been a rough eight months for the so-called bargain district.  Or what’s left of it.  Old-time Orchard Street merchants above Delancey were dropping like flies. Especially on the east side of the street, where, since last August, a whopping five stores and one restaurant have shuttered – Giuseppe Uomo at 130, Daniel’s Leather II at […]

Update: Kebab House II Officially Closed

Posted February 10, 2010 at 6:13 am

It’s official – Kebab House II is closed for good. Last week, we reported that the late night Halal joint was in a state of disrepair; this week, there is no evidence of its existence aside from the signage. The interior is completely cleared of tables and kitchen equipment.

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Kebab House II Closed?

Last modified February 3, 2010 at 10:56 am

Last week, Ashkara; this week, Kebab House II.  Indeed, last night, we strolled past the sometimes-24-hour grub spot at 144 Orchard Street during the dinner rush, only to find it dark. No lights, no tables, no service.  Looking through the locked glass doors, the interior is currently in a state of disarray. Scattered throughout the cleared […]

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