146 Orchard Street

Cajun Quietly Comes to Hell Square with ‘Parish NYC’

Posted February 15, 2019 at 5:08 am

Out of nowhere, this new Cajun spot for Hell Square. Parish debuted last month at 146 Orchard Street. The arrival of Parish (the word for “county” in Louisiana) comes on the heels of Butcher Bar, the Astoria-based barbecue bar that shuttered back in September after little more than a year. According to its mission statement […]

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Butcher Bar Smoked out of Hell Square

Posted September 25, 2018 at 5:10 am

Butcher Bar was on the chopping block, and couldn’t survive the fierce conditions in Hell Square. The Queens-based barbecue joint shuttered its Lower East Side location Sunday evening after a year-and-a-half stint on Orchard Street. The establishment did not immediately return our request for comment. Butcher Bar is the latest in a string of short-lived […]

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‘Butcher Bar’ Bows this Week on Orchard Street

Posted April 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

Three months ago, we first broke news that the Queens-based Butcher Bar was planning a Lower East Side smokehouse. Subsequent weeks brought small changes to the facade of 146 Orchard Street – a neon here, a velvet curtain and window leafing there. Its debut is now days away. Employees at the Astoria outpost tell us that […]

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Queens-Based ‘Butcher Bar’ Takes Over Cursed 146 Orchard Street

Posted January 25, 2017 at 5:12 am

There has been almost zero activity at 146 Orchard Street in the last four years. Just a disheveled appearance and a notorious reputation as a cursed space. This marked silence was finally pierced earlier this week, however, with the announcement of a new tenant. Get ready for the Butcher Bar. This disheveled storefront, you’ll recall, […]

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Frankie & Johnnie’s Owner Joins Aaron Sanchez for ‘Alegre’ at 146 Orchard

Posted September 30, 2013 at 6:03 am

Hey Orchard House, how about those “electrical repairs”? The ill-fated APL-cum-Orchard House became an epic public fail capped by closure in January 2013. Reason given for the sudden shutter was a so-called emergency electrical problem. Those computer printouts detailing the issue, plus dated party flyers and menus, are still hanging in the dusty windows. But […]

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Orchard House Space Now on the Market

Last modified January 17, 2013 at 6:30 am

Whether or not those ambiguous electrical repairs were an actual emergency, or even a truth at all, the Orchard House is seemingly on its way outta the Lower East Side.

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Orchard House Closes for “Emergency Electrical Repairs”

Last modified January 12, 2013 at 12:32 am

Uh oh for the Orchard House. The year-old bar-restaurant is now closed for so-called “electrical repairs.”

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The Orchard House Introduces Lunch Options

Posted June 7, 2012 at 6:18 am

The Orchard House needed something to help jumpstart the joint. Especially since we’ve rarely seen the place at capacity at any time of day.

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APL Folds; The Orchard House Takes Its Place

Posted October 28, 2011 at 11:41 am

APL was pretty much doomed from the start.

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APL Actually Opening Friday

Posted May 17, 2011 at 10:45 am

Opening date was pushed back a week.

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