188 Orchard Street

Jelena Behrand Studio Moves to 181 Chrystie Street

Last modified March 18, 2012 at 8:58 pm

The Orchard Street no man’s land between East Houston and Stanton Street is officially down another business.  Last week, Jelena Behrand dropped news on her blog that, after over a decade, her eponymous jewelry studio at 188 Orchard was moving to a different neighborhood location.  Indeed, the new space was announced just yesterday – Jelena Behrand […]

Reminder: Today is Fundraiser for Zucco

Posted February 21, 2010 at 10:05 am

Today is the fundraiser to help Zucco’s family cover medical, travel, and funeral expenses.  The event will kick off at 5 p.m. at 200 Orchard Street. Visit the Facebook fan page for more details.

How You Can Help Zucco Return to France

Last modified February 19, 2010 at 12:20 pm

As reported earlier, Le French Diner is trying to raise funds in order to help return Zucco to France (“because I want to go back to my mom’s graveyard”).  If you are interested in donating to the cause, please consider the following. Contributions can be given through donation boxes located at the French Diner, AOC, […]

Zucco Memorial Service at Angel Orensanz Last Night

Last modified February 18, 2010 at 9:43 am

Last night was the funeral service for the beloved Zucco, the proprietor of Le French Diner who passed away last weekend of a heart attack.  One reader, Steven Gibaldi, attended and emailed us some of his thoughts. [Zucco 12/22/07, Courtesy of Steven Gibaldi] Once again, Angel Orensanz on Norfolk St. provided the space and context […]

Zucco of Le French Diner Died Saturday

Posted February 16, 2010 at 6:27 am

It is with a heavy heart that we report the following news. A number of readers wrote in to inform us that Zucco, the beloved proprietor of his namesake Zucco: Le French Diner at 188 Orchard Street, passed away on Saturday afternoon. Cause of death was reportedly a heart attack. The restaurant remains open (at […]