Guitar Man

Volang Boutique Shutters After 4-Year Tenure on Orchard Street

Posted July 22, 2014 at 6:08 am

A few weeks shy of its fourth anniversary on the Lower East Side, women’s boutique, Volang, packed up and left. We passed 147 Orchard Street yesterday afternoon to find the store a ghost town. There are no updates via social media or website announcement, and the phone line is “not accepting calls at this time.” […]

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Volang Opening at 147 Orchard Street

Posted August 12, 2010 at 6:33 am

It was almost a year ago already that Guitar Man packed up the instruments and moved from 147 Orchard Street to 116 East Seventh. The storefront hasn’t really seen much action since their departure, except for a Craigslist ad last February practically begging businesses to “be a part of the renaissance.” Well, six months later, […]

147 Orchard Part of the Renaissance

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

A real estate listing surfaced on Craigslist yesterday for 147 Orchard Street, the tiny storefront which was most recently occupied by Guitar Man (now headquartered at 116 East Seventh Street).  The space has been vacant for over four months, with “for rent” signs hanging behind drawn shutters.

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Closure Report: Hairy Mary’s at 149 Orchard

Last modified November 24, 2009 at 10:48 am

The fall of Hairy Mary’s Vintage last week marks the third in a series of storefront closures at 147-149 Orchard Street in less than six months. Hudson Street Papers called it quits over the summer, and Guitar Man re-located to 116 East Seventh Street back in early October. Despite the bad news, however, the “vintage” […]

Guitar Man Moves to Seventh Street

Posted October 5, 2009 at 6:11 am

As the Lower East Side music scene continues its proverbial death march, the symbiotic businesses are also disappearing.  As of October 1, the small mom-and-pop Guitar Man was officially booted from its residence at 147 Orchard Street.  Now, the dreaded for rent sign hangs in the window.  But, wait!  The music has not completely died.  […]