Hair of the Dog

Fix the Hell Square Chaos: An Open Letter to CB3 and Elected Officials

Posted June 18, 2021 at 5:00 am

The following open letter was written by a concerned resident of Hell Square who wishes to remain anonymous. Dear Community Board 3 District Manager Susan Stetzer, Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou, Assembly Member Deborah Glick, Assembly Member Harvey Epstein, State Senator Brian Kavanagh, State Senator Brad Hoylman, Council member Margaret Chin, Council Member Carlina Rivera, Borough […]

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Post-Pandemic Hell Square Rings True at Hair of the Dog

Last modified June 14, 2021 at 6:48 am

Hell Square is back to its normal self, reviving the weekend chaos after a marginal break during pandemic times. Residents note that this past Saturday night was particularly hellish, and headquartered outside Hair of the Dog on Orchard Street. There, in the middle of the street, someone installed a powerful three-foot-high portable speaker and proceeded […]

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Trashed Pizza Plates Repurposed for Supersize Scrabble Game on Orchard Street

Last modified July 13, 2019 at 8:55 am

From hardscrabble to scrabble, Orchard Street has now seen it all. Beginning tomorrow morning – when traffic is blocked for the pedestrian mall – Artist Adrian Wilson will chalk an enormous scrabble board on the asphalt between Pizza Beach and Hair of the Dog. The supersize replica is accurate down to the last Triple Word […]

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First Warm Saturday of Season Sees Brawl Outside Hair of the Dog

Last modified April 17, 2018 at 10:43 pm

The first warm days of the spring season each year are usually catalyst for violence on the Lower East Side. Like clockwork. Saturday night in Hell Square was certainly no exception. The evening apparently kickstarted with reports of a “large,” bloody brawl that took place outside Hair of the Dog at 168 Orchard Street. Several […]

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Sixth Ward on Orchard Street Operates an Illegal Rear Yard, Neighbors Allege

Last modified August 26, 2014 at 8:12 am

Hair of the Dog might be considered one of the worst operators in Hell Square, but it’s neck-in-neck with the Sixth Ward up the street at 191 Orchard Street. Those are seemingly the sentiments of many residents living within earshot of the bar. At issue with the seven-year-old establishment is its 90-seat beer garden, which is […]

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Hair of the Dog’s Sidewalk Cafe License Up for Renewal

Posted January 28, 2014 at 5:34 am

Even a year after its opening (two since first signing on), it’s still difficult to accept that douchey frat-hole Hair of the Dog replaced longtimer Cafe Charbon at 168 Orchard Street. Much more commotion emanates from this spot nowadays, but especially during warmer weather, when the corner-hogging sidewalk cafe is in full effect (chairs run along […]

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Hair of the Dog Opens on Orchard Today

Posted October 11, 2012 at 6:08 am

Assume positions; it all starts now. The shit is about to hit the proverbial fan of upper Orchard Street.

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Hair of the Dog a Hair from Opening at 170 Orchard Street

Posted September 5, 2012 at 6:08 am

The official website has been static for months, but don’t let the inaction lead you astray. Hair of the Dog is thisclose to opening at 170 Orchard Street.

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Hair of the Dog Installs New Awnings on Orchard

Posted April 6, 2012 at 6:18 am

Contractors at 168 Orchard Street recently replaced the retractable awnings along the marquee.

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Another Look Inside Hair of the Dog on Orchard

Posted February 28, 2012 at 6:18 am

In a rather rare turn of events, contractors at 168 Orchard Street left the front door ajar, so to speak, while working onsite last week.

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