Kebab House II

Checking out ‘Trapizzino,’ the Roman Street Food Spot Opening on Orchard Street

Last modified February 22, 2017 at 9:49 pm

Where kebabs and pizza were once served, a restaurant dedicated to another popular “Roman street food” will soon open. It’s only a matter of weeks, apparently. As first reported here, principal Luca Vincenzini and partner Nick Hatsatouris will together impart a quick-serve snack shop at 144 Orchard Street called Trapizzino. A majority of the plywood shed […]

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Goodfella’s Pizza Outpost on Orchard Street is Looking to Sell

Posted September 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

Four years and as many months since opening, it looks like Goodfella’s Pizza at 144 Orchard Street is looking to bow out. If this month-old post on Craigslist is to be believed, the Staten Island-based business is currently for sale. Apparently, the space is going for $10,500 in monthly rent (probably alongside a fat sum of key […]

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Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza Now Open at 144 Orchard

Posted April 26, 2011 at 6:28 am

Staten Island has officially invaded the Lower East Side. Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza is now serving!

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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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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.

Streetside Sketchpad: On Orchard, Part II

Posted December 14, 2010 at 6:18 am

In this week’s installment of Streetside Sketchpad, James Gulliver Hancock returns to the scene of the crime, as it were.  Drawn here is the remaining stretch of Orchard Street between Stanton and Rivington (east side of the street).

Filming Recap: Get Him to the Greek [Video]

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Last summer, Get Him to the Greek filmed select scenes on Rivington Street, just outside the recently-deceased Kebab House II.  Both stars of the film, Russel Brand and Jonah Hill, were there for the nighttime shoot.

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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 […]