Meet ‘Diller,’ the New Fried Pickles Spot from the Pickle Guys

Posted March 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Get ready for Diller. It’s been just over one year since the Pickle Guys rolled the barrels up the ramp and across the way to 357 Grand Street. The move was a big deal, transpiring fourteen years after proprietor Alan Kaufman split from Guss’ Pickles to create his own standalone business. Now comfortable in their […]

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Scenes from Yesterday’s Lower East Side Pickle Day [PHOTOS]

Last modified October 16, 2017 at 10:41 am

Yesterday afternoon, mere hours after a woman was shot nearby, the Lower East Side Pickle Day took up residence along the northern third of Orchard Street. Attracting throngs of tourists to Hell Square, as is the case each year. Even the Pickle Guys’ Grand Street location was jam-packed throughout the afternoon, handling the party overflow… The […]

Lower East Side Pickle Day Returns to Orchard Street on October 15

Posted August 31, 2017 at 5:12 am

The date is set. The renowned Lower East Side Pickle Day is slated to return to Orchard Street on October 15. As always, the event will occupy the three-block pedestrian mall between Delancey and East Houston Streets. Banners advertising the forthcoming Pickle Day – the seventeenth go-round – were recently attached to light poles along […]

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The Annual Lower East Side Pickle Day Returns September 25

Posted August 17, 2016 at 5:12 am

It’s brine time, so pucker up. The annual Lower East Side Pickle Day is only a month away. Official date was announced last week – September 25 (noon-5pm). There is also a new website for the occasion. This year, we can likely expect the usual smattering of pickle vendors and local restaurants serving up “pickle […]

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Lower East Side Pickle Festival Attracts (and Feeds) the Hordes [PHOTOS]

Posted October 5, 2015 at 5:19 am

The annual Lower East Side Pickle Day certainly lucked out with the weather yesterday, especially after a stormy weekend. Come rain or brine, it was gonna happen. Thousands flocked to Orchard Street in the afternoon from all corners of the Tri-state to feast on pickles and other foodie selections. That is, if you had the patience […]

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Pickle Guys to Start Grinding ‘Super-Hot’ Passover Horseradish on Sunday

Posted March 17, 2015 at 9:28 am

It’s a spicy treat that only comes around once a year, and that time has arrived anew. Yes, the Pickle Guys of Essex Street are ready to grind fresh horseradish in anticipation of the Jewish holiday of Passover. The street spectacle – always fodder for photographers – is set to begin next Sunday (March 22). […]

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Masses Turn Out for Annual Pickle Day on Orchard Street Yesterday [PHOTOS]

Posted October 20, 2014 at 9:20 am

A deluge of humanity descended upon Orchard Street yesterday afternoon for the annual Pickle Day festivities. Easily thousands flooded the neighborhood to partake of the pickles and brine. As with other DayLife Sundays, the Lower East Side BID rolled out the puscharts and unrolled the AstroTurf carpeting. Child prodigy DJ Kai Song was on the […]

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In Which the Pickle Guys Create the Best Menorah Ever

Posted November 29, 2013 at 9:35 am

We made our weekly pickle run the other day on Essex Street, and were pleased to see this amazing menorah. The Pickle Guys fashioned this bad boy completely from pickles to help celebrate Chanukah. Technically it’s missing one candle, but whatever. Still great.

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Lower East Side Pickle Day Returning October 27

Last modified September 11, 2013 at 11:16 am

Thanks to the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, last fall was fully sour for pickle fanatics. Winds, floods, and lack of power in the wake of the late-October storm completely sidelined the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day. That was then. The event returns next month for the first time since 2010. The Lower East Side […]

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Update: Lower East Side Pickle Day Cancelled Due to Hurricane Sandy

Posted November 1, 2012 at 11:15 am

The LES Pickle Day that was already rescheduled for November 4 has now officially been cancelled, due to the havoc that Sandy wreaked on the ‘hood. From the Lower East Side BID: The loss of power, combined with spotty cell phone service in the area, makes for less than desirable circumstances to execute a three-block […]

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