Ray’s Pizza

Ray’s Pizza on East Houston Closes to Make Way for 10-Story Ben Shaoul Development

Posted March 10, 2015 at 5:00 am

And then there were three… Famous Ray’s Pizza on East Houston – anchor tenant in the low-rise commercial strip between Orchard and Ludlow Streets for over a decade – is closed for good. The pizzeria wasn’t open during business hours yesterday, its dining room cluttered with price placards and the like. Phone calls go unanswered. […]

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Ray’s Pizza at 250 East Houston Folds

Posted February 21, 2012 at 6:09 am

Blockbuster Video on East Houston is closing. It had been a rumor for the last few years, but finally confirmed at the end of January. Its neighbor just met the same fate.

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Holding an iPhone Ransom on the Lower East Side

Posted November 7, 2011 at 6:28 am

This is probably the most epic “missed Connection” post we’ve read on Craigslist thus far. Full read after the jump!

The Mayor of Upper Orchard Street

Posted March 3, 2010 at 6:18 am

You probably know Nathan.  If your daily travels bring you past the corner of Orchard and East Houston, chances are you’ve encountered the man.  He’s a true neighborhood character who lives on the green benches outside American Apparel.  Just the other day, we sat down with Nathan to have a candid discussion about his relationship […]