The Orchard House

‘Butcher Bar’ Bows this Week on Orchard Street

Posted April 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

Three months ago, we first broke news that the Queens-based Butcher Bar was planning a Lower East Side smokehouse. Subsequent weeks brought small changes to the facade of 146 Orchard Street – a neon here, a velvet curtain and window leafing there. Its debut is now days away. Employees at the Astoria outpost tell us that […]

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Queens-Based ‘Butcher Bar’ Takes Over Cursed 146 Orchard Street

Posted January 25, 2017 at 5:12 am

There has been almost zero activity at 146 Orchard Street in the last four years. Just a disheveled appearance and a notorious reputation as a cursed space. This marked silence was finally pierced earlier this week, however, with the announcement of a new tenant. Get ready for the Butcher Bar. This disheveled storefront, you’ll recall, […]

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Frankie & Johnnie’s Owner Joins Aaron Sanchez for ‘Alegre’ at 146 Orchard

Posted September 30, 2013 at 6:03 am

Hey Orchard House, how about those “electrical repairs”? The ill-fated APL-cum-Orchard House became an epic public fail capped by closure in January 2013. Reason given for the sudden shutter was a so-called emergency electrical problem. Those computer printouts detailing the issue, plus dated party flyers and menus, are still hanging in the dusty windows. But […]

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Orchard House Space Now on the Market

Last modified January 17, 2013 at 6:30 am

Whether or not those ambiguous electrical repairs were an actual emergency, or even a truth at all, the Orchard House is seemingly on its way outta the Lower East Side.

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Orchard House Closes for “Emergency Electrical Repairs”

Last modified January 12, 2013 at 12:32 am

Uh oh for the Orchard House. The year-old bar-restaurant is now closed for so-called “electrical repairs.”

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The Orchard House Introduces Lunch Options

Posted June 7, 2012 at 6:18 am

The Orchard House needed something to help jumpstart the joint. Especially since we’ve rarely seen the place at capacity at any time of day.

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APL Folds; The Orchard House Takes Its Place

Posted October 28, 2011 at 11:41 am

APL was pretty much doomed from the start.

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