Orchard Street

Celebrity Endorsed ‘Sycamore Style’ to Open Orchard Street Footwear Boutique

Posted September 20, 2017 at 5:06 am

The search for a new retail occupant at 145 Orchard Street just came to a close. It’s been four months since Killion departed the block, but now signage is in place for the latest entrant. Another fashion boutique. Here comes Sycamore Style, a decades-old footwear brand that hawks “custom hand-dyed shoes.” According to their website, […]

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‘Quinn NYC’ is Ditching its Orchard Street Boutique

Posted September 18, 2017 at 5:08 am

Quinn NYC doesn’t have much time left on Orchard Street. The token tombstone signage appeared above the entrance to the boutique last week courtesy of Misrahi Realty. Apparently, the company is focusing on its new operation at the South Street Seaport. “We have opened a studio experience in The Seaport,” a spokesperson confirms in an […]

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‘Nom Wah Tu’ is Now Serving Dim Sum on Orchard Street

Posted September 18, 2017 at 5:02 am

Not three weeks after Fung Tu called it quits, Wilson Tang’s Nom Wah replacement is ready to go. Nom Wah Tu, as it’s known, opened at 22 Orchard Street yesterday afternoon. As reported, Tang and his partner Jonathan Wu revamped the space to create a more “approachable” establishment that fits the neighborhood and imbues elements of […]

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SHUT Skateboards Closing Orchard Street Flagship Today, will Open New Store Next Spring

Posted September 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

The brick-and-mortar headquarters of SHUT Skateboards is discontinued. Today is the last day on Orchard Street for the venerable brand, which closes out a decade on the Lower East Side. The lease was up and SHUT decided to move on. However, the brand will continue to hawk decks and gear online until relocating to a […]

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‘CW Pencil Enterprise’ Rebounds with New Orchard Street Store

Last modified September 13, 2017 at 2:29 pm

It’s safe to say that Orchard Street saved CW Pencil Enterprise. The beloved specialty shop was chased from its original location due to fallout from a controversial landlord’s building renovations. Now, the small business is ready for its second act with new digs at 15 Orchard Street. Expect an opening in “early October.” The news […]

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With ‘M&M Environmental’ Move to Long Island City, 32 Orchard Street Becomes Gallery Space

Posted September 5, 2017 at 5:09 am

Exterminators out, temporary art gallery in. Local longtimers M&M Environmental expanded this past spring in a big way. The extermination business, formerly headquartered at 32 Orchard Street for more than a decade, signed a lease and relocated to Long Island City. The entirety of their current office space is still up for grabs. “We simply outgrew […]

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‘Goa Taco’ Ends its Summertime Residency on Orchard Street

Posted September 1, 2017 at 5:04 am

Goa Taco ended its four-month flirtation with Orchard Street this week. The summertime pop-up had briefly annexed the bi-level space from the Norman’s Cay/Spur Tree combo back in April. Popularity of the Delancey Street original was apparently the impetus behind the temporary expansion. The company also maintains a second outpost on MacDougal Street in Greenwich […]

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Fung Tu Shutters Tonight Ahead of Transition to ‘Nom Wah Tu’

Posted August 31, 2017 at 5:13 am

Today is your last chance to dine at Fung Tu. The four-year-old Chinese-American eatery at 22 Orchard Street closes after service tonight. It will pivot to something different, yet altogether familiar. As previously reported, co-founders Wilson Tang and Jonathan Wu will keep the space, and create another offshoot of the Nom Wah Tea Parlor. Nom Wah […]

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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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Martin Scorsese Filming ‘The Irishman’ on Orchard Street Today (with De Niro, Pacino, Keitel, and Pesci)

Posted August 29, 2017 at 5:12 am

You might want to head down to Orchard Street today (near Broome), where production has begun on the new Netflix drama, The Irishman. The feature film is directed by Martin Scorsese, and sports a who’s-who from the gangster genre he helped create. Robert De Niro. Al Pacino. Harvey Keitel. Joe Pesci (who’s basically retired). It’s the […]

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