My LES: Josh Russ Tupper

This popular feature spotlights a wide variety of people who live and work on the Lower East Side. This week, we are featuring Josh Russ Tupper, co-owner of the beloved appetizing store, Russ and Daughters.  (Josh was also featured in our print magazine this month.)


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What do you do?

I am the fourth-generation owner of Russ & Daughters, along with my cousin Niki Russ Federman.

How long have you lived on the LES?

I moved to the LES in August of 2002 after spending five years working in the semiconductor industry in Portland, Ore.

Favorite block in the hood?

It has to be Broome between Orchard and Ludlow, because if you look up at the buildings, you can’t tell if you’re in the past or present.

Favorite date spot in the hood?

The downstairs bar at Bacaro when it’s cold outside. In the warmer months, outside at ‘Inoteca.