2-4 Clinton St. Photo by Mike Brown.

Min’s Market at 2 Clinton Street is Closing

2-4 Clinton St. Photo by Mike Brown.

Local resident Mike Brown pointed out via Twitter earlier today that another bodega is doomed.  Min’s …

Reformation Models

Shop Talk: Miss Hoe, Urban Cricket, Reformation and More

Here’s Lo-Down contributor Jessica Delfino’s weekly roundup of Lower East Side shops, sales and new collections to keep your eye on. …

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Retail Churn on the Lower East Side: Checking in On Five Orchard Street Businesses

This story was first published in the April 2014 edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine:

Over the past several years, …

Van's General Store, 47 Orchard St.

New Arrivals: Van’s General Store, Tani Shoes, Shoot the Lobster

Van’s General Store, 47 Orchard St.

From our April magazine, new arrivals on the Lower East Side:

Van’s General Store (47 Orchard St.) …

Sheherazade, 121 Orchard St.

Sheherazade Home Furnishings, 121 Orchard St., is Closing Next Month

121 Orchard St.

In the past few days, we’ve been checking in with several different Orchard Street retailers for a story in next …

essex market stall

You’ll Soon Be Able to Buy Flowers at the Essex Street Market

You may have noticed this empty stall at the Essex Street Market, on the south end, near Ni Japanese Delicacies.  It was given …

Honey in the Rough, 161 Rivington St.

Honey in the Rough is Closing; Big Sale Begins Feb. 3

Honey in the Rough, 161 Rivington St.

We received an email s short time ago from Ashley Hanosh, the owner of Honey in …

131 Orchard St.

Happening Now: Auction at 131 Orchard St.

If you believe the guys hawking their wares on Orchard Street, bargains are available every day in the Lower East Side’s fading leather-goods district.  The …

From Zarin's Facebook page.

First Glimpse: Zarin’s New Showroom

Zarin Fabrics is providing a tease of its new showroom coming to Orchard Street in the next few weeks.

From Zarin’s Facebook page.

Essex Street Market via thelodownny.com

News Flash: The Essex Street Market is Open For Business!

There’s been a lot of talk in recent months about the Essex Street Market’s future.  Years from now, it’s moving to a new facility as …