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Russ & Daughters is honored to be featured in The Sturgeon Queens – an independent documentary.

January 30th, 2014 · 12:55 pm

You can watch the movie now at film festivals around the country, and in the Fall of 2014 on select PBS stations. THE STURGEON QUEENS tells the story of four generations of the Russ family – and how they took their business from a tiny storefront stocked with herring barrels to the famed smoked fish [...]

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Video Art at the Appetizing Shop: James Cohan Gallery Presents VIDEOBYTES at Russ & Daughters

November 21st, 2011 · 1:31 pm

DOWNLOAD PDF In collaboration with James Cohan Gallery, Russ & Daughters is pleased to present the exhibition Videobytes, an installation of video and film works shown in a continuous loop 24-hours a day, seven days a week in the Russ & Daughters storefront window. The presentation will run from Friday, November 4th to Sunday, December [...]

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Following a Guide Book from Another Era: Paens to Sturgeon, Sonnets to Lox.

July 29th, 2010 · 8:00 am

Video from a recent visit to Russ & Daughters. Jennifer and Ben came to Russ & Daughters the other day for the first time, with tired feet, empty stomachs and a special book in tow. Originally published in 1959, the book was New York Places and Pleasures by Kate Simon. The 4th edition, which had [...]

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Every Person in New York

September 26th, 2009 · 10:06 am

People at Russ and Daughters on Houston Street August 30, 3009. By Jason Polan. From the series “Every Person In New York.” It seems like every person in New York is at Russ & Daughters this weekend, picking up orders and watching as salmon is sliced at the counter. The shop is open from 9:00 [...]

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The Benches are Back!

May 5th, 2009 · 2:08 pm

The benches are back!  After a debacle with a small – yet strong – dog, outdoor seating has returned to the Russ & Daughters’ storefront on East Houston Street, just in time for Spring!  Join us for bagels on the benches. Catch up on the story, previously on Lox Populi: And the Dog Ran Away [...]

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Russ & Daughters is the launch site for new NYC Cooking Oil Recycling Program

April 30th, 2009 · 12:57 pm

Last week, New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer joined the owners of Russ & Daughters for the first pickup of used cooking oil that will be turned into biodiesel fuel through the Go Green! Cooking Oil Recycling Program. The pair held a press conference in front of Russ & [...]

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Let There Be Neon, says The New York Times

February 24th, 2009 · 12:22 pm

The New York Times visited a few of the city’s remaining neon sign makers in the wake of many businesses today turning instead to LED or back-lit plastic. The Times ran a great photo, of the Russ & Daughters’ sign and storefront. See it above. In the article, Christopher Gray writes, “The sign for the [...]

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And The Dog Ran Away With A Bench

February 20th, 2009 · 11:26 am

Customers keep coming in and asking what happened to our bench, and when we tell them, they don’t believe us.  It does sound like a child’s excuse, but, well, a dog did actually run away with our bench. She didn’t get too far, though. I was standing at the counter cutting fish, which is what [...]

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In This Spot: Storefront, On the Street

November 18th, 2008 · 1:20 pm

As we prepare for tonight’s Tenement Tours, it seemed natural to start thinking about this building — 179 East Houston Street — that has housed Russ & Daughters since 1920, when Joel Russ moved his business around the corner (from its first storefront location on Orchard Street).  Above, a photo reprinted from Subways of New [...]

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Welcome

November 10th, 2008 · 7:00 am

Welcome to Lox Populi, the place to head for daily updates about all things related to Russ & Daughters: bits of history, tastes of new treats, recipes, customer stories, traditions, anecdotes, kvetching, and kvelling. But we can’t do it without the lox and we can’t do it without the people. So, please send us your [...]

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