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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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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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