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Our Friends & Neighbors: DBGB

May 28th, 2009 · 12:44 pm

It is exciting that Daniel Boulud is opening DBGB Kitchen & Bar in the neighborhood, on the Bowery, on June 8.  Joshua Russ Tupper was lucky enough to stop by a preview event last night; hear his thoughts and the assesments of other chefs and guests in a podcast posted by The Feedbag and look [...]

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Category: Around Town · Friends & Neighbors · Out and About
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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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Category: Events · In the Store · storefront
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Russ & Daughters Expands Weekday Business Hours

March 16th, 2009 · 11:31 am

Russ & Daughters is excited to announce extended weekday hours! The shop now opens earlier and closes later every weekday. We are now open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend hours will remain: the shop is open on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. [...]

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Category: History · Hours · In the Store · Shop · Visitors
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R & D To Do: TONIGHT at the Tenement Museum

March 5th, 2009 · 7:18 am

Join Niki Russ Federman TONIGHT at 6:30 p.m. at the Tenement Museum. Niki will talk with photographers James and Karla Murray about their book Storefront: The Disappearing Face of New York. The Tenement Museum is located at 108 Orchard Street, just below Delancey Street. The event is free and will take place in The Museum [...]

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Category: Around Town · R&D To Do List
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Around Town: Niki Russ to Speak on Storefront Panel

February 23rd, 2009 · 1:22 pm

Photographers James and Karla Murray will show slides from their new book – Storefront: The Disappearing Face of New York – at the Tenement Museum on March 5 at 6:30 p.m. The  book features an interview with Joshua Russ Tupper.  Niki Russ Federman will join the authors for the panel discussion at the museum, as [...]

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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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Category: Archive · History · Photo · Russ Family · storefront
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Alive and Kicking: Portraits of NYC Independent Business Owners

November 10th, 2008 · 6:50 am

Illustrator Nate Padavick created a series of 17 portraits of the owners of local independent and family businesses and will exhibit the series, fittingly, at Jeffrey’s Meats in the Essex Street Market (120 Essex Street at Delancey Street). Padavick made portraits of the “faces” of business owners — Niki Russ Federman of Russ & Daughters, [...]

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Category: Around Town · customers · Featured Product
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A Brine of a Time: International Pickle Day

November 10th, 2008 · 5:58 am

On September 14, Russ & Daughters took part in the 8th annual International Pickle Day, held at the site of “the old pickle district” on the Lower East Side. We served and sold pickles, of course, (full and half sour) and plenty of pickled herring and pickled lox. The event, co-sponsored by the NY Food [...]

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Category: Around Town · Events
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