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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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Breakfast on the benches, in front of the shop, even in the snow.

December 27th, 2010 · 11:53 am

Russ & Daughters is open today, from 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. In fact, we just spotted a customer eating his bagel sandwich OUTSIDE on a bench in front of the shop! Thanks to Rudy who put down his salmon slicing knife at the counter to run outside in order to capture a photo of this scene [...]

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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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Category: customers · In the Store · Photo · storefront · What I Ate Today · While You Wait
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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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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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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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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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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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