Should you have exceptionally generous wall space, deeply wrought feelings of nostalgia, or simply want to add a dash of irony to your already ironic Brooklyn pickle concern, then Joy Florentz, the owner of the soon-to-open Maraya Cigars, has your number. According to Bowery Boogie, Florentz, whose store will be located in the former Guss’ space on Orchard Street, is selling the old Guss’ awning to raise money for her business. Bowery Boogie has details on arranging the purchase. The awning may not quite reach Tavern on the Green levels of decadence, but still, it’s history.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 14, 2010