This week’s Column looks at the how the old and the new blend downtown. Visit the newest boutiques and most interesting concepts that have opened on Orchard Street. These days you will find something new in a very old ‘hood. Discover lots of boutiques with a mix of merch, books and vinyl, clothing and jewelry. You will find many new and unexpected stores. Visit all the best places on a NYC private shopping tour. Discover the flavor of the LES, and get the message of this ‘hood on a private shopping tour. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.