As chains lay claim to the neighborhood, the old, dated signage is being replaced with the generic strip-mall stuff you see everywhere—and that’s a pity.2 comments
As the City Council mulls a plan to limit double-deckers, the Department of Transportation approves n “interactive entertainment experience” that will clog streets and sidewalks. Plus: Tribeca condo board accused of anti-Chinese discrimination; Dead Rabbit recipe for citrus syrup; Parks staffer arrested for aggressive behavior.2 comments
Tribeca is still one of Manhattan’s best shopping neighborhoods, so get out there and buy someone’s affection! Here are a few items that caught my eye at Best Made Co., Valley, South of Market, Torly Kid, and Patrick Parrish.
56L is historic and groundbreaking and stunning. We are so lucky we will get to enjoy it soon. The structure... — architect / Seen & Heard: The Battery Bike Path Is Also Open
It'll be fun making a hobby out of sabotaging The Ride. — j frank / In the News: Tour Bus Overload
The first day the line went across the plaza all the way to Beaubourg. Tonight it went in the other... — Hudson River / Seen & Heard: Fire on Worth Street
I haven't yet been to the Museum of Feelings but I did see an awfully long line to get in... — Luis Vazquez (FiDi Fan Page) / Seen & Heard: Fire on Worth Street
I have the exact same feeling about these signs. I really used to love the vibe on those streets and... — hst / A FiDi Time Capsule
Wongs Custom Tailors is already gone; replaced by the very tasty Num Pang. — Luis Vazquez (FiDi Fan Page) / A FiDi Time Capsule
South side of Canal, east of West Broadway — James / Where in Tribeca…?
Plus: How are we feeling about 56 Leonard?; White Street block is now permit-parking; the T. Edward Wines office on W. Broadway; a hearing on cutting red tape in the city.4 comments
Plus: The remodeled McDonald’s on Chambers; a book of erotica called “Tribeca”; the Bennett will take reservations; Martin Auer Bakehouse appears stalled; Holiday Craft Fair seeks vendors.3 comments
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