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June 7, 2012 • Newsletter
CITIZEN STYLE | JUNE 2012
It’s time for Mona Akhtar’s monthly look at who’s rocking the sidewalk. And remember, if she stops you on the street, say yes!
PETER STANICK’S “BROADWAY”
“The Internet and working with digital images has a direct, even immediate influence on my way of thinking,” explains artist Peter Stanick about his new show Broadway, a series of pieces questioning public perception within an image-saturated urban environment, opening at One Art Space tonight. Stop by and meet him: He’ll be present from 6 to 9 p.m. Broadway has also been released as a book on iTunes. Sponsored by Stanick.com.
REVEALED: THE LOCATION OF MASA SPINOFF TETSU
It’s not coming to an existing restaurant space. Also on the CB1 agendas for June: The prepared-food restaurant coming to Warren Street, a new restaurant on Broadway, a rooftop pavilion on Watts, beer and wine in the Battery Park Bosque, and more.
NUMEROPHILIA: THE BEST OF 101-200
The countdown of street numbers is over, but the fun continues with the best of 101 to 200. Plus: Two readers found the three numbers that I couldn’t.
IN THE NEWS
••• 6/4: 9/11 Museum morass. Plus: Developing Pier 40; new playground; chef Paul Liebrandt; lawyer’s loft; school outrage; seahorses; CB1 election; school fundraising; Obama to visit again; fires; subway station leaking; a teacher reminisces; Mickey Drexler; lawn status.
••• 6/5: Goldman Alley reviewed (and how!). Plus: More on the itsy-bitsy Museum; underneath the World Financial Center; Shigeru Ban’s Tribeca topper; Edie Falco lists.
••• 6/6: Space shuttle drive-by. Plus: Inside a “Girls” loft; Landmarks OKs 361 Broadway topper; Fresh Direct nuisance; rowboat capsizes off Pier 40; 9/11 Museum deal?; new BPCA head; Demi Monde.
AN EXCLUSIVE OFFER FROM THE HARRISON
Print and bring this page to The Harrison on Sunday or Monday night and you’ll receive a complimentary drink (valued at $12 or less) with the purchase of the restaurant’s delectable cheeseburger. Only available at dinner on Sunday and Monday—it’s not on the menu, so you have to ask for it—the burger comes on an English muffin with special sauce, crunchy onion, and a pile of homemade potato chips. Valid through June 30.
SEEN & HEARD
••• 6/4: American Gold answer. Plus: Street art report; Dance New Amsterdam gets a break; New York by Gehry’s plaza (it has fountains).
••• 6/5: Burro Borracho. Plus: Pop-up gallery on Duane; Worth Street closures; more Russell King artworks; petition to ban plastic bags.
••• 6/6: Enterprise heads upriver. Plus: A sign of progress at Asphalt Green; a swindler in the neighborhood; Duxiana and SamSara updates; flowers at Made Fresh Daily; lemonade for charity; artist Russell Sharon.
In what might be a record, the restaurant 2Spaghi has closed after just more than a month. The good news: It’s said to be reopening elsewhere.
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