6/14/12 • Newsletter
LOFT PEEPING: KELLY BLACK
Design Hunting magazine showcased the Battery Park apartment of Kelly Black and her family, who combined three units to make a 4,700-square-foot home complete with a climbing wall and treehouse.
IN THE NEWS
••• 6/11: 56 Leonard. Plus: Merchant’s Hospitality’s plans for Pier 15 (and a bit of a rant); principal speaks out; art exhibit; Trinity Church and Occupy Wall Street.
••• 6/12: Four World Trade Center. Plus: School overcrowding; scaffolding fire; $48 million Tribeca penthouse; landmarking 86 Trinity Place; 9/11 families’ new demand; “school crossing” sign; WFC food hall; Asphalt Green fallout.
••• 6/13: Is Asphalt Green dead for the year? Plus: Hope for the huge vacant lot at 99 Church; Blue School revolt; 1WTC design changes; Battery Park City’s past and future; dirty dog run; a mega slide for Battery Park.
SUGGESTION BOX: THE LOCAL-TOURIST NEXUS
The retail developers of the World Trade Center, World Financial Center, and the South Street Seaport say they’re bringing in shops and restaurants that will appeal to you and someone visiting you. Do such places exist?
SEEN & HEARD
••• 6/11: What’s coming to 176 Duane? (Seriously, do you know?) Plus: Steven Alan’s sample sale; free haircuts; R. Kelly is coming (to the neighborhood); author Alan Furst; Salvatore Barber Shop; a new book about Tribeca Treats.
••• 6/12: Another Bubby’s. Plus: Reflecting on the World Trade Center; proposed newsstand; Shakespeare in a park; food cart makes art stop.
BACK TO SCHOOL: EXPLORING BMCC
I imagine most of you haven’t been inside the Borough of Manhattan Community College—or if you have, you haven’t gone very deep. So let’s check it out, shall we?
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