7/05/12 • Newsletter
UNCLE MIKE’S IS DEAD
The skeeveball bikini bar on Murray—sort of a feeder bar to the New York Dolls strip club next door—appears to have closed.
DUANE PARK IS MOVING TO THE BOWERY
The restaurant—a Tribeca institution, it has been on Duane Street (in one incarnation or another) for 25 years—has made an interesting deal with the Bowery Poetry Club.
SHOULD PEOPLE WHO LIVE NEAR HUDSON RIVER PARK BE TAXED?
Also on the CB1 agendas for July: Asphalt Green (maybe); North End Grill sidewalk seating; a bunch of FiDi restaurants; Bogardus Plaza; renovations to a W. Broadway façade; a new Seaport building; City Hall Park; Pier 25 issues; and more.
SEEN & HEARD
••• 7/2: Yaffa’s Joy. Plus: Centrico temporarily closed; Murray Street’s other new bar; Mr. Fashion himself; Diga Vision ticks me off.
IN THE NEWS
••• 7/2: 113 Nassau rendering (it’ll be 30 stories). Plus: Cars vs. pedestrians; Cuomo pushes for 9/11 settlement; 16 Hudson loft numbers; Goldman Alley.
••• 7/3: Downtown Freedom Trail. Plus: Bloomberg declines governors’ offer; Amish Market owner in jail; Trinity Church repairing graveyard wall; Con Edison and Park51; South Street development plans; BPCers in Haiti.
A SURVEY OF STREET ART
Street art is so evanescent that someone around here should try to capture it for posterity.
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