7/16/12 • Newsletter
HOW MUCH IS HUDSON RIVER PARK WORTH TO YOU?
It’s not a rhetorical question: The Friends of Hudson River Park wants to assess businesses and residents west of Hudson Street an amount based on the amount of their square footage. Find out who’ll be paying—and how much.
EXPLORING PIER 26
While we’re on the subject…. Madelyn Wils, the head of the Hudson River Park Trust (and a Tribeca citizen), gave me an exclusive tour of the unfinished part of the park’s Tribeca section, including a look at the restaurant space, an update on the esplanade, and more.
CB1 TRIBECA COMMITTEE: THE UNOFFICIAL MINUTES
What was discussed: Integrating the sidewalks (and possibly the garden) at Bogardus Plaza, the restaurant taking over Uncle Mike’s, a big outdoor wine party, and more.
IN THE NEWS
••• 7/12: More major real estate news in northwest Tribeca. Plus: “Tribute in Light”; 9/11 anniversary plans; “The Sphere”; an old-looking room; Tribeca Film Festival head leaving; Atera non-review.
••• 7/13: Battery Park City stoplights. Plus: More investors in 56 Leonard; Mast Brothers shop in Seaport confirmed; 57 Reade sales update.
••• 7/15: South Street Seaport fire. Plus: Photos of Tribeca nannies and their wards; dog care as real-estate amenity; fancy rooftop gardens; Bread expanding.
SEEN & HEARD
••• 7/12: Ralph Macchio. Plus: John Ashbery and George Clinton together at last, sort of; nail salon opens; sandwiches.
••• 7/13: BLT season is about to begin. Plus: Another Potbelly; chanterelles at New Amsterdam Market; Paul Liebrandt doc nominated for an Emmy; kids’ book authors on the Lilac; Vera Wang.
••• Congratulations to J Allen for correctly identifying last week’s Where in Tribeca…?
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: SALUGGI’S SANDWICH SHOPPE
Saluggi’s Sandwich Shoppe sells the kind of affordable all-American food available at diners and delis around New York.
RECENT REAL ESTATE SALES IN TRIBECA
Thirteen sales were recorded in the past week—a few were commercial, and a big one (over $8 million) was an apartment purchased by a woman from Oklahoma.
Fun for everyone, or at least people who don’t mind random pictures with snarky captions. Below: His name is Dog Charney.
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