8/27/12 • Newsletter
ALL GOOD THINGS PREVIEW #1: DICKSON’S FARMSTAND MEATS
All Good Things, the European-style food marketplace, opens at 102 Franklin on Saturday, Sept. 1. As a preview, let’s meet the vendors. First up, a visit to Dickson’s Farmstand Meats at Chelsea Market. (Above: Founder Jacob Dickson.)
ALL GOOD THINGS PREVIEW #2: BLUE MARBLE ICE CREAM
And next, Brooklyn’s popular Blue Marble Ice Cream. (Right: Co-founder Alexis Miesen.)
A PEEK INSIDE SHINOLA
I learned quite a bit on a tour of the still-pretty-raw Shinola showroom on Franklin—such as, there will be a small coffee bar.
IN THE NEWS
••• 8/23: Gateway Plaza institutes anti-pet policy. Plus: Updates on four new restaurants; Barry’s Bootcamp; Canal Street gentrification; 8 Warren sale; architects’ postcards; American Thread Building sale; Edon Manor; 5 Franklin Place.
••• 8/26: A big new neighbor for the Gehry building. Plus: Man killed by New York Stock Exchange security truck; scaffolding promo for the “Canyon of Heroes”; detox program; handbag sample sale.
NOSY NEIGHBOR: WHAT’S THAT THING AT W. BROADWAY AND LEONARD?
“I’ve walked past this structure for years and still have no idea what it is. Any insight?” —R.
RECENT REAL ESTATE SALES IN TRIBECA
Nineteen sales were recorded in the past week—including four at the new-build 57 Reade.
WHERE IN TRIBECA…?
Congratulations to Carol for correctly IDing last week’s Where in Tribeca…? Click here to see the answer (it’s the restroom of a busy restaurant). We’ll play again Friday morning—and next time I won’t accidentally place the answer in the photo title (not that Carol didn’t win fair and square).
SEEN & HEARD
••• 8/23: Mailboxes returned. Plus: IPN benefit; handbag store open; Sushi of Gari is hiring; South Street Seaport’s new Pier 17 one step closer to reality.
••• 8/24: Church Street divided. Plus: Fika update; All Good Things signage; a silly summer read; 87 Leonard mystery; 205 Hudson question.
••• 8/26: Silver Lining appeared closed (but it’s evidently not). Plus: Kurt Gutenbrunner; Baked by Melissa; free disco speakers.
Fun for everyone, or at least people who don’t mind random pictures with snarky captions.
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