10/18/12 • Newsletter
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: ROBERTA ROLLER RABBIT
“Roberta Freymann changes with the seasons,” says Sabrina Simpson, manager of the new two-brand store that opened last weekend on Duane. “But with Roberta Roller Rabbit, we feel you should be on vacation year round.” Explore the sunshine-y space.
IN THE NEWS
••• 10/15: Strauss-Kahn rental finally sells. Plus: Sushi of Gari Tribeca; Espasso branches out; Cuomo aide.
••• 10/16: Anti–Asphalt Green rally. Plus: Chambers Street hotel (or condo) sold and back on track; Trinity Church cancels its Halloween festivities; bakery closed; another 7-Eleven; cheesesteaks in FiDi.
••• 10/17: Downtown’s Jewish renaissance. Plus: Landmarks Preservation Commission approves Seaport buildings; 87 Chambers update; Blue Bottle sold; hawk spotted; Special Forces sculpture has a temporary home.
ANOTHER PARKING GARAGE IS BITING THE DUST
That’s the rumor, anyway. And since the site falls just outside the Tribeca West Historic District, the Landmarks Preservation Commission won’t have any say over what gets built in its place. So where is it?
THE MAKEOVER OF HUDSON SQUARE
Some thoughts (and renderings) about the plans to make the streetscapes around the Holland Tunnel entrance greener and more pedestrian-friendly.
HOW TO HAVE A FUN PARTY WITH NO HASSLE
Everyone wants to throw a memorable party—whether it’s for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve—but the stress of doing it in your own home can be a buzzkill. So why not organize an event in The Harrison‘s private dining room? It seats up to 22, and you know the food is delicious. Besides, The Harrison has plenty of experience, so you can focus on your friends and family—which is the point of getting together in the first place. For details, call 212-274-9310 or email email@example.com. Sponsored
SEEN & HEARD
••• 10/15: Pumpkinfest. Plus: Celebrity dog appearance; upcoming literary salon; Foley Square food festival; photos of Asphalt Green Battery Park City.
••• 10/16: Costume sale. Plus: Chefs for hire; Lady Liberty is on her way; “for lease” on Broadway; Hionas Gallery opens another branch.
••• 10/17: A new kids’ facility. Plus: Fences up at 56 Leonard; fresh peppercorns; Westville Hudson gets its liquor license; Cass Lilien commission; “Blue Bloods” shooting again.
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: WESTVILLE HUDSON
Westville Hudson—the fourth restaurant in the popular Westville mini-chain—has opened at Hudson and Charlton. But the delivery zone ends at N. Moore and W. Broadway. Take a look around….
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