Seen & Heard: Il Mattone + Tre Sorelle

••• Carol Adams of Torly Kid tweeted some big news from Greenwich Street: Il Mattone is joining forces with Tre Sorelle.

••• The J and Z trains are once again stopping at Fulton and Broad.

••• Want to help Hudson River Park get Pier 25 back on its pilings? There’s an event this Monday at the apartment of a Friends of Hudson River Park board member. RSVP to Blake Beatty at or 212-757-0981. As I’ve said before, this is our park; we should take care of it—and that’s even more so regarding Pier 25. “The money donated to The Hudson River Park Playground Fund will be matched dollar for dollar up to $100,000 thanks to a generous early contribution.” Can’t make it? Donate online.

••• From the Salty Paw pet-supply shop in the Seaport: “We are happy to announce we have found a NEW space to move into at 254 Front St.”

••• When did the DOT put those gravel-y areas at Watts and Canal? And why?