Seen & Heard: Lunch at Augustine

••• Does anyone know why the Department of Transportation added this yellow wedge at the northeast corner of W. Broadway and Duane?

yellow-wedge-at-wbroadway-and-duaneyellow-wedge2-wbroadway-and-duane••• A notice on the menu says that Augustine, the French restaurant at the Beekman hotel, will start serving lunch on November 29.

••• Anthropologie put up signage to remind us all it’s opening at 195 Broadway (where Nobu will also be).

anthropologie-signage-at-195-broadway••• Are buses allowed to drive wherever they want, or are they restricted to certain streets? It occurred to me as I watched this big Academy bus attempt to make the left from Greenwich onto Duane.

bus-turning-onto-duane••• Architecture firm MNDPC tweeted a photo of the inside of Tetsu, the long-gestating restaurant at 78 Leonard.

tetsu-by-mndesignpc••• A ghost sign has started to appear on the north side of 315 Broadway, above the fugly McDonald’s. I don’t think it was visible at all before. (Click on the photo to see it better.)