Newsletter: Dec. 19

Pier 26 rendering by Olin StudioFIRST LOOK: PIER 26
The Hudson River Park Trust is hoping to start construction a year from now on Pier 26, the unfinished pier across from Citigroup. Based on the newly released preliminary renderings, it’s going to be much more interesting than Pier 25….

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Holland Tunnel inbound traffic flowCB1 TRIBECA COMMITTEE: THE UNOFFICIAL MINUTES (DECEMBER 2016)
There was a lot discussed at last week’s CB1 Tribeca meeting: Insane Holland Tunnel traffic; the restaurant coming to the Super Linda space; The Greek’s spinoff in Truffles Tribeca; Antique Garage’s Church Street outpost; poke restaurant on Lispenard; proposed newsstand outside Whole Foods. Three hours condensed into one post.

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City Hall area in 1908SEEN & HEARD
••• 12/15: New Downtown Connection stop. Plus: Activity at the Staple Street skybridge; a report on the Worth Street crane accident; go caroling with Torly Kid; likely new deli at Greenwich and Spring.
••• 12/16: Endless bus-bulb construction. Plus: Underground leak on Reade; Tribeca penthouse featured on book cover; really long trucks; Soho Photo’s January shows.
••• 12/17: Taryn Toomey’s studio opens next month. Plus: Activity in a former phone store; Bâtard chef to cook at North End Grill for a night; an amazing panorama of City Hall area in 1908 (that’s one-third of it pictured above).

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Future AleppoIN THE NEWS
••• 12/16: A step forward for flood-proofing. Plus: City Council approves the Pier 40 air-rights deal; Antique Garage opening forecast; last chance to see the model of Aleppo by a young former resident of the city.

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Where in Tribeca...?WHERE IN TRIBECA…?
Congratulations to Daniel for correctly identifying last week’s Where in Tribeca…? Click the link to discover the answer for yourself.

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Child cucumber soup at Sole di CapriYOU’RE MY TYPO
More amusing misspellings from around the neighborhood. Because there’s no auto-correct in the real world… yet.

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