Newsletter: Dec. 26

The Roxy HotelTHE HISTORY OF TRIBECA, ONE BUILDING AT A TIME
Tom Miller, who writes about the history of Manhattan buildings at Daytonian in Manhattan, has allowed Tribeca Citizen to create a database of his Tribeca posts (55 and counting). “There is never a shortage of scandal, tragedy, and humor in their long histories,” he says. Take a deep dive into the past.

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Best of New TribecaTAKE MY SURVEY, PLEASE!
The Best of New Tribeca 2016 survey ends tomorrow at 5 p.m., so do us all a favor and take it now. There are only five questions, none of which are about you, and all responses are anonymous—so go on, vote now for your favorite new restaurants, shops, and services (along with the most depressing closings).

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The RideSEEN & HEARD
••• 12/22: American Apparel is basically gone. Plus: Happy hour and holiday celebrations at the Duane Street Hotel; when “external guests” can visit the Four Seasons spa; soupmonger opening brick-and-mortar shop within walking distance; 111 Murray lit up like a Christmas tree.
••• 12/23: Bollard fail. Plus: Signage for Terra’s forthcoming sister restaurant; when Maserati of Manhattan is likely to move; Spring Street Dermatology looks close to opening; when will 15 Leonard be finished?
••• 12/24: New downtown tour (above). Plus: Trying to control Holland Tunnel traffic; photorealistic painting of Hudson and Harrison; the north side of Reade in 1864.

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courtesy the New York TimesIN THE NEWS
••• 12/22: Da Silvano has closed. Plus: The attacked activists gave up on filing a complaint with the 1st Precinct; fashion designer Stacey Bendet in her Tribeca home; ACE has stopped cleaning Tribeca; mapping the city’s shadows (above); Harold’s Meat + Three review; a list of best pubs.
••• 12/23: Electronic-art conservationist. Plus: The New York Post mentions the Walker Street attack; leg caught between subway and platform; Weather Up’s parent company opened a restaurant.

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

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The heart breaks.PHOTO SAFARI!
A.k.a. random pictures with snarky captions.

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