Newsletter: Mar. 2

RocROC HAS CLOSED
The restaurant always seemed ingrained in the neighborhood, and it will be missed.

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TamidCELEBRATE PURIM AT TAMID!
The downtown community is invited to celebrate Purim this Friday night, March 3, from 6-7 p.m. with Tamid at the 9/11 Chapel. Our students will be joined by actors from THE DOOR in our musical version of Hamilton Purim! You may be surprised by the similarities between the story of Esther in Shushan and the story of Hamilton in New York. Bring yourselves, your family, and your fun! Everyone is welcome! Visit tamidnyc.org for more info. Sponsored.

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Trattoria Pesce PastaWHAT’S ON COMMUNITY BOARD 1’S MARCH AGENDAS
To be discussed this month: Roc’s replacement (above); reversing the direction of Jay Street; new building on White Street; new bar atop 100 Church?; too many street-fair permits; FiDi bike lanes; Citi construction; Five Boro Bike Tour; Warren Street Dog Run; much more. Read the annotated agendas.

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Church Street School for Music and ArtJOIN US FOR THE EVENT: CHURCH STREET SCHOOL FOR MUSIC AND ART’S ANNUAL BENEFIT!
The Event raises crucial funds to support scholarships and arts education for students in NYC. Purchase tickets today! Sponsored.

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Nobu renderingSEEN & HEARD
••• 2/27: Garage for sale. Plus: Pier 17 is looking pretty done; Mamo chef opening something on Beekman; new condo to have a tween lounge, among other amenities; 10 Corso Como fashion boutique.
••• 2/28: Nobu’s final night in Tribeca (before it moves to FiDi, above). Plus: Community Board 2 is planning a meeting about the Holland Tunnel traffic mess; digging at 100 Franklin; another poke restaurant; new building on Fulton; “Law & Order: SVU”; travel agent recommendation.
••• 3/1: New York Vintners is opening a big “indoor farm.” Plus: World Trade Center mall restrooms; the other Oculus plaza looks ready; dates for the Tribeca Open Artist Studio Tour; baby-and-me Pilates; Australian tea company opening Broadway store.

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IN THE NEWS
••• 2/28: Jeweler’s death ruled homicide. Plus: Gwyneth Paltrow price-chopped her loft (and added photos [above] to the listing); the grand banking hall at 49 Chambers; Community Board 1 is reorganizing its committees; FiDi Indian restaurants; bridges said to be structurally deficient.
••• 3/1: Danny Meyer rooftop restaurant confirmed. Plus: J. Crew’s Mickey Drexler chops loft price by $15 million; Jacques Torres opening a chocolate museum at his store; graphic designer Rodrigo Corral; Tamarind’s no-kids-under-eight policy; school tax proposed on real estate developments.

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312-322 CanalRENDERING FOR A NEW NINE-STORY BUILDING ON CANAL
No plans have been filed yet, and the project—likely rental apartments—is subject to Landmarks Preservation Commission approval. Here’s the rendering.

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courtesy Ox VerteREADE STREET MYSTERY SOLVED
A catering company specializing in grain bowls is opening a kitchen in the former home of Okami Sushi.

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