Newsletter: Apr. 20

Taste of Battery Park CityAcappellaACAPPELLA IS MOVING AFTER 23 YEARS
It doesn’t come as a total surprise: Chef/owner Sergio Acappella has been frustrated with the construction on Chambers, the installation of a subway elevator right outside his window, and the formation of Bogardus Plaza.

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Tribeca Health & FitnessTRIBECA HEALTH & FITNESS
Tribeca Health and Fitness is located at 107 Chambers street on the corner of Church and Chambers. We are home to over 40 seasoned independent trainers ready to create a custom tailored program to suit your specific needs. We offer a one-of-a-kind curated personal training experience. Mention this ad and enjoy a two week complimentary membership or 25% off your first personal training 10 pack. Sponsored.

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Humble FishNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: HUMBLE FISH
“While traveling to Hawaii, my wife and I fell in love with the the culture and the food—and poke in particular,” says Jonathan Chong, explaining how he chose to open a restaurant devoted to the dish of chopped raw fish and seasonings over rice. Check out the space and the menu.

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15 Tunxis TrailTHE QUINTESSENTIAL ESCAPE FROM MANHATTAN
The ultimate country house for sophisticated New Yorkers seeking a bucolic CT getaway just one hour from Midtown. This 4,000 square foot contemporized stately English Tudor on 2.65 protected, fenced lush acres and perennial gardens, offers 4 bedrooms, 2/1 baths on 3 finished levels with a library loft. Picture-perfect Old World styling with elaborate stone, brickwork & half-timbering and two fireplaces, juxtaposed by clean modern interior and top appointments. With lower level English pub and gym, it’s perfect for private weekends, or sophisticated entertaining. Just minutes from the Merritt Parkway, fine dining, antique shopping and more. See the listing for more information. Sponsored by William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty; each office is independently owned and operated.

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NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: EVER AFTER
Two former owners of Intermix have opened Ever After on Greenwich Street. Like Intermix, Ever After is a boutique with clothing and accessories from various brands, but for ages 4 to 16. Take a look around….

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Oliver AllenREMEMBERING OLIVER ALLEN
The Tribeca Trib’s longtime history columnist was also a founding member of Friends Duane Park.

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241 W. BroadwaySEEN & HEARD
••• 4/17: Complaining your way to a Whole Foods gift card. Plus: 70 Vestry’s upper façade is being applied; stratigraphy show at Steven Amedee; Bogardus Plaza drawing; the brawny statue banished from City Hall Park; Acappella closed for renovation.
••• 4/18: Tribeca honey. Plus: Open studios at New York Academy of Art; Verve Wines is opening a West Coast store; Earth Day rally this Saturday to protest Trump’s agenda; 60 Hudson’s non-Tribeca “Tribeca” signage.
••• 4/19: Tribeca Park’s next sculpture. Plus: Peeking inside the restaurant coming to the Cercle Rouge space (above); best-ever use of a sidewalk shed; American Apparel’s Soho store looks iffy; state senator Daniel Squadron’s community convention.

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Wrong-way driverWRONG-WAY DRIVER NEARLY HITS PEDESTRIAN
When will the 1st Precinct put a stop to its own members—and everyone else—making this illegal turn onto W. Broadway?

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Summer activities for kidsSUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS IN TRIBECA
The longest days of the year can get really long if you have a bored child hanging around. Keep ‘em occupied—and happy!—with these excellent neighborhood options. (Photo courtesy of Church Street School for Music and Art.) Sponsored.

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Milk BarIN THE NEWS
••• 4/17: Milk Bar is open. Plus: Remembering Linda Belfer; schedule for the new Astoria ferry route; fight over a vacant lot on Washington Street.
••• 4/19: Public plaza abuse. Plus: Community Board 1 votes against four street fairs (but allows its own); film attendance is down at the Tribeca Film Festival; hope for two-way tolls on the Verrazano Bridge; the life of a food-cart vendor.

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