Newsletter: May 4

Baked pretzelEIGHT NEW ENTHUSIASMS
It’s been more than two years since I gathered together a bunch of things I can heartily recommend. Let the good vibes roll….

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TamidTEEN SHABBAT AT TAMID—THIS FRIDAY
A special night at Tamid dedicated to teenagers and their parents. Rabbi Darren Levine will be offering a Jewish response to the book and Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” and what parents and teens need to know to thrive during this important chapter of life. Everyone is welcome to stay for dinner and Game Night hosted by the 7th grade B’nai Mitzvah class. Tamid is the resident synagogue at the historic St. Paul’s Chapel, 209 Broadway (enter on Vesey Street). Friday, May 5, at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. More information, tamidnyc.org. Sponsored.

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Canal Street renderingMAY AGENDAS FOR COMMUNITY BOARD 1
What’ll be discussed at CB1 this month: Plans for White Street restaurant and Santos Party House; getting Tribeca included in the Holland Tunnel traffic study; Hubert Street parking; Warren Street Dog Run; big new building on Canal (above); Brooklyn Bridge concession; sidewalk café on Chambers; much more. Read the annotated agendas.

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111 MurraySEEN & HEARD
••• 5/1: Gay Pride events on Pier 26. Plus: Two more options for Espasso’s second Tribeca store; jewelry pop-up at Giorgia; Kentucky Derby party; Wesley Stace concert; the pit at 30 Warren; Christmas tree.
••• 5/2: Nickel & Diner. Plus: Chambers Street hair salon is for rent; the Odeon partially closed yesterday to support its staff; Spin Ceramics closed its store; artists exploring flatness; The Ride tourist bus; Khe-Yo sidewalk seating.
••• 5/3: Five Boro Bike Tour is this Sunday morning. Plus: Acappella says it’ll reopen in July; misalignment at 111 Murray (above); Martin Auer Bakehouse has nice new windows; American Apparel closed its Soho store; Savore restaurant has reopened as Altesi Downtown.

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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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79 WalkerA RESTAURANT IN CHIBECA
Someone is planning to open a restaurant on Cortlandt Alley.

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Gotham Girls FCNEW YORK CITY’S ONLY ALL-GIRLS SOCCER CLUB
Tryouts for Gotham Girls Football Club, dedicated to the development of girls as soccer players, are happening May 11-12. Our coaches instill a love of the game, develop the girls as unique players, prepare them to compete at the highest level, and help them reach their full potential as players, students, and people. If you can’t make this week’s events, you can come the first two weeks in May to check out the club and try out. For more information, and to register for a tryout date, visit gothamgirls.org. Also, we’re now starting a soccer class for boys and girls age 2-5 on Sundays at the P.S. 276 gym; the details are here. Sponsored.

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IN THE NEWS
••• 5/1: Retail rents are finally dropping. Plus: Cast-iron cookware for sale at Best Made; Joe’s World Trade Center café got pushed back; Community Board 1 endorses closing a street for the new school.
••• 5/2: Is Bouley closing soon? Plus: Bouley Test Kitchen has moved uptown; the Department of Transportation will reverse traffic on several FiDi streets (and add a diagonal crosswalk); ferry riders forced to wait an hour because boats were full; Wagner Park plan upsets Community Board 1 members; Brooklyn Bridge drill causes concern.
••• 5/3: Target’s Tribeca store to test delivery. Plus: What the 1st Precinct has to say about the aggressive Battery ticket sellers; city to investigate protocol for violent incidents near schools; Lower Manhattan population expected to continue growing; Hole in the Wall in FiDi.

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Walker Street lockCLOSE-UP: WALKER STREET
The patterns, details, textures, and scars that give Walker Street—and Tribeca in general—its character.

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