Newsletter: July 17

Downtown AllianceDel Frisco's GrilleFIRST IMPRESSIONS: DEL FRISCO’S GRILLE
When a group of men who looked like golfers walked in, my friend Lisa noted the relief on their faces: “They’re thinking, Maybe New York City isn’t all that bad….More first impressions of the new restaurant at Brookfield Place.

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Idan Elkon and Eiji IchimuraCHEF ICHIMURA ISN’T COMING BACK
And he’s suing his business partner to have his name removed from the restaurant.

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528 CanalVALENTINE NO. 56
We all love the ghostly remnants of old painted signs around the neighborhood, but nowadays it’s easier to hang up a printed banner. So that makes the hand-painted signage on the side of 528 Canal even more of a treat.

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1960 mapSEEN & HEARD
••• 7/13: Map of old Tribeca’s food market days (above). Plus: Northwest Tribeca hotel still stalled; Brushstroke’s greenery is dying; more preparations for 56 Leonard’s sculpture; Windows on the World shoot.
••• 7/14: Serafina opens [this] week. Plus: A memorial park bench for Jennifer Blumin and her kids; likely progress at big new Broadway condominium; Roxy Hotel’s ice cream cart; Tom Hanks outdoor film festival; Link NYC wi-fi content.

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10 Corso ComoIN THE NEWS
••• 7/13: Sheldon Silver’s conviction was overturned. Plus: Alleged theft by stroller at Whole Foods; more on SP’s Nuts & Candy; Stone Barns looking into food production on Governors Island; Lower Manhattan at risk for affordability; 10 Corso Como opening forecast; Cup & Saucer diner closing.

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

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Three's a crowdPHOTO SAFARI!
A.k.a. random pictures with snarky captions. Above: Three’s a crowd.

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