Newsletter: Sept. 11

Sweaty BettyNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: SWEATY BETTY
What sets the Sweaty Betty brand of fitness apparel apart is that it’s designed by women—including founder Tamara Hill-Norton—for women. “We will never do men’s,” said the rep who showed me around. Take a look.

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11 Sixth Ave.SEEN & HEARD
••• 9/7: Harry & Ida’s Luncheonette is open. Plus: Israeli fashion pop-up on Greenwich; no reopening date yet for Bar Cyrk; “Sphere” sculpture finally unveiled at Liberty Park; dance studio for adults opened in Tribeca; matching donations for “Tribute in Light”; what looks like an Adidas store on Sixth Avenue; exhibit of fashion illustration.
••• 9/8: A school on Beach Street. Plus: BMCC’s swimming pool is finally going to reopen; ball field padding replaced; Franklin Street art; why DanceBody didn’t open; city council candidate filed complaint against Chin; La La Land and Harry Potter outdoor film screenings; White Street renovation reveal; mysterious storefront; Barbara Kasten art show.
••• 9/9: Activity at Tribeca’s other long-gestating restaurant (above). Plus: Tribeca Art+Culture Night is coming up; Landmarc’s reinvention as an event space; new restaurant at the Trump Soho hotel; 91 Leonard from the west; the sales office in the former Matsugen space; counterfeit vendors in curb cuts; two-tower building at the Holland Tunnel.
••• 9/10: Trader Joe’s is now “coming 2018.” Plus: The best BLT in the area; La Colombe’s draft latte in cans; New York Transit Museum outpost in FiDi; the renovation of Soho Square; Greenwich Street building conversion.

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Alice Hartman TutoringHELPING STUDENTS FULFILL THEIR POTENTIAL
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15 JayIN THE NEWS
••• 9/7: Health risks for children exposed to 9/11 dust. Plus: FDNY confirmed that the fire started in Pho King’s ductwork; Tribeca radio personality arrested for fraud; Jay Street condo conversion after allegations of toxic mold (above); video of the city council candidates; Frenchette would seem to be delayed; St. John’s Terminal project has been sold.
••• 9/8: Margaret Chin on Tribeca’s most urgent issue. Plus: A report on the debate that Chin skipped; rundown on the candidates in the city council race; sightseeing ship caught fire; young couple desperate to flee the honking near Holland Tunnel; Pierre Yovanovich at R & Company.

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courtesy Thomas Hayes Studio“HANDMADE IN HOLLYWOOD”
L.A.-based Thomas Hayes Studio is opening a furniture showroom on Hudson.

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

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Harrison StreetINSTAGRAM TRIBECA (VOL. 25)
Not-half-bad photos of greater Tribeca by yours truly. And if you think you’re not an Instagram person, you might give it a try. It’s less yappy than other social media.

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