Recent incidents shared by residents involve spitting, throwing objects at kids, picking fights, harassing families, even wielding a fake gun—and the alleged perpetrators include a gang that calls itself Tribeca's Most Wanted. UPDATE: And the reports of incidents keep coming in. / 34 comments
Plus: Cake maker Sylvia Weinstock is selling her Tribeca building; old Ragu sign; top restaurants' baked sale for Planned Parenthood; Soho trattoria Savore to become Altesi; New Yorker magazine cover; Bâtard's new pastry chef; subway gropings; another poke joint. / 30 comments
A lot of news from the past week, including the Fearless Girl statue; Cipriani's new Seaport hotel; Pier 17 update; bike lanes near City Hall Park; sneaker theft; weird metaphor for breasts; and much more. / 9 comments
Ding ding ding, we have a winner! Only white rich kids are 'kids being kids.' It's only spitting and throwing... — Anon / Teens Are Terrorizing Battery Park City
This is a very sad decision. This was a downtown trade mark event for families. Screenings won't replace the magic... — EG / The Tribeca Film Festival Is Not Throwing Its Street Fair
Description? Common places they are hanging out? And how many of them are there? That's all I need to know.... — CrazytribecaDad / Teens Are Terrorizing Battery Park City
Hmm. They could do homework, study for tests and quizzes, join after-school clubs and activities, join sports at their schools,... — James / Teens Are Terrorizing Battery Park City
Have YOU ever tried setting anything up like a neighborhood watch, tried getting politicians or the bureaucracy to act on... — James / Teens Are Terrorizing Battery Park City
Afraid not. — Erik Torkells / Where in Tribeca…?
In the area of 21 6th Avenue the old telephone building across the street from the new named "Roxy Hotel"... — Sonia F. Stock / Where in Tribeca…?
Plus: Drama at Belle Reve; Taylor Swift fan accused of stalking; thefts and robberies; history of "twins" on Chambers; bridal designer; 1740 map of Lower Manhattan. / 1 comment
Plus: Lights out at the Statue of Liberty; recidivist teenage skyscraper climber; painted-body portraits; Landmarc's Marc Murphy sues the new Seagram Building restaurant. / 8 comments
Plus: Mmuseumm's closet exhibit now at the Met; accolades for a fried-fish sandwich; best dance club for 37-year-olds; teens caught climbing Tribeca crane. / 2 comments
Plus: More info on DanceBody's forthcoming Warren Street studio; a visit to the Municipal Archives; 70 Vestry penthouse; engagement ring allegedly stolen from the Ritz-Carlton; the Dunkin' Donuts Iced Coffee Lounge.