Plus: The Five Boro Bike Tour is this Sunday; hotel construction takes over a lot of Desbrosses; exterior demolition on Broadway buildings; new Community Board 1 members; two shows at Taymour Grahne Gallery.
Plus: Harrison Street townhouse for sale; guessing why there were no Tribeca Film Festival Drive-In screenings this year; Poets House's Brooklyn Bridge walk; Lower Manhattan Cultural Council open studios; Yasuo Nomura exhibit.
Plus: Big Wall Street art show canceled; Soho Photo's Affordable Art Fair; hope for a Broadway retail space renovation; Dine Around Downtown is coming up. / 1 comment
I have visited the Raccoon Lodge with some frequency, but only as an out-of-town fan of the joint. Although I... — Ron M / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
Love you ACE! Thank You for all the years of good times. I will miss the Raccoon Lodge immensely. You... — Dennis verizon / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
Uppityness comment still stands. Raccoon Lodge = great, luxurification of what was once a cool neighborhood = bad. — AndyC / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
This place belongs on an avenue. Not on a quiet block. People need places to go to be loud, rowdy,... — Long standing neighboor / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
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Robert Gural is the man. *mic drop — Kristopher / In the News: Oculus to Host River to River Performances
That place is so crowded no one goes there anymore! I love Gee Whiz, but what kind of laws would... — resident / Gee Whiz Diner Is Downsizing
Plus: Hummus in dessert flavors; Rick Moody at Pen Parentis's next salon; Madeline Denaro painting exhibit; a lesson in bird language; neat shot of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub. / 1 comment
Plus: Zadig & Voltaire sample sale today; Tribeca's Kitchen has reopened; Beach sign restoration; actual work happening at City Vineyard; 56 Leonard's final windows; huge Tribeca Film Fest street fair is this Saturday; no Drive-In screenings this year. / 7 comments
Plus: Wichcraft's new branding revealed; fireworks off Battery Park tonight; activity in former Bond real estate office; Hudson Yards tower visible in the distance; Blue in Green expansion; Walker Street retail space; "Law & Order: SVU" yet again. / 5 comments
Plus: The dreaded Broadway bus bulb is getting rebuilt; more looks at the 70 Vestry model; 7 World Trade Center plaza got its replacement trees; Five Boro Bike Tour street closures; the droning outside Tribeca Tower still hasn't been fixed.