Discussed at last night's meeting: An update on the crane accident and what might be done differently; Bogardus Plaza progress report; work to start soon on City Vineyard, the restaurant at Pier 26; M1-5 and its neighbors' frustration; Citigroup plaza changes; Spring Studios lighting; Tribeca Family Festival; Transportation Alternatives event.
Plus: Slow progress at 56 Leonard (and when the Anish Kapoor sculpture will arrive); this year's Taste of Tribeca; what's happening in the former Duxiana space on Hudson; "Law & Order: SVU" shoot. / 2 comments
Plus: Video of the crane from the day before the accident; TD Bank branch closed; updates on Hudson River Park security and signage; Bowling Green is getting renamed; "Limitless" is back again. / 8 comments
Also on Community Board 1’s February agendas: An alteration to M1-5's liquor license; so very many street-activity permits; Hubert Street mansion; construction updates; Pier 26 restaurant; much more. / 3 comments
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Plus: Citi has started chopping down the trees in its plaza; former pro basketball players are running a winter clinic for kids; Tribeca Meet & Greet is Wednesday; Regent Cocktail Club appears not to be happening in the former Naked Lunch space; a night of pole dancing and poetry.
Plus: Still no sign of work at the Pier 26 restaurant; free event with Eva Moskowitz of Success Academy charter schools; checking in a two new delis; school overcrowding task force meeting; "Law & Order: SVU" shoot.