Plus: East Tribeca rat quest; the Battery Park City Authority bought bikes saying “Police” for its new security force; the construction of the city’s first subway; Le Pain Quotidien opens in FiDi with chicken and meatballs.
Plus: Signage for a new fitness studio and children’s boutique; chickens on Leonard; remembering Pearl Paint; Court Street Grocers in the Village; the Lilac’s whereabouts.1 comment
Plus: The South Street Seaport Museum’s Peking ship is going to Europe; life in Lower Manhattan in the late 19th century; crime forum tonight.
Plus: More on the Battery Park City Authority’s decision to change up its security force; Steven Alan sample sale starts this week; new Spanish-Israeli restaurant opens Saturday.
The two big exceptions in the Report were FiDi up 32% and Flatiron up 17%. — Luis Vazquez (FiDi Fan Page) / In the News: Moving Day at the Ladder 8 Firehouse
It is specious to argue in effect that one should not mar the views of Tribeca loft building rooftops when... — James / Seen & Heard: Opening Date for the Bennett Bar
Even bricks would have been better than the "dinosaur bones" comprising the facade of 325 West Broadway! — James / In the News: Tracy Anderson’s Studio Is Moving
Ah, real estate speaks! Yes, the rooftops may in themselves be unremarkable but a glass box balconied extravaganza (crowned by... — George Bacon / Seen & Heard: Opening Date for the Bennett Bar
Landlords really need to realize these business cannot exist with such high rent constraints. Not only that but this business... — KLG / Another Rent Casualty
They broke the news at their Saturday classes. Sad; our little boy loves it there. I expect it will languish... — M / Another Rent Casualty
Too bad! Their programming is really great for the baby-to-preschool set. My daughter loved their classes. — K / Another Rent Casualty
Plus: Num Pang to open two FiDi locations; Municipal Archives exhibit on Robert Moses’s plan to ruin Tribeca; 65-story tower to be built on Broad; arguing against the World Trade Center performing arts center.9 comments
Plus: Acclaimed Paris chef opening restaurant on Lafayette; thieves steal 250 pints of ice cream from a Duane Reade; second subway suspect sought; new design for 49-story tower on Fulton; subway history.1 comment
For most Tribecans, the appeal of Chantal Akerman’s “News from Home” is likely to be in the time-capsule element: downtown New York City in real time, in all its mundane glory.3 comments