As the City Council mulls a plan to limit double-deckers, the Department of Transportation approves n “interactive entertainment experience” that will clog streets and sidewalks. Plus: Tribeca condo board accused of anti-Chinese discrimination; Dead Rabbit recipe for citrus syrup; Parks staffer arrested for aggressive behavior.3 comments
Plus: The remodeled McDonald’s on Chambers; a book of erotica called “Tribeca”; the Bennett will take reservations; Martin Auer Bakehouse appears stalled; Holiday Craft Fair seeks vendors.3 comments
Plus: Stillfried Wien adds square footage (and is having a sale); menus for the Bennett bar; Marvel TV show “Luke Cage” is shooting here again; Christmas celebration at the Seaport District; the Lilac has returned; debating rooftop additions.1 comment
The lawsuit was presumably a factor. Plus: A developer that likes brickwork; tree-planting at the World Trade Center’s Liberty Park; wine lists in peril; Sushi Azabu reviewed; pipe-wielding homeless man arrested.1 comment
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Plus: Livly kids’ boutique looks ready to open any minute; new Greenwich Street building semi-revealed; Valley sale; Classic Car Club appears to be moving; checking in on the huge new rental building on Hudson; Torly Kid candy drive.
Plus: Khe-Yo chef Phet Schwader took his mom to Laos; the Tracy Anderson “tamily”; Sterling Mason penthouse sold (and I’m starting a rumor about it); more plans to make people like Water Street.
“The demographic changed,” said co-owner Alberto Benenati when asked why Petite Abeille was converted into the Bennett, a retro-glam bar opening tonight. “We thought it wanted to be something more sophisticated.”2 comments
Plus: Brookfield Place is planning holiday pop-up stalls in the Winter Garden; another Marvel TV show shooting here; checking in on four towers under construction; do a mitzvah for Thanksgiving; how to apply for the community board.