After a series of pop-ups, the Boston sneaker and streetwear shop Concepts has turned the storefront at 225 Hudson into the brand’s first, permanent New York City store. It’s a beaut.1 comment
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.
Plus: The supermarket’s final day; the Christmas tree stand on Greenwich is setting up; Tribeca in “Jessica Jones”; Friends of Washington Market Park’s Christmas celebration; how to buy a plaque on a Tribeca park bench.7 comments
“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
We are devastated they're closing. Hands On has been such a highlight of my son's early years, and there's nothing... — Margaret / Another Rent Casualty
Thanks. You gave me some good ideas for Christmas gifts. — Huck's Mom / A Dozen New Enthusiasms
The tenant cannot pay super high rents as the traffic does not warrant the rates being charged. This type of... — PerryR / Another Rent Casualty
Self-service ordering kiosks are the logical consequence of the push for a higher minimum wage. McDonald's corporate is on record... — Makes you go "hmmm..." / Seen & Heard: The Bike Path Outside Brookfield Place Is Open
We miss petite abeille so much!! It was our go to brunch spot. Haven't found a replacement for their waffles... — Diana / New Kid on the Block: The Bennett
Pre Food Emporium: Morgan's Market -- which was really an excellent butcher shop with benefits, Petrosino's fish store on Duane... — George Bacon / Seen & Heard: The Food Emporium Deal Is Done
They also opened the bike path in The Battery yesterday. — Eric / Seen & Heard: The Bike Path Outside Brookfield Place Is Open
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The developer of the lot across from Pier 40 presented a preliminary plan, and it’s as massive as expected. Some surprises: There’s a “landing point” in case the city/state decides to build a pedestrian bridge to Pier 40, big-box retail space, and an elevated public park created from old High Line tracks.1 comment
Plus: What’s happening to the grand lobby of 49-51 Chambers?; Sharon Jones appearance; rumored hotel on west Spring Street; ARChive of Contemporary Music’s holiday sale.3 comments
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