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  • Seriously. If the cart is doing something illegal, then fine. But the idea that a food cart is "inappropriate" is just elitist. — mruptight on Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart

  • NYC dept of health does inspection of these food carts. There are 5000 permits issued citywide and there is a proposal to increase that number (championed by street vendor project). — TribecaMom on Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart

  • I live across the street and have been enjoying the recently opened park. I am not offended in the least by the presence of the food cart. There are many food carts in Manhattan, last I checked, even in Manhattan's dearest neighborhoods. — Michael on Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart

  • Dr. Gross, Call the NYPD. They are the department responsible for the carts. This particular cart, which I passed today, is too close to the fire hydrant, therefore it's current position is illegal. There was a similar cart at SW corner Murray and Church which for months was parked very close to the hydrant; after visiting Community Board 1’s Quality of Life Committee meeting on Dec. 15, 2016: “Street Vending Modernization Act – Discussion with Vincent Fang, Director of Legislation and Budget, Office of City Council Member Margaret Chin and representative of the Street Vendors Project and possible resolution.” We learned of many of the allowances and restrictions. It's a broken system (what's new?), but many details worth knowing regarding violations. The vendors are belligerent when told by any individual that they are in violation so, send the police. Surely, Four Seasons would want to weigh in. — neighbor on Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart

  • There are no assigned spaces for mobile food vendors on public sidewalks and streets, only restricted locations. See: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/permit/mfv_restricted_streets.pdf Other limits on food cart locations on public streets and sidewalks: * must be located on a sidewalk no less than twelve feet wide * must be at least 10 feet from any crosswalk, driveway or subway entrance * must be at least 20 feet from all building entrances * must touch the curb * cannot touch other objects, including other carts, although they can be adjacent or close * cannot vend in bus stops or sidewalks next to no standing zones of health facilities * cannot be located on sidewalks adjacent to and controlled by the Department of Parks (without a permit from Department of Parks) — James on Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart

  • I agree Eric, the food cart is inappropriate and should be moved. — Lewis Gross on Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart

  • Nice…but please be respectful of their privacy. — Marcus on Welcome to TweeBeCa: Special Celebrity Edition!

  • Jennifer Connelley was at juice press on Greenwich yesterday — Tribeca Mama on Welcome to TweeBeCa: Special Celebrity Edition!

  • The Jackie Robinson museum..... Coming soon when we moved to the neighborhood 15 years ago.. AND apparently still "On it's way" Lucky Landlord p.s. "Holy Mismanagement Batman"! :) — Rohin on In the News: Convicted Murderer Arrested in Battery Shooting

  • Poke Mon? — James on Coffee Out, Poke In

  • It's not a class issue - the unions need to realize that air horns are an assault on everybody. I run a psychotherapy office out of my loft, and it isn't a class issue when I'm calling 311 over and over trying to get the First Precinct to tell the union guys across the street to stop with the air horns because I've got someone in my office in tears, trying to get some comfort over personal issues in their life and we can't hear each other over the noise. That was a protest down at 55 Murray a few months ago, but I'll never forget it and it sure doesn't make me feel sympathetic to the union. I ran down and asked them politely - explained what was going on, that I'm a therapist, etc. with an office right across the street - and they just smirked and blasted the horn right in my face. — Will on Seen & Heard: Kesté Pizzeria Is Open

  • I'm panicking. I know...you said not to, but...DON'T LEAVE US!!! — Will on State of the Site

  • I agree kind of sad if they don't do the street fair. I don't live by Tribeca but I do travel each year to Tribeca with my kids to attend this event. Afterward we go to the nearby store for lunch and dinner. A lot of my friends do the same and it was also because of this event, I enroll to some of the kids programs introduce during this event. — Shirley on The Tribeca Film Festival Is Not Throwing Its Street Fair

  • HI Erik, Happy Friday morning. Looking at this photo at first I thought this was 17 Jay Street where I sold a ground loft but then it wasn't the same color door but same wainscot. So I and my colleague. Joseph Altman thought it had to be in the same area and sure enough it was. This is located at 132 Duane Street to the right of the building, keep up the good work, regards, Sonia F. Stock — Sonia F. Stock on Where in Tribeca…?

  • Bespoke Poke? — Robert Ripps on Coffee Out, Poke In

  • Wolfgangs literally just dumps kitchen refuse onto the street. Pass by on a Saturday or Sunday morning and you will see bones from steaks, lobster carcasses, and all sorts of scraps just laying in a pile on the sidewalk. I've seen the same in front of Sweetgreen on occasion, but not with the regularity that it happens at Wolfgangs. Totally gross. — chavanel on Seen & Heard: The Great Tribeca Scavenger Hunt

  • NYC Department of Health - Inspection Results Restaurant Name Address Telephone Cuisine Most Recent Graded Inspection Date Grade GREENWICH STREET TAVERN 399 GREENWICH ST MANHATTAN, 10013 212-334-7827 American 11/16/2016 A WOLFGANG'S STEAKHOUSE 409 GREENWICH STREET MANHATTAN, 10013 212-925-0350 Steak 01/12/2017 A http://a816-restaurantinspection.nyc.gov/RestaurantInspection/SearchBrowse.do — James on Seen & Heard: The Great Tribeca Scavenger Hunt

  • I cringe every time I see people eating at Greenwich Street Tavern and Wolfgang's. Given the enormous rat infestation on the corner, there is no way that those restaurants do not have massive rat problems. I have always wondered why the Tavern just continues to dump tons of raw garbage on the corner and watch the rats crawl around the front of their restaurant. Placing garbage in containers would go a long way towards solving the problem and getting locals to feel comfortable consuming their food. I gather the non-locals and Citi emplyees who do not know about the rats keep them in business. — Sandy on Seen & Heard: The Great Tribeca Scavenger Hunt

  • Always the Best. Love you Mikey Flowers and your Chicken Avocados Sandwiches — Chip Foley on Spotlight: Floratech

  • This is a great spot as is. I feel cranky about eighteen months of more construction on that corner. — Huck's mom on Seen & Heard: Work to Start Soon on Bogardus Plaza

  • In 2014, NYC identified the corner of Greenwich and Beach Streets as one of the worst places (I don't recall the ranking) for rats in the entire city. Although the completion of this building solved the vacant lot problem that contributed to the infestation, I wonder if the real problem of the underground burrows can ever be addressed. — Andrea on Seen & Heard: The Great Tribeca Scavenger Hunt

  • we love Mikey Flowers !!! i have never met a person who cares and worries about others like mike does, anything he can do for you concider it done. this man is the president of the favor bank, i have seen him making deposits in everyone elses account , but hardly if ever requesting withdrawls. mikey flowers is one of a kind !!! pat s. and billy t. — the ramp boys on Spotlight: Floratech

  • Do the incoming residents of 403 Greenwich know that they will be living on top of a rat universe? Eegads, that stretch is rat-infested like no other I've encountered outside of the Karni Mata Temple.🐭🐀🐀🐀🐀 — NorthernTribeca on Seen & Heard: The Great Tribeca Scavenger Hunt

  • You have touched so many lives, Mikey. You are a true New York institution. We love you!!! — Lisa Vogel on Spotlight: Floratech

  • Why aren't all these illicit sellers and scammers arrested and fined into oblivion? — Marcus on In the News: The Retail Real Estate Glut