Plus: The last days of Nunu and Blue Marble at All Good Things; a "political" bar or café on Beekman; new renderings of Brookfield Place.
Plus: More Arne Svenson coverage; lights coming back on at Hudson River Park esplanade and bike path; big new art gallery; B Flat review; Water Taxi accident; another Lenny's; Greenwich buildings for sale. / 6 comments
Plus: A clue about the Flor de Sol space; Macy Gray; 250 West's $42 million penthouse; Aamanns-Copenhagen outdoor seating; dairy visit; Dig Inn; a soothing tea. / 1 comment
Plus: Jem Fabric Warehouse's closing sale; something happening at the old Flor de Sol space?; subway entrance; TriBattery Pops; a wine tip.
It closed a while back and the space is for rent, but who knows, maybe the piano is still there....... — Erik Torkells / Seen & Heard: Raccoon Lodge Is Closing After All
Beluga Bar on Murray has a piano. Went there a while back when a friend's band played there. — S / Seen & Heard: Raccoon Lodge Is Closing After All
I have visited the Raccoon Lodge with some frequency, but only as an out-of-town fan of the joint. Although I... — Ron M / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
Love you ACE! Thank You for all the years of good times. I will miss the Raccoon Lodge immensely. You... — Dennis verizon / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
Uppityness comment still stands. Raccoon Lodge = great, luxurification of what was once a cool neighborhood = bad. — AndyC / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
This place belongs on an avenue. Not on a quiet block. People need places to go to be loud, rowdy,... — Long standing neighboor / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
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Plus: Verizon nearly done with post-Sandy improvements; Tribeca Film Festival; 137 Franklin progress; kudos to Clementine; "The Pathos of Things" at Carriage Trade. UPDATE: Flor de Sol is reopening AboCa.
What was discussed: Pier 26 concerts (including a third one by Fun.), the Tribeca Family Festival, sidewalk-café licenses, and more. / 2 comments
Also on Community Board 1's January agendas: a 15-year-old restaurant appears to be closing; Tribeca is getting another Mexican restaurant; a new bar/restaurant on Franklin Street; a new fitness facility on Church; and more.