Plus: Cars driving on the sidewalk to get around barricades; professional portrait sessions at Cos Bar; Pearl River Mart's signage; hachiya persimmons. / 15 comments
Plus: F-18 Super Hornet flyover today; checking in on Greenwich Street hotel; a chance to see the 67th floor of 4 World Trade Center; new parking garage; Canali Club definitely not coming back; TC shirts. / 2 comments
Is the big new building in northwest Tribeca better than what preceded it? Does it resemble the rendering at all? Does it add to the neighborhood or detract from it? / 6 comments
Plus: Best Made goes to Brazil; acting school on Leonard; the annual Tribeca Open Artist Studio Tour; "Law & Order: SVU" is back again; PS Fabrics closing sale; the entrance to the new building at Washington and Desbrosses. / 2 comments
What about the wasted time the police spend ticketing UPS trucks and every other delivery truck attempting to make deliveries?... — sharon / Open Letter: Here’s Your Traffic Study
Welcome to Tribeca!!!! All the best, Sharon Balloon Saloon — sharon / Another Preschool on Duane
This is a terribly disconcerting and awful event. Having a business in Tribeca and knowing how many homeless people now... — sharon / Suspicious Death at Jewelry Store
Apparent lack of enforcement is interesting (as in awful). Meanwhile. The full sidewalk corner at Greenwich and Desbrosses remains closed... — McGee / Seen & Heard: Another Bubble Tea Franchise
https://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/nyregion/lever-house-closes-once-a-year-to-maintain-its-ownership-rights.html In a practice dating to 1953 and a custom that can be traced to Anglo-Saxon England, RFR Realty, the... — James / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
seriously, they should put a gate so only owners can park their cars there, they should privatize for real!! — concerned citizen / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
Also, depending on what development is contemplated next door, the (2 story) building remains a "taxpayer" building with saleable air... — James / Seen & Heard: Confirmation of a New Starbucks
Plus: Using 460 Washington to explain the 421-a tax abatement; Howard Hughes's new Seaport District plan (also, it bought the Peck Slip Best Western); Trinity Church ticked off an artist by moving his sculpture; Rector bridge elevator semi-fixed; shoplifters steal gum, threaten stabbing; Woolworth Building in Harry Potter spin-off. / 6 comments
Plus: Northwest Tribeca to get 22 units of low-income housing; myth-busting with Frankly Wines. / 3 comments
...Including the number of stories, the number of units, the architect, and the developer. / 8 comments
"My fiancé and I used to park our car in the lot at Watts and West, but a few weeks ago we were told the lot had been sold to someone who plans to build a 'big building,' so we needed to vacate by the end of the month." —S. (Brace yourself for disappointing news, fans of old Tribeca.) / 1 comment