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. / 1 comment
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
I wish any local business well, but when I walked into Kung Fu Tea to ask if they had any... — Reade it / Seen & Heard: Kung Fu Tea Is Open
I too am sorry to see George Taylor go. They helped me on numerous occasions and were so wonderful to... — Dawn Bauer / George Taylor Specialties Is Closing
And the last thing we need is another Japanese restaurant. — Janet / Another Japanese Restaurant on Leonard?
Disaster. 69 Leonard is the most Ill Managed building. When it was gallery 69 the noise and garbage level infected... — Southpaw / Another Japanese Restaurant on Leonard?
Looks like fancy booze in the photo. — Andrea / In the News: The Private Club Inside Spring Studios
Absolutely correct. The landlords discard residents and customers without a thought or a feeling. — Saroyan / Seen & Heard: Gee Whiz’s Downsizing Is Bigger Than We Thought
https://www.instagram.com/p/BF1-LhLGTu-/?taken-by=robertripps — Robert Ripps / English as a Fecund Language
...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