Plus: Phone snatched through restaurant window; new restaurants Le Coucou and Chikarashi; ticket vendors forced out of the Battery are now plaguing nearby streets. / 2 comments
Plus: Modern topper proposed for landmark Peck Slip building; TD Bank opening on Broadway; 50 Varick lawsuit.
Plus: A bright yellow paint job; Dylan Prime demo; 3-Legged Dog schedule; history of the Harrison restaurant space; artist Naima Rauam; West Street closures. / 5 comments
Plus: Spring Studios building flipped; city takes over Seaport Museum; historic ship needs grant; another FiDi conversion?; Merchants Hospitality has a bunch of new restaurants.
Thanks for the link. (Bunk beds!) I did a quick search on booking engines and found discounted rates, especially for... — Erik Torkells / Seen & Heard: The Annual Halloween Parade
The teeny rooms are a feature of the Arlo Hotels, apparently. The concept is that the room is just for... — David G. Imber / Seen & Heard: The Annual Halloween Parade
hey! play nice! innocent, until proven guilty, remember? — sc / Where in Tribeca…?
Seriously, did they steal those cobblestones? Or does the building management have receipts for the cobblestones? — Jim Smithers / Where in Tribeca…?
The name is certainly disturbing. For cannibals, perhaps? — Marcus / First Impressions: Harold’s Meat + Three
I just got Margaret Chin's newsletter and here's the paragraph about the tour buses, with slightly different numbers. I am... — Hudson River / In the News: Legislation to Limit Tour Buses
Thanks for this. Tourist buses are annoying, no doubt, but on Broadway and Church the bigger disturbance is from commuter... — Erik Torkells / In the News: Legislation to Limit Tour Buses
The folks from Spring Studios New York invited me to see the under-construction facility at 50 Varick from the inside (and on the roof). Given the proposed stipulations on the number and size of events, I'm even less sure what the opposition could be at this point. / 5 comments
Plus: Capsouto Frères; Thai in FiDi; new school on Wall Street; ad agency expands on Broadway.
A report from L. (thanks again!) on the debate around three hot-button topics: the Hudson River Park's proposed tax, the fashion/photo complex at 50 Varick, and the Mexican restaurant hoping to open at 39 N. Moore. / 5 comments
Plus: Italian restaurant taking the Il Mattone space; Tulips on sale; Emigrant Savings Bank rentals; Community Board 1 agenda revision. / 1 comment