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.
I think we have enough places in the area for kids to play in. It's nice to have some places... — lowphat / First Look at Liberty Park
Your mother must have forgotten to give you the Ritalin this morning. — lowphat / First Look at Liberty Park
60 White is nice while 56 Leonard is hideous. I think the landlord plans to kick out the other tenants... — Cookie Milk / Seen & Heard: 60 White in All Its Glory
It most definitely is a skateboarder's magnet. I wouldn't put Giuliani's name on anything considering he didn't safeguard the city... — Cookie Milk / First Look at Liberty Park
Can't wait for them to be finished. The area near White and Broadway is taken over by construction materials. — TribecaMom / Seen & Heard: 60 White in All Its Glory
It does look like the High Line! Doesn't look like it has an area for little kids to play though.... — TribecaMom / First Look at Liberty Park
Yes, I totally agree and residents have made repeated efforts at attempting to get enforcement. Sometimes there is a dip... — cami / Bar-and-Grill Chain Opening in Brookfield Place
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