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.
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
So another greedy business owner taking their profits and running - leaving our precious children without a proper selection of... — Jim Smithers / Shoofly Is Closing
That's positive news, thanks Erik — KLG / Shoofly Is Closing
When a resident moves to an area zoned for restaurants and bars, there can't be a real expectation for a... — Dan / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
wonderful interview, made me smile. — sw / Spotlight: Church Street Surplus
I stopped by to talk to Roz, who said it’s most definitely not about the landlord raising the rent. She... — Erik Torkells / Shoofly Is Closing
Definitely had a different experience. Food was awfully good... not perfect but definitely better than mentioned above in Erik's review.... — Jeff / First Impressions: Amada
It's amazing. Go try it. — Erik Torkells / In the News: Oculus to Host River to River Performances
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
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.