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
Wongs Custom Tailors is already gone; replaced by the very tasty Num Pang. — Luis Vazquez (FiDi Fan Page) / A FiDi Time Capsule
South side of Canal, east of West Broadway — James / Where in Tribeca…?
I suppose it's partly a matter of personal experience, but I can't see the fuss being made over the scale... — David G. Imber / Seen & Heard: The Battery Bike Path Is Also Open
I don't pay serious coin to travel half way around the world to stay at the Ritz-Carlton Battery Park every... — Nick S / In the News: Tour Bus Overload
Thank you Tribeca Citizen for the information about the neighborhood.. I especially thank you for the info about the quiet... — T / Seen & Heard: Quiet Clubbing Party
The West Street crossing was open late yesterday afternoon. Hoping this new space relieves some of the crowding on Liberty... — Hudson River / Seen & Heard: The Bike Path Outside Brookfield Place Is Open
Nope.... — Erik Torkells / Where in Tribeca…?
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.