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.
They had trays of food being brought out for the party. So the kitchen was working. — Samantha / Seen & Heard: The Closing of Bit’z Kids
i just hope they are respectful of the original lorimer rich design of 199 church street. i have always admired... — safe as milk / Seen & Heard: State Troopers Are Moving to Tribeca
They are obviously here to thwart any rogue implementation of a 5-cent plastic bag fee by the Mayor. — James / Seen & Heard: State Troopers Are Moving to Tribeca
How about asking the governor and mayor why 150 troopers are being stationed in Tribeca? I can't imagine it is... — Jim Smithers / Seen & Heard: State Troopers Are Moving to Tribeca
How about just a nice "welcome and thank you" to these frist responders that will be based in or neighborhood... — Jamal / Seen & Heard: State Troopers Are Moving to Tribeca
http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20170206/TRANSPORTATION/170209944/locals-registering-their-cars-in-other-states-could-be-cheating-new-york-out-of-millions "There are an estimated 25% of NYC drivers with cars registered out of state The reported cost to the... — James / In the News: More on the Jewelry Store Death
Then again, it could be a good thing if the troopers pitch-in on the city's shortage of school crossing guards... — jfrankp / Seen & Heard: State Troopers Are Moving to Tribeca
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