Plus: Blueberry Fusion Café reveals its intentions; underwater dogs; repaving Chambers; Taymour Grahne's gallery; Citibank branch craves art.
And more on the restaurant in question. Plus: Citibank is open; New York Kids Club timeline; Vestry Wines; gallerist Hal Bromm. UPDATE: Reps for the space's owner says the Lohan connection isn't true (but they do confirm it's a Mexican restaurant that's interested). / 7 comments
Plus: No timeline yet for Asphalt Green; The Dead Rabbit just waiting on Con Ed; Harry's Italian in FiDi to reopen tomorrow; a pigeon-snatching theory; Citibank signage; anti-Valentine's Day cookies.
Plus: Citibank's copper trim; karaoke hotspot rumor; "Zero Hour"; opposition to N. Moore restaurant.
In other parts of Manhattan developers are being held to the mandates. I guess the question is whether this developer... — A / In the News: Phone Snatchings
Starbucks is open now. Looks a lot more upscale than the usual branch. They call it the reserve bar. — Dave / Seen & Heard: New Starbucks in Brookfield Place
It's not about "economic sense, " but rather politics. The City would seemingly rather build fewer affordable housing units and... — James / In the News: Phone Snatchings
It would be a double standard if EDC is allowed to place the affordable housing far away from the site.... — James / In the News: Phone Snatchings
The city sells these Civic Center buildings because they have not maintained them and they are now decrepit and falling... — Reademan / In the News: Phone Snatchings
Ah, it's your photo! Thanks, will add that. And we seem confident that it was indeed Tribeca. (If you have... — Erik Torkells / Seen & Heard: Roof Tree Removed
Sorry about the wrong date! I was in NYC a lot in the 80s/90s/00s. The photo was shot on film... — Jake / Seen & Heard: Roof Tree Removed
Plus: Identifying the "unknown" photos of 1980s Tribeca; crosswalk signs; furniture advice. / 8 comments
Here’s a rundown of the restaurants, shops, and more we can expect to open in the next year or so. / 5 comments
Look away if you can. Plus: Bill's Bar & Burger; new fitness club in FiDi; Liberty Luxe and Liberty Green embrace the pug; 9/11 Memorial event for kids; the most fun you can have in a jar? / 2 comments
Plus: Updates on Citibank, the gym coming to Truffles Tribeca, and the self-improvement studio opening on Murray; no dinner at Saleya just yet.