The Hudson River Park Trust is hoping to start construction a year from now on Pier 26, the unfinished pier across from Citigroup. It's going to be much more interesting than Pier 25.... / 8 comments
Plus: Tutto Il Giorno is now open for weekend brunch (with entertainment for the bambini); eyesore newsstands; Citi's renovation is underway in earnest; Il Lee prints at Art Projects International. / 9 comments
Plus: Etsy merchandise at Whole Foods; Independence Plaza North sidewalk construction; Baron Von Fancy-ish signage at Best Market; "slow" sign outside the Dietz Lantern building. / 3 comments
Plus: Questions for the Battery Park City Authority; construction worker electrocuted at Citi building; Port Authority to vote Thursday about moving the Sphere sculpture to Liberty Park; emerging artists at Governors Island.
What about the wasted time the police spend ticketing UPS trucks and every other delivery truck attempting to make deliveries?... — sharon / Open Letter: Here’s Your Traffic Study
Welcome to Tribeca!!!! All the best, Sharon Balloon Saloon — sharon / Another Preschool on Duane
This is a terribly disconcerting and awful event. Having a business in Tribeca and knowing how many homeless people now... — sharon / Suspicious Death at Jewelry Store
Apparent lack of enforcement is interesting (as in awful). Meanwhile. The full sidewalk corner at Greenwich and Desbrosses remains closed... — McGee / Seen & Heard: Another Bubble Tea Franchise
https://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/nyregion/lever-house-closes-once-a-year-to-maintain-its-ownership-rights.html In a practice dating to 1953 and a custom that can be traced to Anglo-Saxon England, RFR Realty, the... — James / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
seriously, they should put a gate so only owners can park their cars there, they should privatize for real!! — concerned citizen / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
Also, depending on what development is contemplated next door, the (2 story) building remains a "taxpayer" building with saleable air... — James / Seen & Heard: Confirmation of a New Starbucks
(Not the famous one.) Plus: Opening date for Saks Fifth Avenue; construction worker hurt in accident at the Citi building; Q&A with the outgoing Community Board 1 chair. / 1 comment
Plus: Alex & Ani store on Reade confirmed; Citigroup construction noise; Rag & Bone men's store "very much in flux"; Café Altro Paradiso now serving lunch on some weekdays. / 3 comments
Plus: Zucker's is opening a third location; charging stations at Gotan; new salon on Church Street is open; Cornell printmaking students' show at Front Art Space. / 2 comments
Discussed at last night's meeting: An update on the crane accident and what might be done differently; Bogardus Plaza progress report; work to start soon on City Vineyard, the restaurant at Pier 26; M1-5 and its neighbors' frustration; Citigroup plaza changes; Spring Studios lighting; Tribeca Family Festival; Transportation Alternatives event. / 2 comments