As the City Council mulls a plan to limit double-deckers, the Department of Transportation approves n “interactive entertainment experience” that will clog streets and sidewalks. Plus: Tribeca condo board accused of anti-Chinese discrimination; Dead Rabbit recipe for citrus syrup; Parks staffer arrested for aggressive behavior.2 comments
Plus: Brookfield Place is planning holiday pop-up stalls in the Winter Garden; another Marvel TV show shooting here; checking in on four towers under construction; do a mitzvah for Thanksgiving; how to apply for the community board.
Discussed at last night’s meeting: Citigroup’s renovation, both the noise and how it involves cutting down 32 trees; Sweetgreen’s sidewalk seating; mariachis at Mariachi’s new space; temporary sculpture at Finn Square; the Flea’s new theater; Pier 26; Downtown Boathouse; and the Tribeca Meet & Greet.
The Leonard Street restaurant is much smaller, and the menu is far more accessible—who would’ve thought Chef Masa would be serving burgers and fries?3 comments
56L is historic and groundbreaking and stunning. We are so lucky we will get to enjoy it soon. The structure... — architect / Seen & Heard: The Battery Bike Path Is Also Open
It'll be fun making a hobby out of sabotaging The Ride. — j frank / In the News: Tour Bus Overload
The first day the line went across the plaza all the way to Beaubourg. Tonight it went in the other... — Hudson River / Seen & Heard: Fire on Worth Street
I haven't yet been to the Museum of Feelings but I did see an awfully long line to get in... — Luis Vazquez (FiDi Fan Page) / Seen & Heard: Fire on Worth Street
I have the exact same feeling about these signs. I really used to love the vibe on those streets and... — hst / A FiDi Time Capsule
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…?
Plus: The South Street Seaport Museum’s Peking ship is going to Europe; life in Lower Manhattan in the late 19th century; crime forum tonight.
Plus: The floor plan for the Eataly at 4 World Trade Center; street-cart vendor robbed at knifepoint; testing out City Pole; anti-helicopter rally; Soho mural at risk; Tribeca Grill anniversary party.
Plus: More on the Battery Park City Authority’s decision to change up its security force; Steven Alan sample sale starts this week; new Spanish-Israeli restaurant opens Saturday.
Plus: The compelling argument for the city to take over Battery Park City; Tribeca is “not for starving artists”; remaining 56 Leonard penthouses sold; Macao Trading Co.2 comments