Plus: The Five Boro Bike Tour is this Sunday; hotel construction takes over a lot of Desbrosses; exterior demolition on Broadway buildings; new Community Board 1 members; two shows at Taymour Grahne Gallery.
Plus: Frank Gehry owns an apartment at 8 Spruce; Community Board 1 chief not seeking re-election; the next race for Sheldon Silver's former seat; a local chef's spiritual guides; WeWork and 110 Wall and de Blasio payments; theft at Hale and Hearty. / 1 comment
Discussed at last night's meeting: Start date for the five-year Worth Street reconstruction; whether to give 70 Vestry 33 more private parking spaces; Two Hands sidewalk tables; Five Boro Bike Tour street closures; several event permits; Wichcraft and Chipotle liquor licenses; the Flea update. / 3 comments
Community Board 1's Tribeca Committee voted unanimously to reject Buddha's Bar liquor-license application for Thomas Street. What seems like a victory for the neighboring residents, however, could turn out to be pyrrhic.
lemonade — cami / Gee Whiz Diner Is Downsizing
Robert Gural is the man. *mic drop — Kristopher / In the News: Oculus to Host River to River Performances
That place is so crowded no one goes there anymore! I love Gee Whiz, but what kind of laws would... — resident / Gee Whiz Diner Is Downsizing
The closing of this great, great bar should make me sad. But that is temporarily offset by knowing I'll be... — Ron M / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
The Raccoon Lodge is closing on June 30, 2016. Another bar that will be opening at 20 Warren St. is... — Ace / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
I know my door handles. — Andrea / Where in Tribeca…?
it's doubtful that they could make the rent on a large avenue space. — j / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
Also on Community Board 1’s April agendas: Wagner Park redesign; Worth Street reconstruction; Tribeca street closures for events; Two Hands sidewalk tables; Morton Street School zoning; Indian restaurant on Murray?; World Trade Center mall update; 11 Hubert mansion; and much more.
Plus: More on the Water Street arcade plan; replacement sculpture for Broadway landmark; the city comptroller's attempt to cut red tape; breakfast at Eataly; disappointment in the World Trade Center Oculus and time-lapse video of its construction. / 2 comments
Plus: The plan to put tolls on the East River bridges moves forward; alleged attempted rape at the Conrad hotel; Community Board 1 wants the new FiDi school to be bigger; Tribeca Film festival pulls the anti-vaccine film; Good Stock. / 1 comment
Plus: New buildings but not new schools; teachers told not to criticize testing; men's fashion shoot. / 2 comments