Plus: J. Crew's Mickey Drexler chops loft price by $15 million; Jacques Torres opening a chocolate museum at his store; graphic designer Rodrigo Corral; Tamarind's no-kids-under-eight policy; school tax proposed on real estate developments.
Plus: Where By Chloe and Scotch & Soda will be in the Seaport; woman dragged by would-be bag-snatcher; Governors Island wants to create a plaza in front of the Battery Maritime Building; man slashed on subway.
The word from FiDi Fan Page is that restaurateur Danny Meyer is close to signing on for a restaurant high up in 28 Liberty—to go along with the event space he has already agreed to run elsewhere in the building.
Plus: A thorough explanation of the new FiDi school; must-read article on W. Broadway history; "Luminaries" installation extended; Flinders Lane opening forecast; Danny Meyer in talks to run FiDi event space; pick-up service for unwanted clothing. / 4 comments
It takes a very specific type of person to pull out the phone and take pictures of celebs in Whole... — Kristopher / Welcome to TweeBeCa: Special Celebrity Edition!
Seriously. If the cart is doing something illegal, then fine. But the idea that a food cart is "inappropriate" is... — mruptight / Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart
NYC dept of health does inspection of these food carts. There are 5000 permits issued citywide and there is a... — TribecaMom / Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart
I live across the street and have been enjoying the recently opened park. I am not offended in the least... — Michael / Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart
Dr. Gross, Call the NYPD. They are the department responsible for the carts. This particular cart, which I passed today,... — neighbor / Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart
There are no assigned spaces for mobile food vendors on public sidewalks and streets, only restricted locations. See: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/permit/mfv_restricted_streets.pdf Other... — James / Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart
I agree Eric, the food cart is inappropriate and should be moved. — Lewis Gross / Seen & Heard: Four Seasons Food Cart
Plus: Bikram Yoga NYC details; 443 Greenwich interior renderings; Le Restaurant chef Ryan Tate's new gig; CFDA pop-up at the World Trade Center; the 9/11 Memorial plaza hours; Soho bar.
Plus: Theory at Brookfield Place; artist Jane Dickson; no Danny Meyer at Pier 26; the National Archives; Bavaria Beerhaus to open in FiDi; BMCC renews at Greenwich location.
Plus: Michelin Bib Gourmand awards; 1 World Trade Center observation deck contenders; school shortage; statue finds home; hospital fined.