Plus: The Port Authority will pay News Corp. and 21st Century Fox to move to 2 World Trade Center; former Sushi Azabu chef now in Harlem; Gateway Plaza window settlement; Water Street building getting demolished; Seaport District shopping; a heartwarming story. / 3 comments
Plus: Shinola reviewed; Battery Park City Authority rumors denied; sneezing man's phone swiped. / 1 comment
I have visited the Raccoon Lodge with some frequency, but only as an out-of-town fan of the joint. Although I... — Ron M / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
Uppityness comment still stands. Raccoon Lodge = great, luxurification of what was once a cool neighborhood = bad. — AndyC / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
This place belongs on an avenue. Not on a quiet block. People need places to go to be loud, rowdy,... — Long standing neighboor / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
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
Plus: Asphalt Green; Zone A building updates; 36 Warren's history; artist Nate Lowman; ZONA's back story; Barbarini looking elsewhere; Pier 17 reopens. / 2 comments
That's the news from the folks behind the pro-Asphalt Green meeting this past weekend. More as it develops.... UPDATE: A report of what happened at the BPCA meeting.
Plus: Three city buildings closer to being sold—or maybe not; tourist attacked with hammer; BPCA vs. Asphalt Green; oyster colony discovered; bike-share program possibly delayed; waffle truck; two loft sales; the World Financial Center; dad klatsch. / 2 comments
Plus: Ex-Tribecan looking for action; new Battery Park City Authority chairman; high school gym.