"We wanted it to be open, bright, clean, and contemporary," said Reade Street Prep founder Ilysa Winick. And fun, I'd add—with what might be the cutest kids' restroom stalls ever. Plus: An Exerblast element. / 2 comments
Plus: Fiddling with W. Broadway traffic light; Shensai Parsi New Year dinner; 376 Broadway mystery; Hotel Particulier event.
Plus: Shinola opening date; 56 Walker on the market as single-family residence; price hike at 56 Leonard penthouse; eXerBlast lives on at Reade Street Prep; Smyth hearing postponed.
That's what people are saying. Plus: Kids' activity ExerBlast said to be moving; presale tickets for the Fun. concert on Pier 26; Bubby's waiter; 1 York sale. / 2 comments
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
Love you ACE! Thank You for all the years of good times. I will miss the Raccoon Lodge immensely. You... — Dennis verizon / 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
And the winners are.... Plus: Donald Antrim short story; ship returns to Seaport; Yankee Clipper [still] closed. / 2 comments
Plus: Shake Shack "C-line"; White & Church; Dis Respectacles; Stuart Elster's drawings; sports bar; ExerBlast deal; Tribeca Furniture Outlet. / 2 comments
When you enter the new family-fitness facility ExerBlast, you're journeying to the planet Botania, where the local plant people need your help. "Rather than controlling Mario, you are Mario," explains co-founder and chief fun officer Kate Gyllenhaal. / 8 comments
Plus: New pediatrics office; SoulCycle gets hitched; eXerBlast opening date; Sixpoint comes to Tribeca; Fulton Stall Market lineup of vendors; free concerts.