"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
When I first saw this right outside of my building, the lines leading from the device ended under a truck.... — Huck's mom / Seen & Heard: Buddha Bar Update
I'm surprised to hear this news- they'd seemed a lot busier lately..but maybe it was all the c level Citi... — juliew / Almond Is Closing
Unfortunately it's all driven by the high rent required by the landlords... Would make sense in high traffic areas but... — Rohin / Almond Is Closing
I thought Almond was a really great restaurant. Didn't realize it had only been here for a year. Disappointed it... — D$ / Almond Is Closing
Prices are just too high! Who can afford to go out to eat in this neighborhood? A quick bite costs... — JMc / Almond Is Closing
What do you guys think the failure of this restaurant says (if anything) about our neighborhood? It wasn't my favorite... — J / Almond Is Closing
Yeah it seems they're waiting until the last minute. Once Apple Store Williamsburg opens I think we'll see signage for... — Tom Edgar / Back to the World Trade Center Mall
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.