Plus: Sneak peek of Postmasters gallery; another clue that a block of northwest Tribeca is coming down; Gigino closed for a bit of construction; checking in on American Cut and Sweetgreen; Flor de Sol space; Dylan Prime. / 27 comments
Plus: A clue about the Flor de Sol space; Macy Gray; 250 West's $42 million penthouse; Aamanns-Copenhagen outdoor seating; dairy visit; Dig Inn; a soothing tea. / 1 comment
Plus: Jem Fabric Warehouse's closing sale; something happening at the old Flor de Sol space?; subway entrance; TriBattery Pops; a wine tip.
Plus: Verizon nearly done with post-Sandy improvements; Tribeca Film Festival; 137 Franklin progress; kudos to Clementine; "The Pathos of Things" at Carriage Trade. UPDATE: Flor de Sol is reopening AboCa.
Starbucks is open now. Looks a lot more upscale than the usual branch. They call it the reserve bar. — Dave / Seen & Heard: New Starbucks in Brookfield Place
It's not about "economic sense, " but rather politics. The City would seemingly rather build fewer affordable housing units and... — James / In the News: Phone Snatchings
It would be a double standard if EDC is allowed to place the affordable housing far away from the site.... — James / In the News: Phone Snatchings
The city sells these Civic Center buildings because they have not maintained them and they are now decrepit and falling... — Reademan / In the News: Phone Snatchings
Ah, it's your photo! Thanks, will add that. And we seem confident that it was indeed Tribeca. (If you have... — Erik Torkells / Seen & Heard: Roof Tree Removed
Sorry about the wrong date! I was in NYC a lot in the 80s/90s/00s. The photo was shot on film... — Jake / Seen & Heard: Roof Tree Removed
The address has a bit of recent history. It was in front of Michelangelo's Pizza that the French documentary makers,... — Michael S / Seen & Heard: Roof Tree Removed
What was discussed: Pier 26 concerts (including a third one by Fun.), the Tribeca Family Festival, sidewalk-café licenses, and more. / 2 comments
Also on Community Board 1's January agendas: New restaurant/bar on W. Broadway; Asphalt Green report; Pier 26 update; the demo of the building next to the old American Stock Exchange; susheria that once had barfing patrons; Remix/Quest; a gazillion street events.
Details (including sample menus and floor plans) on Bill Telepan's restaurant, a chocolate-themed restaurant on Franklin, the pan-Latin place coming to Church, a new restaurant on Murray, and Centrico's and Flor de Sol's replacements.
Also on Community Board 1's January agendas: a 15-year-old restaurant appears to be closing; Tribeca is getting another Mexican restaurant; a new bar/restaurant on Franklin Street; a new fitness facility on Church; and more.