Plus: Profiles of Tribeca gallerist Hal Bromm and artist David Lyle; Physique 57 opening in FiDi; judge recuses self from clocktower lawsuit; poker pro and wealth manager get engaged; man pretends to be Tracy Morgan's son at Haus.
Plus: Manhunt at the gym; Jerry's Café closed for renovation; Tribeca Trust looking for Tribeca lovers; Starbucks in WFC closes, reopens; Woolworth Building booklet; Con Ed question. / 3 comments
And more on the restaurant in question. Plus: Citibank is open; New York Kids Club timeline; Vestry Wines; gallerist Hal Bromm. UPDATE: Reps for the space's owner says the Lohan connection isn't true (but they do confirm it's a Mexican restaurant that's interested). / 7 comments
The teeny rooms are a feature of the Arlo Hotels, apparently. The concept is that the room is just for... — David G. Imber / Seen & Heard: The Annual Halloween Parade
Seriously, did they steal those cobblestones? Or does the building management have receipts for the cobblestones? — Jim Smithers / Where in Tribeca…?
The name is certainly disturbing. For cannibals, perhaps? — Marcus / First Impressions: Harold’s Meat + Three
I just got Margaret Chin's newsletter and here's the paragraph about the tour buses, with slightly different numbers. I am... — Hudson River / In the News: Legislation to Limit Tour Buses
Thanks for this. Tourist buses are annoying, no doubt, but on Broadway and Church the bigger disturbance is from commuter... — Erik Torkells / In the News: Legislation to Limit Tour Buses
I thought exactly the same things in regards to food cost. They have a lot of expensive items like the... — Brett / First Impressions: Harold’s Meat + Three
I'm glad to hear it—I think the "5 sides" might just have been an unfortunate choice (and it really shouldn't... — Erik Torkells / First Impressions: Harold’s Meat + Three
Including the $40 million penthouse. Plus: Is 11 N. Moore a bad neighbor?; Fika looks close to opening; work at 502 Canal; De Niro in Tribeca; Aamanns bread; Tribeca Trust talk; Terra Wine Bar; roti contest. / 3 comments
Every now and then someone copies me on an impassioned email that I think might foster debate, so I'm starting an occasional series called Open Letter. Up first: Hal Bromm's plea to the Landmarks Preservation Commission regarding the proposed design for a new building at 11-15 Leonard. / 14 comments
Let's talk about me! Here are answers to 10 reader-submitted questions.... / 9 comments
This week in and around Tribeca: Julie Andrews; "Canstruction" opens; Adam Richman of "Man v. Food"; Harvey Keitel, Daphna Kastner, Mike D., and Tamra Davis; "Sweet Smell of Success"; author Larry Doyle; Naomi Wolf talks to young feminist leaders; New York City Horror Festival; Shawn Colvin; "The Twilight Zone Forever"; much more.