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
Without a doubt my favorite all time restaurant. I practically "lived" in the place. I made great friends with Michael... — Robert Donato / Has Il Giglio Closed?
It is aesthetically interesting... However as it required Landmark approval I am assuming this is in a landmarks area. Hence... — Rohin / Hubert Street Mansion Approved
Allsash Window Repair did a splendid job on my original 4 over 4 windows from 1897; for those who care... — neighbor / Seen & Heard: Big Weekend Fair at the Battery
couldnt agree with you more....WTF! — jk / Ever Have One of Those Days?
Feel better? ;-) — Makes you go "hmmm..." / Ever Have One of Those Days?
SWA! Remember to spay and neuter your pets and first borns! — Jim Smithers / Where in Tribeca…?
or "has"... — Jim Smithers / Where in Tribeca…?
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.