Plus: The New York Dolls reopening party; what to expect at the "Experience Mars" event; why the Broadway bus bulb remains unfinished; show of 1970s art at Hal Bromm Gallery; looking down on Barclay Tower. / 2 comments
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
What about the wasted time the police spend ticketing UPS trucks and every other delivery truck attempting to make deliveries?... — sharon / Open Letter: Here’s Your Traffic Study
Welcome to Tribeca!!!! All the best, Sharon Balloon Saloon — sharon / Another Preschool on Duane
This is a terribly disconcerting and awful event. Having a business in Tribeca and knowing how many homeless people now... — sharon / Suspicious Death at Jewelry Store
Apparent lack of enforcement is interesting (as in awful). Meanwhile. The full sidewalk corner at Greenwich and Desbrosses remains closed... — McGee / Seen & Heard: Another Bubble Tea Franchise
https://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/nyregion/lever-house-closes-once-a-year-to-maintain-its-ownership-rights.html In a practice dating to 1953 and a custom that can be traced to Anglo-Saxon England, RFR Realty, the... — James / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
seriously, they should put a gate so only owners can park their cars there, they should privatize for real!! — concerned citizen / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
Also, depending on what development is contemplated next door, the (2 story) building remains a "taxpayer" building with saleable air... — James / Seen & Heard: Confirmation of a New Starbucks
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
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