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
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
I looked at one of the lofts in that building in 2007/8. Price was surprisingly "reasonable" considering water views, sunsets... — M / New Building Report Card: 290 West
Fine line between news and stalking. I think in the Wichs funeral situation you are absolutely correct. Enough to deal... — Rohin / Twitter? I Hardly Know Her!
Jim "Bigmouth Jerk" Smithers vs. A "I'm not the Big Meanie who started it!" Blankety-Blank the funniest rumble in the... — Kristopher / Seen & Heard: New Opening Forecast for Best Market
Who are you to tell anyone what to think? The name sucks, it evokes 9/11 more than an important but... — Huh? / Seen & Heard: Is the Tribeca Family Festival Backing Off Its Laight Street Plan?
Indeed. And it's a very interesting story of how the deal came to be: http://tribecacitizen.com/2015/04/30/in-the-news-the-first-express-starbucks/ — Erik Torkells / Seen & Heard: New Opening Forecast for Best Market
Yes, no problem, Erik. I know when I have been defeated. I am going to pick me up some humble... — Jim Smithers / Seen & Heard: New Opening Forecast for Best Market
Speaking of supermarkets … FWIW, I heard that Brooklyn Fare is planning to open their newest store in The Archive... — KP / Seen & Heard: New Opening Forecast for Best Market
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.
This month in and around Tribeca: Julie Andrews; Jamie Oliver; "Anchorman" reconsidered; iPhone photo exhibit; Bond New York meet-your-neighbors event; Canal Park Playhouse opens; "Sweet Smell of Success"; Preservation Hall Jazz Band; Bob Mould and Marshall Crenshaw; Bogardus Garden bulb-planting day; Harvey Keitel and Mike D; writer Larry Doyle; a play by SpongeBob writer Steven Banks; Canstruction; Shawn Colvin; Kristin Hersh; Crawdaddy! photographer exhibit; "Lula Belle in Search of Santa"; NYC Horror Festival; "The Apartment"; David Strathairn; "Harold and the Purple Crayon"; Mose Allison; "Dog Day Afternoon"; Mike Holmes; "Hannah and Her Sisters"; much more. / 4 comments