The Hudson River Park Trust is hoping to start construction a year from now on Pier 26, the unfinished pier across from Citigroup. It's going to be much more interesting than Pier 25.... / 8 comments
Plus: City Council committee approves Pier 40 deal; resident who attacked postal worker was acquitted; school overcrowding is not getting better. / 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
Also on Community Board 1's December agendas: Lispenard's poke restaurant; preliminary Pier 26 design; the Five Boro Bike Tour; proposed newsstand outside Whole Foods; sidewalk shed collapse; Wagner Park; Barilla restaurant; much more. / 14 comments
Plus: Lower Manhattan is crowded; the World Trade Center mall's relative lack of holiday decor; parents unhappy with school bus service; remembering Edward Albee; forthcoming Pier 40 vote; how Downtown Alliance's head spends Sunday; another Two Bridges mega-development. / 10 comments
Plus: When artists took over a crumbling Hudson River pier; Tribecans donating much more than usual to a Democratic presidential candidate. / 3 comments
And how to reserve. Plus: Councilman wants to stop more Pier 40 air rights from being sold; 56 Leonard photo essay; proposed law to allow cyclists to use pedestrian signals instead of vehicle signals; database of buildings that should be rent-stabilized, based on tax incentives they have received. / 3 comments