Plus: Any intel on SLT's Tribeca studio?; Hudson River Park skatepark to close for repairs; a new bank branch; ghost signage on Broadway; "Billions" is back. / 4 comments
"When this opportunity came up, I was aggressive as I could be," says Michael Dorf, the Tribeca resident who founded the Knitting Factory, City Winery, and now City Vineyard at Pier 26. "I just love being on the water." / 2 comments
Limited service at the restaurant at Pier 26's base will begin July 11; full service starts July 29. Reservations are now being accepted from July 27 on. / 1 comment
Also, meant to add that the photos of your work are wonderfully captured. — Vicki H. / The Water Painter
Robert, latest is gorgeous! Congrats on Barcelona show, too! Love, love that town! Hugs and best, Vic — Vicki H. / The Water Painter
Looks like the real estate market requires serious correctives, presumably through legislation. The Map site mentions various proposed "carrot" and... — Marcus / Seen & Heard: Indoor Golf Update
Michael, We met in 1978 at my parent's in Upstate New York and then I stayed at your house in... — Philip Rickey / The Water Painter
Hello Robert, I love these new works - wonderful to see though I wish I could chance upon them on... — Philip Rickey / The Water Painter
That map drastically understates the number of empty storefronts in Tribeca - e.g. look at Greenwich street... — AMB / Seen & Heard: Indoor Golf Update
That's a really nice place. Looks like it's at 7 Hubert. — lowphat / Loft Peeping: Ku-Ling & Evan Yurman
And another store closed. Plus: Friends of Duane Park's annual Neighbors Night; Pakistan Tea House update; volleyball tournament this weekend; more poor parking by the 1st Precinct; the Four Seasons hotel's plaza. / 7 comments
Plus: City Vineyard signage and trellises; the new waxing salon on Chambers; W. Broadway gallery is open again; supernatural pilot shooting on Warren. / 1 comment
Also on Community Board 1's June agendas: Duane Street eviction and demolition; Pier 26 update; closing part of Peck Slip to traffic; new Park Row tower; the neverending film/TV/ad shoots; Barleycorn liquor license change; more.
Plus: Battery Park City nanny and toddler disappear, then return; this weekend's obstacle course on Pier 26; Café Altro Paradiso review; a peek inside the new Wyeth showroom; resident urges Battery Park City Authority to think green.