Plus: New York Times gives Fowler & Wells two stars; more on Ichimura; the city's dire retail situation; South Ferry subway station to reopen in June; growing up in Tribeca at the turn of the 20th century. / 4 comments
Plus: Photos of the new Ichimura sushi bar; 3-D map shows the city's forthcoming buildings; FiDi supermarket close to opening; Community Board 1 votes against newsstand outside Whole Foods; Tribeca couple's art collection.
Plus: Signage at the Ichimura sushi restaurant; the new "cast-iron inversion" building on Walker; Cortlandt Alley sidewalk issues; Teardrop Park codger. / 3 comments
Montauk Sofa is terrific. Great items and a real flair for style. Glad to have them in the neighborhood. — Valerie / In the News: Pedestrian Struck by Falling Hammock
Sophie, You're not the only one and i'm sure that many would comment, but just don't want to put their... — Anna / Montessori School of Manhattan Is Closing Its Tribeca Campus
Mos Def! — Samantha / Seen & Heard: The Homeless Woman Outside Serafina
not necessarily. it says more about real estate speculation than it does about retail. — safe as milk / In the News: Pedestrian Struck by Falling Hammock
$4.5 million for a 4,500-square-foot retail condominium on Lispenard St seems to belie the demise of retail. — James / In the News: Pedestrian Struck by Falling Hammock
I've encountered a handful of OpenTable location quirks. The biggest of which is "Rosa Mexicano - Tribeca" which is listed... — Andrea / Seen & Heard: Bortolami Gallery Opening Date
Publix would be an interesting/fascinating development. They are fantastic, but this seems so out of character for them as a... — Jeff / In the News: Whole Foods Is a Takeover Target
Plus: Opening forecast for chef Eiji Ichimura's new restaurant; Macao Trading Co.'s new chef updated the menu; 9/11 Museum and Memorial lost $25.2 million in its first year; forthcoming exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.
Sushi chef Eiji Ichimura is leaving the Bouley empire and striking out on his own; Sole di Capri had big aspirations for a sidewalk cafe; David Bouley showed up to talk about Bouley Botanical; a bar we'll be hearing about next month.