Plus: Phone snatched through restaurant window; new restaurants Le Coucou and Chikarashi; ticket vendors forced out of the Battery are now plaguing nearby streets. / 2 comments
Plus: Two guys are rowing from here to England (leaving next week); chopped trees on W. Broadway; Tribeca in an Apple wristwatch ad; Concepts store apparently not dead; Mudville's fight party; interesting Pen Parentis venue. / 1 comment
What good is sitting around in your loft? Go out and have fun—here are the places planning to be open tonight, tomorrow, or both. NOTE: UPDATES APLENTY FOR TUESDAY! / 22 comments
Plus: 6 Harrison permascaffolding finally coming down?!; Mudville 9 storefront getting redone; Washington Market Tavern opens Monday; Sun Cafe on hiatus; 443 Greenwich sales office; Macy Gray. / 1 comment
I know this letter was printEd a year ago but it caught my eye because I was just thinking today... — Diane / Open Letter: What Happened to Our Whole Foods Store?
As he said, people are disappointed when he's not there. Count me among them. The vibe is entirely different without... — Jon / Spotlight: Roc
I've tried the Sticky Fingers in the Village. Wasn't that impressed but I'll probably give the new location a chance.... — Rowena / In the News: “Gourmet” Chicken Finger Restaurant
Correct! — Erik Torkells / Where in Tribeca…?
The flower pots by Beach St/Greenwich Street next to the CitiGroup building! — Nicholas Nilert / Where in Tribeca…?
Best of luck to the Cadolini family, on their next chapter of their life. Ciao. — giovanni iovine / Spotlight: Roc
Hate to say it but makes perfect sense that Marshalls/TJ Maxx is opening. It's highly attractive to the abundance of... — AAA / We’re Getting a 66,000-Square-Foot Marshalls Store
Plus: Inside Paul's Baby Grand; innocent man celebrates at Mudville 9; the World Trade Center security lawsuit; FiDi real estate recap; Clocktower Gallery.
Plus: Tribeca Meet & Greet (with cupcakes); Grown & Sewn sale; "Kwik Krimes" at Mysterious Bookshop; Washington Market Tavern update.
Details (including sample menus and floor plans) on Bill Telepan's restaurant, a chocolate-themed restaurant on Franklin, the pan-Latin place coming to Church, a new restaurant on Murray, and Centrico's and Flor de Sol's replacements.
Also on Community Board 1's January agendas: a 15-year-old restaurant appears to be closing; Tribeca is getting another Mexican restaurant; a new bar/restaurant on Franklin Street; a new fitness facility on Church; and more.