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
Have you tried the Key Food downstairs from the 55 Fulton Street market? It's a bit of a schlep, but... — David G. Imber / Is Best Market Closing?
say it ain't so!! i agree with everything above! they are not perfect, but prices are reasonable and lines are... — Madeline Lanciani / Is Best Market Closing?
Eight years ago while looking for furniture for my small one-bedroom apartment, I wandered into Antiqueria Tribeca quite by accident.... — Maxine Levy / Spotlight: Antiqueria Tribeca
Yes they're gonna open but it takes time why you think the doorman is there telling the people that it... — Mel / Seen & Heard: New York Dolls Is Reopening
Re: Yves, it looks like the gas may have finally been turned on at City Vineyard -- they have a... — Meg / Seen & Heard: Best Market Is Not Closing
Re NY Dolls: Say it ain't so. — Janet / Seen & Heard: New York Dolls Is Reopening
I fear Best Market will close as sometimes it just seems no one is the near! But I frequent the... — Jo / Is Best Market Closing?
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.