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
Agreed about that building. If there is a silver lining it's that the building will remain in the public realm,... — David G. Imber / Seen & Heard: State Troopers Are Moving to Tribeca
Call me crazy, but I love the cinnamon pic. Perhaps I just have a soft spot in my heart for... — C.J / Seen & Heard: Cinnamon Spill
James for mayor! Or at least traffic commissioner. — Hudson River / Open Letter: Here’s Your Traffic Study
amen. the parking placard abuse is out of control. — safe as milk / Open Letter: Here’s Your Traffic Study
If they close the sidewalk without a walkway, forcing one to cross the street, there is supposed to be a... — James / Seen & Heard: Another Bubble Tea Franchise
Troopers do not need permits. — PerryR / Seen & Heard: State Troopers Are Moving to Tribeca
They had trays of food being brought out for the party. So the kitchen was working. — Samantha / Seen & Heard: The Closing of Bit’z Kids
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.