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
Without a doubt my favorite all time restaurant. I practically "lived" in the place. I made great friends with Michael... — Robert Donato / Has Il Giglio Closed?
It is aesthetically interesting... However as it required Landmark approval I am assuming this is in a landmarks area. Hence... — Rohin / Hubert Street Mansion Approved
Allsash Window Repair did a splendid job on my original 4 over 4 windows from 1897; for those who care... — neighbor / Seen & Heard: Big Weekend Fair at the Battery
couldnt agree with you more....WTF! — jk / Ever Have One of Those Days?
Feel better? ;-) — Makes you go "hmmm..." / Ever Have One of Those Days?
SWA! Remember to spay and neuter your pets and first borns! — Jim Smithers / Where in Tribeca…?
or "has"... — Jim Smithers / Where in Tribeca…?
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.