Plus: Where By Chloe and Scotch & Soda will be in the Seaport; woman dragged by would-be bag-snatcher; Governors Island wants to create a plaza in front of the Battery Maritime Building; man slashed on subway.
There has been a lot of depressing news lately, and we likely haven't heard the last of it, so let's focus on the positive (for one post, anyway). Here are 11 things to look forward to in Lower Manhattan in coming months. / 4 comments
The fancy new movie theater in the Seaport gets a thumbs-up for the seats. It'll earn another thumb if the movies become more interesting. / 6 comments
Plus: Keith McNally on Augustine and the New York restaurant scene in general; the home/showroom of a "professional bon vivant"; signage for Sandy's high-water mark; teen robbed and beaten; Le Coucou review; school overcrowding in the forecast.
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
thanks. i had forgotten that it was ever like this. — safe as milk / The Recollections of Jane Freeman (Part 4)
I watched the 2 story window put in place, and have envied it. I just can't imagine they went to... — mruptight / Huge New Tower Across from City Hall Park
Let us see how accessible this is. Right now the Street traffic looks like Death Valley. — PerryR / We’re Getting a 66,000-Square-Foot Marshalls Store
Commercial leases are so expensive only the big stores can afford it. Or the big banks. Or the chain restaurants.... — Janet / We’re Getting a 66,000-Square-Foot Marshalls Store
Owners with lot line windows are always at risk of losing them. Light and view are not guaranteed and anyone... — Makes you go "hmmm..." / Huge New Tower Across from City Hall Park
I know that shopping at a discount retailer is verboten in posh TriBeCa, but I'd personally love a Marshall's in... — Jen / We’re Getting a 66,000-Square-Foot Marshalls Store
Plus: The official Taylor Swift shrine; floor-plan changes at the Woolworth Building condos; funky FiDi clock getting fixed; health inspectors infested the Taste of the Seaport; naked Hillary Clinton statue; man jumped in front of a subway train; John Street church.
Plus: Howard Hughes Corporation tries an end-run regarding the Tin Building; the ornate post office building that used to be in City Hall Park. / 2 comments
Plus: Washington Market Park will be closed several days this week; 24-hour food carts; the big annual sale at Joseph Carini Carpets; the new subway entrance on Park Place; monster-themed tsunami art show; Crock-Pot disposal. / 4 comments