Plus: Opening date for the Saks Men's Store; the transformer that clogged up W. Broadway on Saturday; checking in on Pier 17; the 19-story building under construction on Broadway; "Power" TV shoot. / 2 comments
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
What about the wasted time the police spend ticketing UPS trucks and every other delivery truck attempting to make deliveries?... — sharon / Open Letter: Here’s Your Traffic Study
Welcome to Tribeca!!!! All the best, Sharon Balloon Saloon — sharon / Another Preschool on Duane
This is a terribly disconcerting and awful event. Having a business in Tribeca and knowing how many homeless people now... — sharon / Suspicious Death at Jewelry Store
Apparent lack of enforcement is interesting (as in awful). Meanwhile. The full sidewalk corner at Greenwich and Desbrosses remains closed... — McGee / Seen & Heard: Another Bubble Tea Franchise
https://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/nyregion/lever-house-closes-once-a-year-to-maintain-its-ownership-rights.html In a practice dating to 1953 and a custom that can be traced to Anglo-Saxon England, RFR Realty, the... — James / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
seriously, they should put a gate so only owners can park their cars there, they should privatize for real!! — concerned citizen / Nosy Neighbor: Is Franklin Place Really a Private Street?
Also, depending on what development is contemplated next door, the (2 story) building remains a "taxpayer" building with saleable air... — James / Seen & Heard: Confirmation of a New Starbucks
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.
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