Plus: Reversal of traffic on Jay; a peek inside the street level of 56 Leonard; ineffective bollards appear to be gone for good. / 1 comment
Plus: Otte now has an outlet; tasting sake at Shigure; the history of cast-iron 63 Nassau; cell phone mugging. / 5 comments
Plus: A review of Shigure; what to do with Battery Park City Authority revenue; climate change sit-in.
Plus: Apexart's "Death of a Cameraman" show; loving some smashed avocado toast; teenage chef at 27 Debrosses (and an updated menu). / 1 comment
You should go inside. The staff from the interior design office downstairs will no doubt come up to say hello.... — Erik Torkells / Loft Peeping: Sterling Mason Bachelor Pad
I live around the corner from Consort, which used to be the Barnabas Bar in the old days, and I... — George Bacon / Loft Peeping: Sterling Mason Bachelor Pad
ERIK...with a KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK! How tough is it? It's like dealing with children. — Jim Smithers / In the News: Tetsu Opening Forecast
You guys and our beautiful grandchildren will be missed, but I am confident you will have great success in Louisville.... — Jack Humphrey / Spotlight: Roc
111 Worth St going to have a lot of empty apartments this year, still jacking the rental prices despite the... — AndyC / Seen & Heard: Frankly Wines Has a New Owner
Well said, Eric. — Makes you go "hmmm..." / In the News: Tetsu Opening Forecast
Erik, you can possibly justify that in your first post, but the repetition of the word in the second post...like... — elisa / In the News: Tetsu Opening Forecast
Plus: A rave for Shigure; Aqua Studio; old South Ferry subway stop reopens; Hale & Hearty back in business; Cat Power. / 1 comment
Plus: Free type exhibit; Barry's Bootcamp to sell food; Historic Front Street delay; Shigure ramen; Seaport restaurant sues; the Butterfly's old-fashioned recipe; 99 John sale; Complete Body gym.
Shigure, the new sake bar atop B Flat, is officially open. It specializes in sake (more than 40 types, with hopes of bringing that number to 60), shochu, and beer made in Japan. Also: Japanese tapas. / 1 comment