The front of interior designer Steven Sclaroff's White Street office is a small store full of furniture and other items that have caught his eye. "I stay away from the stuff you see a lot," he says. "It's more fun to have stuff be less familiar. It’s fresher."
If you know Roc restaurant, you undoubtedly know owner Rocco Cadolini. "This is my show," he says. "The lights, the ambience, the music, the rush of the energy. People always say, 'I don’t know what it is, but I feel good in here.'" / 13 comments
"People say we’re their Cheers, their happy place, their clubhouse," says Stacey Sosa, irrepressible owner of Estancia 460 in northwest Tribeca. "It’s a whole experience—you don't just come here for a meal, you come for the feeling." / 5 comments
"I raised my kids here," says Karen Barwick, owner of Boomerang Toys, an important Tribeca resource for 14 years. "They went to local schools and played on local teams. We're really immersed in the community, and I like that." / 2 comments
That's great. Do you know if the study will also look at the Holland Tunnel–related problems south of Canal? — Erik Torkells / Seen & Heard: “The Gargoyle Hunters”
Erik, Major update here re: Holland Tunnel. From Corey Johnson's office: "One of the community victories won in conjunction with... — Sam / Seen & Heard: “The Gargoyle Hunters”
All who are concerned and want something done should be going to the First Precinct this evening at 6:30 to... — Concerned Mom / Teens Are Terrorizing Battery Park City
Does that Related building block the windows at 22 Renwick as anticipated? — EG / Seen & Heard: The New Restaurant in Truffles Tribeca
Not exactly the case- I have seen these TMW kids and have seen some of those same kids throwing rocks... — MonicaB / Teens Are Terrorizing Battery Park City
I asked my kids about the situation and they say that TMW don't care about throwing rocks and spitting on... — cami / Teens Are Terrorizing Battery Park City
The Fearless Girl should be melted down and recast as a statue of Ivanka Trump, a woman who truly represents... — Jim Smithers / Seen & Heard: The Name of the New Kids’ Store
Marion and Peter Feig chose to specialize in French Art Deco because of its high quality and how it mixes well with other styles. But also because they simply love it: "We buy every single piece ourselves," says Marion. "If we don’t like it, we don’t buy it." / 15 comments
What makes Real Pilates stand out, says founder Alycea Ungaro, is its dedication to the method developed by Joseph Pilates: "It’s our foundation. It’s timeless—nothing needs to be changed. I feel honored to keep it intact and make it grow." / 6 comments
"We’re the only non-profit school for the arts below Canal Street," says co-founder Lisa Ecklund-Flores, "and I’ve always felt like the school is a vessel for the community to use any way they want." She estimates that 10,000 students have studied there since it opened in 1990.