Discussed at last night's meeting: An update on the crane accident and what might be done differently; Bogardus Plaza progress report; work to start soon on City Vineyard, the restaurant at Pier 26; M1-5 and its neighbors' frustration; Citigroup plaza changes; Spring Studios lighting; Tribeca Family Festival; Transportation Alternatives event.
I figured that one day Spring would let me come in and take pictures—I really went to bat for the place—but whatever, the architect's photos are better than I could take, anyway. / 2 comments
Plus: The Independent art fair is moving to Tribeca; real estate firm confirms new Broadway office; longtime P.S. 234 teacher retiring; grants for Lower Manhattan projects; two ships to visit Seaport. / 4 comments
The owner's plans remain a mystery. There was talk of making it all more upscale and changing the storefronts so... — Erik Torkells / Seen & Heard: Updates on Two Restaurants
Speaking of updates, do we know anything about all the vacancies in the block that houses the Duane Reade on... — David / Seen & Heard: Updates on Two Restaurants
The third is old Mohawk Electric building. — Robert Ripps / In the News: Cyclist Hit by Truck
I believe they're proposing to remove 5,942.375 SF which is 11.5% of the total plaza. — Matt / Seen & Heard: Citigroup’s Shrinking Plaza
Agreed...there seems to be little concern on the part of management to enforce even the simple rules so I don't... — Makes you go "hmmm..." / Will Equinox Get Muscled Out of 50 Murray?
I guess you haven't been to the Equinoxes 19th Street or 96th Street. Those are much older. The locker rooms... — KP / Will Equinox Get Muscled Out of 50 Murray?
Challenge Accepted! — Nick Stewart / Seen & Heard: Crane Scheduled and Then Postponed
Discussed last night: Making the gay pride dances less noisy; Exceed Physical Culture's 6,000-square-foot facility; the change of ownership at Brick restaurant; Duane Park's swing dance party; Soho Rep; and sidewalk café permits. / 2 comments
Discussed last night: Mea culpa from Spring Studios; 56 Leonard's noisy hoist (plus, a timetable for the construction); Megu's troublesome parties; Hudson River Park security; Saleya and Los Americanos. / 1 comment
Also on March’s Community Board 1 agendas: Spring Studios to do some explaining; Hampton Jitney (expansion?); mysterious Megu liquor-license issue; and more.