Discussed at last night's meeting: Plans for a new piano bar; Laughing Man's proposed Street Seats expansion; big events at Spring Studios; booze at Tribeca's Kitchen; sidewalk cafés at Yves and Añejo; Lower Manhattan Community Church block party; early-morning deliveries at the Tribeca Family Festival. / 8 comments
Plus: Downtown Alliance's founding chairman, Robert Douglass, has died; night-vision cameras at Battery Park City ball fields; pop-up caviar restaurant; Gateway plaza tenants accuse landlord of fraud; Larry Silverstein is moving downtown. / 2 comments
Plus: How the World Trade Center mall got to be so big; celebrating Pisillo Italian Panini; the 1801 house on Hudson Street that didn't survive; Demi Lovato to sing from a rooftop. / 1 comment
Plus: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen reportedly bought in Tribeca; Marv Albert also bought here; Pier 17 forecast; Eataly opens next week; Spring Studios restaurant pop-up; Café Grumpy in FiDi; new paint color and organ for St. Paul's Chapel. / 1 comment
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: Phone snatched through restaurant window; new restaurants Le Coucou and Chikarashi; ticket vendors forced out of the Battery are now plaguing nearby streets. / 2 comments
Plus: Interior renderings of 70 Vestry; Corlandt Street subway station forecast; elevator accident; Governors Island events; is Trump Soho one reason Donald Trump won't release his tax returns? / 3 comments
Plus: Fergie is headlining the gay pride dance; the best birthday party idea for DIY kids; Spring Studios marketing itself as event venue; ferry companies' relationships with those questionable ticket sellers at the Battery.