Is the new building on Varick between Beach and N. Moore better than what preceded it? Does it resemble the rendering at all? Does it add to the neighborhood or detract from it? / 6 comments
Is the new building at the corner of West and Canal better than what preceded it? Does it resemble the rendering at all? Does it add to the neighborhood or detract from it? / 25 comments
You know how you can't keep track of all the new buildings sprouting up? I walked and Citi Biked around the neighborhood so we'd have an up-to-date sense of what's happening where—shamelessly peeping through holes when necessary.
Plus: Warren Street conversion; Butterfly opening date; Nili Lotan sample sale started today; new Downtown Connection buses have GPS.
It closed a while back and the space is for rent, but who knows, maybe the piano is still there....... — Erik Torkells / Seen & Heard: Raccoon Lodge Is Closing After All
Beluga Bar on Murray has a piano. Went there a while back when a friend's band played there. — S / Seen & Heard: Raccoon Lodge Is Closing After All
I have visited the Raccoon Lodge with some frequency, but only as an out-of-town fan of the joint. Although I... — Ron M / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
Love you ACE! Thank You for all the years of good times. I will miss the Raccoon Lodge immensely. You... — Dennis verizon / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
Uppityness comment still stands. Raccoon Lodge = great, luxurification of what was once a cool neighborhood = bad. — AndyC / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
This place belongs on an avenue. Not on a quiet block. People need places to go to be loud, rowdy,... — Long standing neighboor / A New Home for Raccoon Lodge
lemonade — cami / Gee Whiz Diner Is Downsizing
Plus: Torly kid book swap; 13-17 Laight developer; Pier 40 lights back on; P.S. 234 Spring Auction; "All the Buildings in New York" book; New Museum phone calls; Tribeca Film Festival's closing-night choice.
Including the $40 million penthouse. Plus: Is 11 N. Moore a bad neighbor?; Fika looks close to opening; work at 502 Canal; De Niro in Tribeca; Aamanns bread; Tribeca Trust talk; Terra Wine Bar; roti contest. / 3 comments
When demolition started at 460 Washington, it was grab-the-baby-and-get-out time as neighbors thought an earthquake was underway. Then they noticed the cracks.... / 7 comments
Plus: Views from 1WTC; the stalled 9/11 Museum; "Hudson Square" rezoning process starts; gallery leaving Tribeca; developer buys in own property; J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler; the Civic Center.