News Roundup: More North No More

more-north-by-tribeca-citizenNO MORE More North, the cleverly named Scandinavian design store at 39 N. Moore, is closing Dec. 12. Everything is on sale, but it’s going fast.

BURGERS TONIGHT? Frites ‘n’ Meats appears to be keeping its van open well past the initial plan of 3:30 p.m., presumably due to demand.

AROUND THE WEB “Public School Zoning Mayhem” (Broadsheet Daily).

COMING UP “Karen and David Waltuck of late, great Chanterelle are reviving some old favorites for a $150 five-course dinner hosted by Time Out at the Beard House on January 12. Details and the menu are here” (Grub Street). ••• Events on Sunday, hosted by JCP Downtown and City Winery, make Mommy Poppins‘s Hannukah roundup. ••• On Saturday, Dec. 12, 92YTribeca screens Whit Stillman’s Metropolitan ($12). Has it held up? Stillman will be there, and the movie is followed by a holiday mixer. ••• Great Performances will host a latke cook-off on Monday, Dec.7 ($25), with proceeds to benefit the Sylvia Center. ••• The Museum of Jewish Heritage announced its January/February lineup: “Highlights this season include a special concert on January 17 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day featuring the Afro-Semitic Experience in ‘The Road that Heals the Splintered Soul.’ The Museum will partner with the Primo Levi Center and the Italian Cultural Institute for an exploration of ‘Jews in Italy During the Holocaust.’ The free series will include films and discussions on January 31 and February 3. In conjunction with the popular exhibition, ‘Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges,’ author Adam Mansbach will discuss his latest book about race and ethnicity, The End of the Jews, on February 17 with journalist and writer Joan Morgan.”

STEALS AND DEALS On the weekend of Dec. 12–13, donate a new toy, book, or article of clothing at Kiva Cafe—to go to the Harlem Children’s Zone—and you’ll get a $2 Kiva gift card as thanks.

OVERHEARD …near the Whole Foods elevator: “We had a guy stuck in there for the better part of an hour, but if you want to take your chances….”

 
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