Roundup: Amanzi Brews Its Last Cup

••• A tipster emails in that Amanzi, the tea store on Chambers, has closed.

courtesy-apexartCOMING UP
••• Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center: The Paper Bag Players Great Mummy Adventure, described here by the New York Times.
••• On Saturday, Mar. 13, Apexart is holding a silkscreening workshop for kids from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Artist McKendree Key will do the teaching. “Kids are free to experiment with different images and patterns, including tributes to our neighbors on Canal Street in the ‘designer bag’ industry. Children do not need experience, but must be accompanied by an adult.” Materials are provided and T-shirts are available for $3.

courtesy-mysterious-bookshopBURN AFTER READING
In June, Vintage Books imprint will publish Agents of Treachery, a paperback anthology of original espionage fiction, edited by Mysterious Bookshop‘s Otto Penzler (right). True aficionados, however, will want to sign up now for the hardcover edition to be published next month by Mysterious Bookshop and signed by all the contributors ($150).

••• PB & Caviar is now having a clearance sale on kids’ clothes, some as low as $10; new stuff comes out daily.

••• The new Battery Park City library, which opens Mar. 15, “includes a cozy children’s corner with beanbag chairs, separate computer areas for children and adults, a young adult section near the graphic novels and a periodicals reading room overlooking the Hudson River. The orange-themed design by 1100 Architects gives the windowed space a warm, welcoming feeling. In a nod to the neighborhood’s young families, the library has a special area for stroller parking.” (Downtown Express)
••• Puma unveiled the 2010 World Cup uniforms for the Italian national soccer team at Trattoria Cinque. (NBC New York)
••• The New York Posts’s in-house crazy lady Cindy Adams talks to Andy Garcia, whose new movie City Island screens on Monday at 92YTribeca (but it’s sold out). By the way, I keep seeing posters for a (straight-to-video?) movie called Staten Island. What’s next? Roosevelt Island?


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