In the News: Bowling Tribeca

••• The 90,000-square-foot Bowlmor bowling alley coming to the old New York Times building on W. 43rd will have areas themed to different parts of New York. The caption for this sketch of the Tribeca Loft space reads: “You’re invited to an exclusive loft party. In New York City it’s not what you know, but who you know and luckily you know us!” (Eater)

••• More on New York Sports Club leaving the Embassy Suites building and the rumors that the Regal movie theater is going. (Broadsheet Daily) FYI, if the theater goes I’m declaring war.

••• “After a small fire last month in a Hudson Street building that stores 80,000 gallons of diesel fuel, city officials reassured worried Tribeca residents that the building is safe. ‘In our mind, there was really no risk [of the diesel fuel igniting],’ said John Bley, a division chief with FDNY. Bley spoke at a meeting State Sen. Daniel Squadron organized last Friday afternoon, following the May 18 fire at 60 Hudson St., the landmark Western Union Building.”  (DNAinfo)

••• More on the food cart that is accusing Plein Sud of trying to get it moved. (DNAinfo)

••• “W New York Downtown to open August 16 at $399 a night (and no, there are no opening offers).” Priceline, baby. Bet on it. (HotelChatter)

••• “Launched Monday, the interactive Google Earth map shows what the fast-changing neighborhood below Canal Street will look like when all the construction is finally complete. Viewers can turn the clock forward to 2018 and zoom around the completed skyscrapers, including One World Trade Center and Frank Gehry’s Beekman Tower.” (DNAinfo)

••• “Marsha LaTessa sold a four-bedroom, 3.5-bath condo at 166 Duane St. in Tribeca to Eric Frank and Lisa Frank for $5.4 million on May 18. The 4,150-square-foot condo was built in 1997. Unit #2FL is one of the 26 in the 12-story Duane Park condos. LaTessa is a principal at Vesta Group Inc., a real estate company with a focus on acquisition, marketing, finance and development. She also is the owner of a boutique residential and interior design firm, LaTessa Designs. (Blockshopper)


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