Newsletter: June 15

THE TCQ&A: “WE USED TO CLOSE THE STREETS FOR COOKOUTS”
Writer and occasional peony vendor Wickham Boyle (right) shows us around her Tribeca—including where she buys tutus for her goddaughter, the mini Bilbao Guggenheim, her run-in with John Kennedy, and what the neighborhood was like 30 years ago.

IN THE NEWS
••• 6/11 roundup: Trump Soho mutiny as buyers want out; the new bar at the Tribeca Grand; Loft Law mad permanent; fashion designer buys on Worth; and Beekman Tower rental rumors.
••• 6/14 roundup: Theater Bar arrested for setting bar on fire; rapper Kid Cudi (who lives in Tribeca) is in trouble; Mario Batali sniffs around V33; Beekman Tower plazas have some issues; Ninja New York; and more.

19 SUPEREASY, SUPERLOCAL FATHER’S DAY GIFTS
If the thought were the only thing that mattered, you wouldn’t have to buy a gift at all, would you? Luckily, I’ve done the hard work.

YOUR OPINION COUNTS
I think it’s fair to assume no one reads the comments quite as voraciously as I do…. Here are a few that caught my attention—which isn’t to say I necessarily agree with everything that’s being said.

SEEN & HEARD
••• 6/11 roundup: TAMA Gallery and Nili Lotan sales; Crumbs bakery on Beaver Street to stay open on weekends, come July; construction at Greenwich and Duane as the Washington Market Park restroom nears completion.
••• 6/14 roundup: Shoofly sale; Truffles Tribeca goes all Channel 35; Vestry Wines shipping deal; Tribeca Spa of Tranquility Father’s Day specials; and a party at Dash Gallery.

FOTO FRIDAY
This Last week: photos taken at the World Financial Center and on Greenwich Street and Peck Slip. Including two not by me! Plus: The answer to last week’s “Where in Tribeca…?” photo puzzle is here. It was a stumper.

 

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