In the News: Carmine’s Succumbs

••• Video (although I couldn’t get it to play): “Fashion Designer Nicole Miller leads a tour through the ever-changing world of Tribeca, where she has lived since the early 80s. On the way she shows off her favorite bakery, remembers a long-gone Mexican restaurant and spots a beloved old advertising mural that has managed to survive the neighborhood’s real estate development.” (Wall Street Journal)

••• Real-estate brokers are coming to terms with the garbage garage in Hudson Square. (Curbed)

••• “There will be fewer calamari lunches and red sauce suppers in South Street Seaport now that the 107-year-old Carmine’s Italian Seafood Restaurant has closed its doors.” So I guess it isn’t opening down the street after all? (AM New York, via Grub Street) Note: The photo is from when a film crew temporarily took it down a while back.

••• Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Ground Zero and Hanover Square. (New York Times)

••• “Three more Battery Park City condos have been given a clean bill of health by (Fannie Mae.” (Broadsheet Daily)

••• “The National September 11 Memorial and Museum has reached major milestones recently: the museum is halfway to completion, and the park above it is more than 80 percent finished.” (Tribeca Trib)

••• “Before angry parents could follow through on threats to cut down a tire swing they think is dangerous from the newly opened West Thames Park a second time, the state agreed Tuesday night to remove it.” (DNAinfo)

••• “Downtown sports leagues select scheme for new BPC fields.” (Tribeca Trib)


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