Seen & Heard: Styrofoam Mosques

••• Anyone know why Styrofoam mosques have been appearing around the neighborhood? Well, I guess the reason is more or less clear. But who is doing it? (Photo courtesy Adam Lisberg, or @AdamLisberg as he’s known on Twitter.)

••• Today’s deal on Blackboard Eats: 30% off lunch of dinner at Salumé, a new sandwich shop on W. Broadway between Canal and Grand. Fine print: minimum purchase of $15 per person; valid for dine-in or takeout.

••• The construction that was blocking the Warren Street passageway in City Hall Park appears to be done (construction to the west of the Tweed Courthouse is ongoing).

••• Unleashed by Petco opens Nov. 8 (on Chambers between Hudson and Greenwich).

••• To celebrate its 39th anniversary, J&R is giving away $10 gift cards for purchases $100–$249, $25 for $250–$999, etc. Really, you shouldn’t have….

••• Spa deals: Buy one of Tribeca Beauty Spa‘s “pink deals” (such as a 60-minute Swedish massage for $90, down from $105), and the spa will donate 15% to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Also: Today’s deal on DoodleDeals: “$79 for a body scrub, custom massage, seaweed treatment, wheel alignment, shampoo and conditioning at the Tribeca Spa of Tranquility (regularly $169 value).

••• In the past week, two people have asked if I’m moving (to somewhere up the Hudson or somewhere in the south). It was news to me.


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