In the News: Pier 25 Ships

••• “Historic ships are sailing into Tribeca this spring, bringing a boatload of free events to Pier 25. Visiting vessels include the Lehigh Valley Barge #79, a 1914 railroad barge; the Picton Castle, a three-masted tall ship from Canada; the Roseway, a 1920s fishing schooner; and the 1883 wooden Gazela. They will join the tugboat Pegasus and steamship Lilac, two historic boats that already call Pier 25 home.” —DNAinfo

••• The Villager on possible plans for Pier 40, including residential development.

••• “Ask Jacques Capsouto how long he and his brothers have been in the 5,000-square-foot restaurant space in the most distinctive building in northwest Tribeca, and his answer will make you grab some French Burgundy and order escargot.” Well, I suppose if his answer is “Lunch is one me!” —New York Daily News

••• Eater on Atera‘s wine list.

••• “Related is reintroducing [225 Rector in Battery Park City] building to the market, listing 181 residences later this month. The company hired Clodagh, the Irish designer, to refashion the interiors and common spaces.” —New York Times

••• The Daily News profiles Brazilian furniture store Espasso, a.k.a. where I’ll be shopping if I win the lottery—although since I don’t actually play the lottery, my odds of winning are worse than most people’s.


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