In the News: Another Broadway Building Going Condo

••• “Cult L.A. import Handsome Coffee Roasters had been slated to open an upstairs shop at Demi Monde, but now we learn the roaster has pulled out of that arrangement (just a week after the restaurant-bar lost chef Phillip Kirschen-Clark). Handsome still plans to open an NYC outpost” elsewhere. —Grub Street

••• “Erez Itzhaki’s Keystone Group is in contract on an office building at 391 Broadway [between Walker and White] in Tribeca. The firm plans to add a rooftop addition to the five-story property and convert it into a luxury, boutique condominium. […] Though [the spokesperson] declined to comment on the units’ pricetags, he said comparable properties in Tribeca were trading for approximately $1,500 to $1,700 per square foot.” —The Real Deal

••• “Months before it closed its doors for good last week, the city tried to shut down the rowdy bikini bar Uncle Mike’sfor a string of underage drinking violations, court records show.” —DNAinfo

••• Hold your pasties, folks: From the owner of Bowery Poetry Club, re: Duane Park moving in: “By spending the summer renovating and working out a partnership with a restaurant (rumors of Duane Park as our collaborators are sweet and the two entities surely do share a love for the populist arts of the Bowery, but nothing is signed yet folks).” —EV Grieve

••• “The African Burial Ground, a quiet memorial that marks the site where thousands of slaves were buried in the 1700s, will close [on July 18] for at least two months of repairs.” —DNAinfo

••• More photos of the Fulton Fulcrum Center, formerly known as the Fulton Street Transit Center. —Curbed

••• “A new executive director, Dr. Craig Mayes, has taken the helm at the New York City Rescue Mission.” —Broadsheet

••• “What’s it like to live in a temporary geodesic hut in Battery Park? Artists in the pop-up Flock House are discovering just that.” —Curbed


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