In the News: H&H Bagels Is Confirmed

••• “Bob Holman, owner of the Bowery Poetry Club, confirms that he’s partnering with Tribeca burlesque club/restaurant Duane Park this fall. […] The proposal still has to be approved by the community board.” Right: A contortionist performs at Duane Park. —Eater

••• “Prudential Douglas Elliman power broker Raphael De Niro, the son of actor Robert De Niro, has purchased an apartment in the Tribeca condominium known as 60 Collister Street [….] The broker paid $3.53 million for the 3,850-square-foot corner loft [….] While De Niro bought the unit under an anonymous LLC, he applied for a mortgage using his current address, 497 Greenwich Street, records show.” —The Real Deal

••• More on Bazbaz Development, the company behind Warren Lofts (37 Warren). —The Real Deal

••• “Designer Joy Gryson, known for her Gryson line of bags, has a new collection [called IIIBeca] of affordable bags with 3 percent of proceeds benefiting a trio of charities: 9/11 Memorial, Family Focus Adoption Services, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering.” Pictured: the Reade Street Tote. —The Cut

••• H&H Bagels is confirmed for 125 Fulton; it’s hoping to open in October. UPDATE: Thanks to Randy for pointing out that there’s more to the story: “The bagels at the new shop should be like what New Yorkers remember: Mr. Narod said that he purchased the H & H trademarks and recipes from Helmer Toro, the chain’s original owner, earlier this year, and also hired Mr. Toro as a consultant.” —New York Times

••• New York Daily News has an article about the “Tribeca headquarters” of the New York Genome Center. Which is at 101 Sixth Avenue. Which is at Grand Street. Which is above Canal. Which means it’s not Tribeca.

••• “A noteworthy architect’s renovation can lend a certain cachet to a New York City apartment. If the architect in question called the residence home, so much the better. That’s the case with a duplex condominium [at 200 Chambers] of the architect and urban planner Vishaan Chakrabarti, which recently sold for $5.7 million, according to city records filed today.” —The Real Deal (via Curbed)

••• “Construction of […] 3 World Trade Center, is stalled at eight stories, well shy of the 80 floors planned. The reason: its developer, Silverstein Properties Inc, the company run by Larry Silverstein, hasn’t been able to find a tenant, and he can’t build any higher without one, based on a two-year-old deal with government agencies.” —Wall Street Journal



  1. not the real H&H bagel. Wall Street Journal had an article about it today.

  2. H&H bagels we’re popular but nothing like traditional NY bagels. Too big and they tasted like they added sugar to the dough.