In the News: Amateur Lap Dancing on Murray

••• Curbed took two of the Scrapbook of Old Tribeca photos and made a little then-and-now magic.

••• There’s lap dancing at Quest, the club on Murray. They’re supposedly “amateurs,” but once money changes hands, that label doesn’t really work, does it? —New York Post

••• Mark Bittman makes the case for the New Amsterdam Market moving into the old Fulton Fish Market. if you haven’t signed the petition yet, do. —New York Times

••• The townhouse at 452 Greenwich is back on the market, this time for $19.5 million. —New York Observer

••• Locanda Verde chef Andrew Carmellini gets profiled by the New York Times on the occasion of his soon-to-open restaurant, Lafayette (in the old Time Café/Chinatown Brasserie space).

••• Officers from the Department of Sanitation police caught thieves stealing appliances left for collection on the street (to be sold for scrap metal). —Broadsheet

••• “The developers of 113 Nassau Street are finally ready to lift the (unintentional) veil of secrecy surrounding the SLCE-designed project [….] The retail and office space in the building, totaling about 35,000 square feet, is already on the market, brokers tell The Real Deal, and the 168 residential units should be ready for move-ins in the first quarter of 2014. The building, which will be called The Lara, will have two addresses: 111 Nassau Street for retail and 113 Nassau for residential. The apartments, leased out of an on-site office, will be rentals.” —Curbed

••• Serious Eats likes Aux Epices, the restaurant with Franklin Station Café roots.

••• The Best Made pop-up shop at 36 White, which was to become a showroom, is now going to be a shop-and-showroom. It opens April 1. —Paper

Best Made plaque


1 Comment

  1. Interesting how a day after this article was posted about Quest the name came down. Today I noticed the new sign says REMIX. hmmmmm