In the News: Bubby’s in the Meatpacking District

Opening night at Bubby's, Nov. 23, 1990. "That's Maryanne Faye, one of the world's great beauties," says Ron Silver

Opening night at Bubby’s, Nov. 23, 1990. “That’s Maryanne Faye, one of the world’s great beauties,” says Ron Silver

••• “Tribeca’s all-around restaurant Bubby’s is heading for the Meatpacking District,”—it’s in addition to the Tribeca and Japan locations, I should interject—”taking over the space near the bottom of the High Line that most recently housed ill-fated club MPD.” Might make brunch down here more accessible…. Opening date: September. (The photo—from Bubby’s Tribeca’s opening night in 1990—is courtesy of Bubby’s owner Ron Silver, who sent it over for a post I ran on the occasion of the restaurant’s 20th anniversary. “Maryanne Faye, one of the world’s great beauties,” he said.)  —Eater

••• Architect Winka “Damn-Damn” Dubbeldam is now selling part of her 11 Hubert space: “what’s being sold is a partnership in the building that amounts to about 30 percent of the space. The remaining partner wishes to take the building condo and would hope to work with the new owner to accomplish that.” —Curbed

••• “PS 150 Parents Tell DOE Officials They Won’t Go to Chelsea.” That’s how I feel about the neighborhood, too. —Tribeca Trib

••• “Uniqlo currently has three stores in NYC, and they’re aiming for a fourth. Company CEO Larry Meyer told WWD where: ‘The Financial District downtown, I would like to have a store in that market.'” —Racked

••• Downtown Lunch files on Dave’s Hoagies, the new sandwich shop in FiDi. It also tweeted that “Shorty’s [cheesesteakery] has opened on Pearl St. between Coenties & Broad.” Honestly, I think you’re at risk of gaining weight just by walking around that neighborhood.

••• “Eighth-grade students at the I.S. 276 Middle School, on Battery Place, have collected and donated several hundred books to a pair of public libraries in Queens that were wrecked by Hurricane Sandy.” —Broadsheet


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