In the News: The Bar at Pier 15 Will Open Soon

pier 15 lower level 9••• “The Watermark Bar at Pier 15 […] is expected to open before Memorial Day. The opening of bar, originally scheduled in November, was delayed for months because of Sandy. […] The Lure Group and Merchants also plan to open a 3,000-square-foot beer hall called Clinton Hall at 90 Washington St.” —Wall Street Journal

••• “City Council member Margaret Chin, who represents Lower Manhattan, is pushing the City Department of Transportation (DOT) to create a “slow zone” that would discourage speeding throughout much of Battery Park City. [… It] could include not only speed bumps, but new pedestrian crosswalks, signs warning drivers that they are entering a slow zone, and additional signs reminding drivers of the lower speed limit, as well as other tools, such as stepped-up enforcement.” —Broadsheet

••• “New York Downtown Hospital has laid off its entire paramedic and emergency medical technician staff, leaving more than 40 healthcare workers’ jobs in limbo as the financially strapped hospital prepares for its takeover by New York-Presbyterian.” —DNAinfo

••• There’s a new underground supper club in Tribeca: “Daphne [Cheng] hopes to share her love of food with culinary professionals, beginner chefs, and food enthusiasts alike by hosting Saturday night dinners with secret menus and a wide selection of cooking classes from knife skills to molecular gastronomy. What makes Suite ThreeOhSix even more unique is that her supper club menus are typically vegan.” It’s at 59 Franklin. —Underground Eats

••• “Did you know a place called Wrap Star exists within Texas Rotisserie in the FiDi?” —Downtown Lunch


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