Seen & Heard: Two New Buildings on Sixth Ave.

••• Tablão, the new restaurant where Flor de Sol was, appears to have opened. More soon…. (Photo courtesy @IberianBeerU)

••• The Washington Market Park Halloween parade and party is Oct. 27, 1-3 p.m. Kids also tend to trick-or-treat at local businesses then, no? I can never remember how this works. Update: Local businesses! When are you handing out candy? (Thanks, Andrea.)

••• Added to this month’s CB1 agendas:
—Tribeca Committee (Oct. 9): 11 Avenue of the Americas, application for a liquor license for Eleven Food and Beverage Inc. Looks like the Tribeca Grand Café wants to try again.
—Landmarks Committee: (Oct. 10): 100 Franklin Street, application for approval to construct two new buildings on a vacant parking lot (this was first brought up a few days ago—but it’s news that it’ll be two buildings).

••• Pen Parentis sent info on its November salon: “Caroline M. Grant, co-editor of The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage, will read from her anthology, along with contributing food journalists Aleksandra Crapanzano and Edward Lewine. Joining them will be John Donohue, editor of the New York Times bestselling collection Man With a Pan: Culinary Adventures of Fathers Who Cook for Their Families. The hotel Andaz Wall Street will provide delectables to munch on, along with happy hour specials on beer and wine. The free Salon takes pace on Tuesday, November 12, at the Andaz Wall Street (75 Wall at Water Street) at 7 p.m.”

••• There’s a Save Our Seaport rally on Saturday at 2 p.m.; meet at Fulton and Water.

••• From the LMCCC: “The [Sterling Mason] requires a full closure of Washington Street, between Laight and Hubert, for several weeks. The closures will be on weekdays as of October 7, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through approximately mid-November, and allows the construction team to safely lift steel into place.”

••• From Bikini Bar: “Very soft opening right now. We’re here 11-6 on Fri and Sat trying out new coffee recipes and making acai bowls.”

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  1. Re: Local Trick or Treating. The way it’s worked in recent years is that our trusty Tribeca Citizen has polled local businesses and asked them when/if they will be offering trick-or-treating for the kids!

  2. The last 13 years…Trick or Treating is always on the ACTUAL Day of Halloween…from 3pm and on….The stores and restaurants hand out candy from 3pm to usually 7pm. The only exception was last year due to the hurricane, we did later on.

    Stacy and Rocco
    ROC Restaurant