Seen & Heard: George Clooney and Julia Roberts Are Filming Here

••• Money Monster is filming in the N. Moore area on Friday. From IMDB: “Lee Gates is a TV personality whose insider tips have made him the money guru of Wall Street. When Kyle loses all of his family’s money on a bad tip, he holds Lee and his entire show hostage on air threatening to kill Lee if he does not get the stock up 24 and a half points before the bell. Ratings soar as the entire country tunes in to this media frenzy to find out just how much a man’s life is worth.” But get this! Starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts and directed by Jodie Foster.

••• The “Person of Interest” TV show made a fake bar at White Street and Cortlandt Alley for a shoot the other day.

fake lounge••• From a reader: “Anna and Teddy of the Square Diner are trying to get votes for their severely disabled son, George, to win a special bicycle for disabled kids, and I was hoping you might post the link.” I ran this mention by Anna first, and she said her other son, John, who also has special needs, is entered in the same contest. Go on, do something nice today! George’s page is here and John’s page is here.

••• Besides a bar and a restaurant, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at Brookfield Place will have a coffee kiosk and a boutique selling treats.

L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon cup and treats••• Have we talked about the windows at 30 Park Place? Very uptown, but I like them.

30 Park Place windows••• Koh Art Gallery (and framer) on the same W. Broadway block as Babesta and Frankly Wines is changing its name to Cloud Gallery.

Cloud Gallery••• Opening March 5 at Cheryl Hazan: Charles Christopher Hill’s “Formerly a Redhead.” Below: “Paan Man.”

Paan Man by Charles Christopher Hill



  1. Love the 30 Park windows too. It’s a handsome building, for sure.

  2. Every time I see 30 Park Place, which is most days, a chill goes up my spine. It is an affront to the neighborhood and Robert A.M. Stern and Larry Silverstein ought to be ashamed of themselves.

    All so the 1% will be able to look down their noses at the Woolworth Building.