Seen & Heard: F-16 Flyover Today

••• From Notify NYC: “The US Air Force Thunderbirds are scheduled to conduct a flyover photo mission [today], Friday, 5/22, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., consisting of six F-16 aircraft in addition to the aircraft taking photographs. The F-16’s will maintain an altitude of 1500-2000 feet. The aircraft will travel westbound from Long Island over the water near the south shores of Queens and Brooklyn before turning and navigating north over the Verrazano Bridge, and up the east side of the Hudson River to the Tappan Zee Bridge. From there, the aircraft will turn around and travel southbound over the west side of the Hudson River to the Verrazano Bridge, before traveling northbound up the east side of the Hudson River to finish their route. The rain date for the event is scheduled for Monday, 5/25 at 9:00 AM.”

••• 12 Warren is a showing a tiny bit of its façade—it’s going to be even funkier than we thought. Click the pic to see how some of the bluestone slabs are set obliquely.

••• A glimpse inside the work in the former Ivy’s Bistro space, courtesy Andrea. My understanding is the landlord has undertaken the project (and not a tenant).

Ivys by Andrea••• Hudson Square Connection is hosting the “Hudson Square in 3D: Design, Demo, Discuss” on June 10 and 11 at various locations. More info here. Of special note: “The newfound affordability of modular synthesizers is revolutionizing the sounds of contemporary music. This fun, hands-on, and interactive experience will give the public a chance to become DIY composers and inventors as they immerse themselves in this fast-growing world. (June 11; Fridman Gallery; 287 Spring; free).”

••• Does anyone know why there’s a bunch of midcentury furniture inside the storefront at the new building at 52 Laight?

52 Laight furniture 52 Laight••• Remember when the proprietor of Belle Reve told Community Board 1 that he was turning the Los Americanos space into a “neighborhood bistro” like Walker’s?

Belle Reve