Seen & Heard: Viral Video Shot in Tribeca

••• Mike points out that much of this viral video by Casey Neistat was shot in Tribeca.

••• Press release: “The City Council’s Committee on Environmental Protection [heard] testimony on legislation by Council Members Carlos Menchaca, Helen Rosenthal, and Margaret Chin to regulate the tourist-helicopter industry in New York City and improve quality of life for residents across the City. For the first time, residents [were] able to voice their concerns on the record before the City Council, the City’s Economic Development Corporation, and industry officials. This marks the first time that legislative action is presented before the City Council on helicopter noise.”

••• From Tribeca Tap House: “We are partnering with City Harvest to have a Food Drive throughout the month of November, and on Friday, November 13, we are having a Kickoff Party —as an incentive, anyone who donates a minimum of two items (or a $10 cash donation) will receive a wristband giving them access to happy hour all night! We will continue this throughout November on Mondays and Friday nights.” Details here.

••• Press release: “Pen Parentis Literary Salons celebrate the holiday season on December 8 with a mingling soirée featuring live music by award-winning jazz guitarist Wilson Montuori, wine and appetizers compliments of the Andaz Wall Street, and stories from three top-shelf authors: Morowa Yejidé, Scott Nadelson, and Kamy Wicoff. […] RSVP is highly recommended through”

Mr Green Bean••• Press release: “The magic of the natural world comes to life at the Horticultural Society of New York’s very first Annual Green Bean Holiday Bash on Saturday, December 5 at BMCC. Celebrating with family friendly activities for any age, the Bash features unique educational activities that encourage children and their parents to explore the wonderful world of insects and plants. Enjoy an afternoon of games, food, and music as well as crafts for the family to take home and share for the holidays. Don’t forget to pose for a photo with the Hort’s mascot, Mr. Green Bean! Proceeds from the event support the Hort’s programs to improve and beautify low-income communities throughout the city and help make New York ‘greener.’ For more information and tickets, visit”