Seen & Heard: Naturino Kids’ Shoe Store Is Open

••• A PR rep for Stellar Management (which owns Independence Plaza North) says that the Greenwich Street sidewalk construction is for routine repairs, and the sidewalk won’t look much different when the work is done.

••• The Naturino kids’ shoe store on Reade has soft-opened. Full report to come….

Naturino store Tribeca••• And the Pret a Manger on Chambers appears to be opening today. This photo is from yesterday; when I walked by this morning, there were people and balloons inside.

Pret a Manger on Chambers••• Party this Saturday at 388 Broadway for “a new ‘urban’ holiday,” National Patrón Papi Day.

••• 3 World Trade Center continues to get glassed.

3 World Trade Center••• Maybe this has been possible for a while, but the other day I noticed that you can get a decent look at the plazas to the north and south of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub Oculus. The north side, as seen from “Greenwich Street”:

WTC Oculus north plaza from memorialAnd the south side, as seen from Church:

WTC Oculus south plaza from Church