Seen & Heard: Austrian Bakery Update

••• Congratulations to locally owned soup company Good Stock: It’s opening imminently inside UrbanSpace food hall near Grand Central, joining Roberta’s, Mile End, and others. “We are going to be open seven days a week,” says soup entrepreneur Ben LeBlanc. “We’ll be offering four to five soups and two salads. Customer favorites such as fried chicken and andouille gumbo; short rib chili; and roasted tomato soup are going to be mainstays, with the last one or two soups rotating on a daily basis.”

tomato-soup-courtesy-good-stock••• Star Wars fans will want to visit Rag & Bone‘s new men’s store….

storm-trooper-at-rag-and-bone-tribeca••• Añejo is having an all-day Day of the Dead party on November 1 with drink specials, music, a photo booth, and food: “Don’t have a costume? No worries. Añejo will have a Mexican sugar skull artist to paint guests’ faces from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.”

courtesy-anejo••• The Friends of Washington Market Park’s jack-o’-lantern contest is Saturday.

washington-market-park-jack-olantern-contest••• Martin Auer says he is still planning on opening a Martin Auer Bakehouse at 249 Church (next to Two Hands).

249 Church or 65 Leonard••• Gotta admire the atrtsy Halloween decoration at 146 Franklin….