In the News: More on the Forthcoming Jewish Deli

••• When I heard about the Ducks Eatery folks’ plan for a restaurant at 11 Park Place, I reached out to them—but they evidently preferred to talk to Eater. It will be called Harry & Ida’s Luncheonette, and “It will be more old-school delicatessen [than Harry & Ida’s in the East Village], but at the same time have a much stronger emphasis on sustainability, healthier food, and financial accessibility,” said Will Horowitz. They’re hoping to open by mid-June.

••• The New York Post‘s Q&A with New York Ranger Brady Skjei says that he and teammate Jimmy Vesey live in Tribeca, but they clearly live in Battery Park City.

••• “First responders rushed to the PATH train station inside the World Trade Center’s Oculus early Thursday when an escalator inside suddenly broke down, leaving at least two people with minor injuries.” —New York Daily News

••• Residents of 71 Nassau are putting up a fight about potential noise from an adjacent co-working space called The Assemblage. —Tribeca Trib

••• The Trump Soho “restaurant operator, Koi, an international chainlet of sushi spots for beautiful people, is shuttering its outpost there. […] ‘Before Trump won we were doing great. There were a lot of people we had, our regulars, who’d go to the hotel but are not affiliated with Trump,’ says Jonathan Grullon, a busser and host who has worked at the restaurant for a year and a half. ‘And they were saying if he wins, we are not coming here anymore.'” Busser and host? —Grub Street

••• A profile of David Kratz, head of the New York Academy of Art. —New York Times

••• “An attacker stabbed and slashed a man in the face as he walked from a train station in the Financial District.” It was at Bridge and Whitehall. —DNAinfo

••• One of the designers whose work is on display at the Kips Bay Decorators Show House is “Ken Fulk’s Flower Factory, part of the design team overseen by Ken Fulk, the home stager turned event planner turned Silicon Valley decorator, who works out of a 15,000-square-foot former S-and-M leather factory in San Francisco,”—where performance reviews must’ve been intense—”as well as a loft in Tribeca.” —New York Times



  1. I live in North Battery Park City, and outside of NYC, I tell people I live “on the edge of Tribeca”.