Newsletter: Sept. 21

Tribeca Veterinary WellnessNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: TRIBECA VETERINARY WELLNESS
The opening of Tribeca Veterinary Wellness—a full-service hospital for dogs and cats—marks the return of Dr. Jennifer Berg to the area. “I want this to be the kind of place where everyone will hold the door open for everyone else,” she says. Read all about it.

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Best FriendsSTRUT YOUR MUTT IS COMING TO TRIBECA!
Animal lovers across the city are hitting the streets on behalf of homeless pets this fall. Join Best Friends Animal Society, fellow community members and their canine companions for the annual Strut Your Mutt event on October 7 at Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 in Tribeca. It’s a dog walk, festival and lifesaving fundraiser all rolled into one. Come out and help save the lives of cats and dogs in New York City. Register at strutyourmutt.org/NYC today! Sponsored.

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Chick-fil-A renderingCHICK-FIL-A’S BIGGEST-EVER RESTAURANT WILL BE IN FIDI
The Chick-fil-A fast-food chain’s “largest and most intricately designed restaurant in the country” will be five floors, with rooftop seating and a semi-private meeting space.

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108-110 FranklinSEEN & HEARD
••• 9/18: Activity at the former Dylan Prime. Plus: Parkour classes for kids; Broadway condo sales office (and narrow entryway); donate a gently used bra to help fight sex trafficking; meeting about Peck Slip park design; BMCC pool delay.
••• 9/19: Blue Bottle is open at the 9/11 Memorial. Plus: The sidewalk shed at Independence Plaza; fireworks; Tunnel to Towers run is this weekend; Newark airport buses now leaving from Hudson Square; feminist kitsch at R & Company.
••• 9/20: $5 bills at ATMs. Plus: Benefit party for those affected by hurricanes in Texas and Florida; cast-iron decorative elements (above); neat old shoe repair sign; vacant retail space on Franklin; storefront paint job; Heyday expands again.

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1WTC by Albert LeeNOSY NEIGHBOR
“Up until recently, 1 World Trade Center’s entire spire was one color. Now there are two distinct white bands. I’m wondering whether that’s functional or if the rest of the spire is going to be white?” —Albert Lee (whose photo is above). The answer.

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Woolworth penthouse renderingIN THE NEWS
••• 9/18: Ward III is reopening soon. Plus: The racket of suing business owners over disabled access; former Shake Shack employee files lawsuit alleging hazards at the Fulton Center location; the city’s most vulnerable Duane Reade?
••• 9/19: Democratic Party shenanigans (party leaders essentially chose who should get Daniel Squadron’s seat). Plus: More questionable Albany behavior; Shake Shack opening in the West Village; Tamid to unveil Torah written by a woman.
••• 9/20: Woolworth Building penthouse on the market for $110 million (rendering above). Plus: Sifting through school-related data; the city established an Office of Nightlife; 66-story Fulton Street tower has topped out.

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courtesy Club PilatesANOTHER PILATES STUDIO IS OPENING HERE
The Club Pilates chain’s first Manhattan studio will be in Tribeca.

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Subway closed signANOTHER SUBWAY SANDWICH SHOP HAS CLOSED
It’s part of what appears to be a larger die-off: Two other Subways in this area have closed this year, and another one has a “for rent” sign in the window.

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Pier 17THE BEST LOOK SO FAR AT PIER 17
People had evidently grown to think the old mall’s maritime accents were cheesy, but at least it tried to fit in. This building doesn’t appear to give a whit.

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