Newsletter: Sept. 28

West Street in the 1980sWHEN TRIBECA WAS SMALL (PART 2)
In the 1980s, before the condos came in earnest, western Tribeca was home to parking lots, gas stations, a diner, and Cremoland butter.

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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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The FleaNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: THE FLEA THEATER
The new Flea is 25 percent larger than its previous incarnation, but the mission remains unchanged: to raise a “joyful hell in a small space.” Take a look inside.

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Saks Fifth AvenueYOU’RE INVITED: SAKS HOLIDAY BREAKFAST
From November 25 through December 31, delight in a wonderful holiday breakfast celebration with Snow White, Prince Charming, and her friend Dopey at our Fifth Avenue store in New York. Purchase tickets here. Sponsored.

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62 LaightAND THE NEW TENANT AT DYLAN PRIME IS…
A Tribeca business is relocating within the neighborhood, taking over the former dining room at Dylan Prime.

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TamidSPEND YOM KIPPUR DOWNTOWN WITH TAMID
Your Downtown Community of families and friends invite you to join Tamid for Yom Kippur this Friday night and Saturday. Come share the most sacred day of the year in programs for young children, youth, families, and interfaith families at the 9/11 Chapel (Broadway and Fulton) within easy walking distance from your home in Tribeca, Battery Park City, and the Financial District. Please review our schedule of Yom Kippur gatherings and make your reservations here. Happy New Year from Tamid! Sponsored.

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102 FranklinSEEN & HEARD
••• 9/25: Canal Park Inn has been shut down. Plus: “Star Trek” promotion; children’s portraiture; a new show of paintings by Il Lee; more info on the Louis Vuitton pop-up museum; sad turn for Bouley-related landscaping.
••• 9/26: Pompeii martini. Plus: Why that big S. is on the second floor of 102 Franklin (above); a new dance studio; another Mulberry & Vine; 60 Hudson windows now feature Tribeca artist Dianna Talan; Rosemarie Castoro exhibit.
••• 9/27: Citi stripes. Plus: Sailing benefit for Hurricane Irma victims; F/A-18 flyover; temporary mural going up at the World Trade Center; Brazilian art.

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Dance in TribecaCOME DANCE WITH US AT OUR GRAND OPENING!
You’re invited to the official grand opening of Dance In Tribeca‘s new studio at 100 Reade! During the first hour (6-7 p.m.), enjoy performances from our dance professionals and students. And then it’s time for you to move with our class demos: Zumba (7-7:45 p.m.), Contemporary Fusion (8-8:45 p.m.), and Afro Dance (8:50-9:30 p.m.). Finish out the night at our afterparty, and you’ll be dancing your way home. RSVP here. For more information on our studio and classes, visit @danceintribeca. Sponsored.

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courtesy Ilysa WinickIN THE NEWS
••• 9/25: Ilysa Winick’s kidney donor (above). Plus: The amount of driving by city workers has skyrocketed under de Blasio; men sue after escalator malfunction at the Oculus; 9/11 photos more likely thrown away than stolen; area thefts.
••• 9/26: Serious oysters. Plus: Storefront digital ads that track viewers’ demographics; art event on the Staten Island Ferry; overheard in Tribeca.

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Bubby's by John DonohueTHE SKETCHBOOKS OF JOHN DONOHUE
John Donohue has only just begun his quest to draw “All the Restaurants in New York,” but as you can tell from the seven he has done in our area, it’s already producing charming results.

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