Newsletter: Oct. 2

Patrick McGrathTCQ&A: PATRICK MCGRATH
The acclaimed author of Asylum, Spider, and now The Wardrobe Mistress has lived in the area for 34 years. He shares his favorite restaurants, the most romantic spot around, the new building he doesn’t like, and more.

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Mandarin SeedsGIVE YOUR PRESCHOOLER A HEAD START IN LEARNING MANDARIN!
Come learn what it is like to immerse your child in a Chinese speaking world right in the heart of Tribeca! Find out why the Ya-Ya Immersion program at Mandarin Seeds is the most popular program for families who are passionate about Chinese language and culture. The rich and engaging curriculum is designed by experienced native speaking educators who specialize in teaching Mandarin to children. RSVP online today for the Open House on Thursday, 10/19, at 6 pm! Visit us at www.mandarinseeds.com. Sponsored.

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Vestry StreetCLOSE-UP: VESTRY STREET
The patterns, details, textures, and scars that give Vestry Street—and Tribeca in general—its character.

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Woolworth ToursWOOLWORTH TOURS SALUTES OPEN HOUSE NEW YORK
Woolworth Tours is proud to participate in this year’s Open House New York—the 15th-anniversary edition—along with three other Cass Gilbert Buildings: The Alexander Hamilton Custom House, The Thurgood Marshall Courthouse, and The Brooklyn Army Terminal. Tours of the Woolworth Building’s magnificent vintage lobby are available daily; reserve at WoolworthTours.com. Sponsored.

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CitigroupSEEN & HEARD
••• 9/28: Buddha Bar update. Plus: Vin Sur Vingt wine bar to open on Monday; Smorgasburg on Canal Street now has booze; pop-up event space to empower women; the Joel Shapiro sculpture in Tribeca.
••• 9/29: Citi’s plaza opens [this] week (above). Plus: Rag & Bone anniversary sale; the southern Oculus plaza at the World Trade Center; Cortlandt Way is out from under the sidewalk shed; Blue Bottle across from the 9/11 Memorial.
••• 9/30: De Blasio’s “placard reform” is a joke. Plus: Vin Sur Vingt reportedly opened last night; how to help street trees; DanceBody does some venting; no word on when Breads Bakery might debut; Spring Place private club is expanding; a good source for nuts?
••• 10/1: NYPD parking in the bike lane. Plus: Adorable chairs at R & Company; fundraiser for Puerto Rico; performance and talk on magic and the law; “Bull” and “Succession” shoots.

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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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Pier 17 renderingIN THE NEWS
••• 9/28: Margaret Chin’s win is official. Plus: Pier 17’s proposed canopy still needs to get Landmarks approval (rendering above); possible new ferry to the southern tip of Staten Island; digital ads coming to subway cars and stations.

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JCPCELEBRATE SUKKOT — JCP’s SUKKAH ON DUANE
From October 4 to 11, come together in the Sukkah at the Jewish Community Project (146 Duane) for festive events, including Friday Evening Services, Tot Shabbat, and a Sukkot Musical Mashup. Bring your lunch and enjoy daily activities, including PJ Library stories, arts and crafts, and board games. See the full calendar of events for dates, times and RSVP info. Sponsored.

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Where in Tribeca...?WHERE IN TRIBECA…?
Congratulations to Andrea for correctly identifying last week’s Where in Tribeca…? Click the link to discover the answer.

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