Newsletter: Oct. 5

FIRST LOOK: CITIGROUP’S NEW PLAZA
Citigroup opened its new plaza a day early, and it’s quite pleasant. The main features are an oval lawn in the southeast corner, a reflecting pool, long wooden benches, a handful of café tables and chairs, and two large communal tables.

························

LashLoveNYCA NEW EYELASH EXTENSION SALON IN TRIBECA
At LashLoveNYC, our mission is to enhance your natural beauty. Our certified, highly experienced technicians consult with each client to recommend the type of lash extension that best suits her features. For our grand opening at 130 Church Street (between Warren and Murray), we have special offers: Mink Half Set $40 (regularly $80), for which we apply 60 pieces per eye; Natural Set $60 (regularly $100), 80 pieces per eye; Full Set $89 (regularly $120), 100 pieces per eye. And all other services are 20 percent off. Make your appointment now by calling 212-349-5274 or visiting us online. Sponsored.

························

courtesy Christopher MarteCHIN VS. MARTE: ROUND 2
After nearly beating Margaret Chin in the Democratic primary, Christopher Marte will try again in the general election on November 7.

························

Stribling························

Calypso St. BarthCALYPSO ST. BARTH HAS CLOSED ITS TRIBECA BOUTIQUE
“Seems sudden since inside looks like it’s still stocked and decorated,” reports G. (The above photo is old but appropriate.)

························

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.

························

courtesy the BeekmanIN THE NEWS
••• 10/2: Lawsuit over Franklin Place. Plus: Theoretical floating garage proposed for Holland Tunnel off-ramp circle; how TV personality Savannah Guthrie spends her Sundays; smoking weed with Rohan Marley; armed robbery suspect; Streetsense question; an ode to the Nike store building.
••• 10/3: Inside the Beekman Hotel’s turrets  (above). Plus: Greenwich Hotel security is armed; David-vs.-Goliath battle at the World Trade Center mall; new ferry to (and hopefully from) Jersey City; how “Tribute in Light” affects bird behavior; arrests in placard fraud; call for high-school safety measures.
••• 10/4: Placard abusers arrested. Plus: New study says Whole Foods prices are barely lower since Amazon took over; residents opposed to design for Peck Slip Park; slashing and thefts; pop-up in graffitied building on Bowery.

························

courtesy Good StockSEEN & HEARD
••• 10/2: Long lines at Whole Foods. Plus: Army recruiter parking illegally; Tribeca kids competing on “Chopped Junior”; a new beer bar on Sixth Ave.; Brooklyn Diamond opening a cafe in Soho; “Like Father” shoot.
••• 10/3: Peeking inside Frenchette. Plus: Another restaurant stopped taking cash (above); suspicious placard on Reade Street Pub & Kitchen’s car; Ever After and the Westside on Reade; more on the Franklin Place situation; Sage Fitness now in FiDi.
••• 10/4: Activity at a former Subway shop. Plus: A glimpse of what might be in store for the former Tribeca Cinemas building; Bâtard dropped lunch service; 56 Leonard’s metallic curtains; Village Voice’s newspaper boxes; free plants from the Downtown Alliance; more thoughts on the Nike store building in Soho.

························

137 DuaneCOMMUNITY BOARD 1’S OCTOBER AGENDAS
What’s being discussed: A code of conduct for film shoots; Bogardus Plaza construction update; changes to 137 Duane (above); hotel liquor licenses; making Park Row friendlier to cyclists and pedestrians; more. Read the annotated agendas.

························

Thomas Hayes + CipraNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: THOMAS HAYES STUDIO + CIPRA
After becoming established as a dealer of vintage furniture, Thomas Hayes launched a line inspired by midcentury modern and Brazilian design. Now, in a partnership with gallerist Rick Cipra, he has opened a showroom on Hudson.

························

Comments are closed.