Newsletter: Oct. 9

Downtown AllianceVin Sur VingtNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: VIN SUR VINGT
At Vin Sur Vingt, now open in a cozy space on W. Broadway, the emphasis is squarely on wine: 50 by the glass and nearly 300 by the bottle, and all of it is French. Check out the interior and food menu.

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Pier 26 renderingTHE REVISED DESIGN FOR PIER 26
A fresh look at the ambitious plan for the Hudson River Park pier, where construction is slated to start next year.

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Pier 26 playgrond renderingTHE VERY FISHY PLAYGROUND
The forthcoming playground at Pier 26 has been redesigned to center on two very large sturgeon. Here are more renderings than you can imagine.

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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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Tribe School renderingWEWORK IS CO-LAUNCHING A TRIBECA SCHOOL
The Tribe School will not only be Chabad of Tribeca/Soho’s first elementary school program, it’ll also be “the first iteration of WeWork’s educational endeavor; a network of conscious entrepreneurial schools that will be launching around the world.” Noted architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group is doing the design.

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143 Fulton litterSEEN & HEARD
••• 10/5: Big new eye-care office. Plus: Open House New York tickets; Jamaican food truck; pregnancy-related art exhibit; TV and commercial shoots; literary salon.
••• 10/6: Styrofoam snowstorm (above). Plus: The backward street numbers on Reade; the inconsistency of Tribeca addresses; where to donate items for Puerto Rico; another F/A-18 flyover; Paris Review reading at Aesop.
••• 10/7: A peek inside Il Mulino. Plus: Activity reported at dormant hotel site in northwest Tribeca; R & Company’s pop-up exhibit of art carpets; 91 Leonard started getting windows; a doorman’s parking privilege.

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CitigroupCORRECTION
In last Thursday’s newsletter, I bungled the link for the post about Citigroup’s new plaza. This should work better.

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courtesy Lower Manhattan Community Middle SchoolIN THE NEWS
••• 10/5: The Trump Soho stink. Plus: Clocktower condo spat resolved; spurned candidate goes after Democratic Party boss; 1 White now for rent; Battery Park City Authority is reviewing its parks; new Spanish restaurant; rendering of 30-story building on Greenwich.
••• 10/6: The hypocrisy behind “Fearless Girl.” Plus: The sexual-harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein; FiDi school has a “comfort dog” (above); Cuomo created a panel on congestion pricing; Battery Park City’s needs.

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

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