Newsletter: Nov. 2

RAMPAGE ON THE HUDSON RIVER BIKE PATH
••• The initial post: Eight people were killed and eleven injured after a man drove a truck on the bike path that runs along West Street.
••• Follow-up #1: A follow-up about the attacker, his motives, the victims, and the 1st Precinct officer who shot him.
••• Follow-up #2: Two of the people killed were American, and three of the injured have been released from the hospital. Plus: More on the motivations and planning of Saipov, who had been on federal agents’ radar since 2015, and more details about his capture.

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KettleSpaceCONVENIENT NEIGHBORHOOD COWORKING
KettleSpace partners with the city’s best restaurants to convert their spaces into a network of flexible and affordable coworking and meeting spaces. Our first and flagship location is Tribeca’s own Distilled NY (at 211 W Broadway) and we have other spaces across the city. Unlimited complimentary coffee, tea, snacks, blazing fast wifi, and more are included. So get out of your apartment—stop working at Starbucks—and try us completely free for 7 days right here. Sponsored.

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153 FranklinTAYLOR SWIFT BOUGHT A TRIBECA TOWNHOUSE
The three-story building at 153 Franklin sold in an off-market deal to a lawyer linked to singer Taylor Swift, who also owns the penthouse next door.

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93 WorthOPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY 1:30-2:30 Stunning corner unit with southern and eastern exposures at 93 Worth Street – A beautifully converted TriBeCa prewar condo. To view, contact Eric Brown at Eric.brown@compass.com or 917-940-0676. Sponsored.

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Antiqueria TribecaANTIQUERIA TRIBECA IS CLOSING AFTER 17 YEARS
The bright side is a big sale, on now, with deep discounts.

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Poke GreenNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: POKE GREEN
The third outpost of the nascent Poke Green chain has opened on Greenwich Street; any day now, it’ll also offer roll-and-fold ice cream. Take a look at the interior and menu.

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Fred Astaire Dance Studio Downtown New YorkSHALL WE DANCE?
Fred Astaire Dance Studio Downtown New York has opened in Tribeca. Offering a First Private Introductory Lesson, Group Lesson, and Practice Party just for $40. Learn the basics of Ballroom, Latin and Social dancing! No partner necessary! Don’t worry if you have a busy schedule—our studio is open 7 days a week! Monday-Friday 1-10 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-267-9500, nydowntown@fredastaire.com. Sponsored.

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Sugar House Prison WindowSEEN & HEARD
••• 10/30: “New York’s Archaeological Sandwich.” Plus: More on how businesses can protect themselves from ADA abuse; the old prison window behind the Municipal Building (above); what’s inside a phone booth; “Little Faith” shoot; Taste of Lower Manhattan event.
••• 10/31: Ice rink opens this weekend. Plus: Longstanding sidewalk shed on Broadway finally coming down; second-favorite Halloween decoration this year; 187 Franklin balconies; Soho Rep reopening forecast; Spring Studios advisory council.
••• 11/1: Still no activity at Trader Joe’s. Plus: Collister Street was closed for a private Halloween party; a good source for nuts (but it’s in Brooklyn); beautiful restoration on Canal; local artist Todd Stone; “The Black List” shoot.

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courtesy Municipal Arts SocietyIN THE NEWS
••• 10/30: City of shadow (above). Plus: Bouley won’t reopen for at least two years; anti-dancing law to be repealed this week; Weinstein Company consolidation; Roman and Williams opening a store on Howard; artist Toni Dove; remembering James F. Gill.
••• 10/31: Apple’s showroom on Duane. Plus: Cops helped a Duane Reade stanch the flood of stolen merchandise; Q&A with the owner of the 180 store; Korean restaurant opening in the Seaport; Graffiti Earth’s sister appears to have closed.
••• 11/1: The New Yorker who was killed in the attack. Plus: Person of interest sought for questioning; now New York City could have protected people; Century 21’s attempt to lure millennials; the forthcoming restaurant at the Trump Soho hotel; condo development at Leonard and Broadway.

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