Newsletter: Nov. 13

L'Angolo12 WarrenNEW BUILDING REPORT CARD: 12 WARREN
Is the distinctive new condominium at 12 Warren better than what preceded it? Does it add to or detract from the neighborhood? That depends on whom you ask.

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A Uno TribecaSHOP FOR THE HOLIDAYS
A Uno Tribeca has great ideas for holiday gifts. You’ll find colorful scarves, cozy hats, stylish gloves, and more. 123 West Broadway (at Duane); 212-227-6233. Shop your local businesses and save your community. Sponsored.

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221 W. BroadwayTHE DEBATE OVER TOWN STAGES
Town Stages’s cultural programs weren’t controversial when presented to Community Board 1 and neighboring residents. To fund them, however, the organization will serve as an event space at night, hosting weddings, benefits, and other functions. Stymied by CB1—which is now actively opposing the liquor license—Town Stages is going straight to the State Liquor Authority.

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REVEALED: TRIBECA’S WILDEST NEW BUILDING
The best look so far at 187 Franklin: If you walk by to check it out yourself, note the way the oblique windows catch the reflections of various buildings—and how the effect changes as you move.

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109 W. BroadwayTWO RESTAURANTS IN ONE
The former Super Linda space will be home to two distinct establishments—A Summer Day Café upstairs, Holy Ground downstairs.

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388 GreenwichSEEN & HEARD
••• 11/9: Community Board 1’s 16-day street fair. Plus: A water tower under construction; local couple’s mission to get kids into nature; Tribeca Art+Culture Night is [this] week; Laughing Man’s pour-over coffee bar; “Black List” shoot.
••• 11/10: Showroom sample sale. Plus: The age of the Reade Street Pub building; run-in with a television crew; Town Stages update; new Skyscraper Museum exhibit on Lower Manhattan in the 1990s; writers talking about health; Battery Park City community meeting.
••• 11/11: 40-foot-tall sculptural canopy on Pier 17. Plus: The mysterious animal on W. Broadway; Jay Street tenant left; part of Franklin Place might get granite sidewalks; exhibit of paintings of old photos; “Blue Steel” shoot.
••• 11/12: Citigroup’s mismatched glass (above). Plus: Red Wing Shoes pop-up at Grown & Sewn; changes coming to the Il Mulino storefront; “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at the Flea; new acupuncturist office.

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Neon tacosWHERE IN TRIBECA…?
Congratulations to Jessica Lep for correctly identifying last week’s Where in Tribeca…? Click the link to discover the answer.

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141 W. BroadwayIN THE NEWS
••• 11/9: Puffy’s back in the day. Plus: Sifting through the election results; an adorable building on W. Broadway (above); more photos of restored Broadway landmark; new renderings for Greenwich Street tower; health effects of 9/11.
••• 11/11: Beach Street construction complaints. Plus: Local resident serving in the U.S. Army; the problems at Calypso St. Barth; when Pearl Paint was small; Canal Street Market vendor shuts down.

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