Newsletter: Nov. 20

L'AngoloShopboyNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: SHOPBOY
Kendall Khanna and Desmond Brooks have opened a new tailoring shop, Shopboy. “People are always asking Desmond for a recommendation, and the dry cleaner is usually the only option,” says Khanna.

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Woolworth ToursCHRISTMAS AT THE WOOLWORTH BUILDING
Come experience the magic: This beloved masterpiece by architect Cass Gilbert opened in 1913 and was the tallest building in the world for 17 years. Long-closed except to its tenants, its magnificent vintage lobby is now open daily for public and private group tours by pre-registration only at www.WoolworthTours.com. Sponsored.

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1 World Trade CenterNOSY NEIGHBOR
“These voids appeared in the surface of 1 World Trade Center months ago. Any idea what they’re for?” —J. The answer.

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The Live Well CompanyNEW HAPPENINGS AT THE LIVE WELL COMPANY
••• Check out Shaved Ape Sunday at The Live Well Company. It’s boot camp done the right way: You’ll learn how to move well and build a foundation for true strength and a sound body all while getting a kick-ass workout. $30 cash, every Sunday at 10 a.m.
••• Exclusively for fitness professionals, we offer Kinstretch Classes every Wednesday with the wonderful Zach Deckelbaum at 1 p.m. ($10). Learn how to make your body work the way it should and how to help others do the same.
••• Our second-annual Fit Festival is Sunday, December 3! This fun exercise/shopping experience produced by IronStrong Jewelry has great fitness-inspired gifts for the holidays, a sweaty dance party, lots of free goodies to take home! Tickets available here. Sponsored.

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Scaffolding screenshotSCAFFOLDING ON THE RAMPAGE
Watch this terrifying video (by Vinrockz, via NY1) of scaffolding banging against one of the Independence Plaza towers during [yesterday’s] high winds.

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Ward IIISEEN & HEARD
••• 11/16: Ward III is finally reopening (above). Plus: Park Place tower pokes above street level; World Trade Center mall restaurant has closed; progress at wild Franklin Street townhouse; two options for toy drives; Nike and “Bull” shoots.
••• 11/17: Dean & Deluca is closer to being a deli. Plus: City agencies’ actions on commandeered sidewalks at stalled hotel side; advice on how to complain about late-night construction; Hudson Square expansion plans; Nancy Pantirer show.
••• 11/18: Another small business at risk. Plus: Shopping on Consort’s lower level; Century 21’s cheap new prescription eyeglasses; forum of candidates for city council speaker; Brookfield Place eyewear shop opening date; fourth shoot this week; Tribeca in the Times crossword.

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1 WhiteIN THE NEWS
••• 11/16: A history of drivers on the bike path. Plus: The building at 1 White is now on the market; Century 21 owner lists Battery Park City penthouse; if grand old 55 Wall could talk.

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Where in Tribeca...?WHERE IN TRIBECA…?
Congratulations to 56 Leonard for correctly identifying last week’s Where in Tribeca…? Click the link to discover the answer.

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Franklin PlaceCLOSE-UP: FRANKLIN PLACE
The patterns, details, textures, and scars that give Franklin Place—and Tribeca in general—its character.

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