Newsletter: Jan. 8

Lower Manhattan Community ChurchGrecaNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: GRECA
“This is more casual than what we’re doing at the Greek,” says restaurateur Tom Galis. Indeed, there is no table service at Greca: You order from the bakery, “fetabar,” or bar, and sit wherever you like. Take a look around.

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205 HudsonMORE ON THE PLAN FOR THE AMERICAN FLATBREAD SPACE
It doesn’t seem a stretch to deduce that the restaurant will be kosher.

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Dance in TribecaCOME HAVE FUN & DANCE WITH US AT OUR OPEN HOUSE!
You’re invited to the Open House of Dance In Tribeca‘s new studio at 100 Reade! We are excited to celebrate a brand new start with all of you, and will be hosting a free event on Friday, January 19th, from 6 to 9 p.m., along with Saturday 20th, for a special celebration for children from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. We will be offering free demo classes for all levels. Come and dance with us to the sounds of different rhythms and music of Zumba, Disco, Afro, Hip Hop and lot of other surprising styles. RSVP here. For more information on our studio and classes, visit @danceintribeca. Sponsored.

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Baxter & LiebchenBAXTER & LIEBCHEN IS CLOSING ITS STORE
The company, which specializes in midcentury Scandinavian design, will continue to operate online. But for the store’s last few weeks, there’s a huge sale.

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courtesy Balloon SaloonSEEN & HEARD
••• 1/4: Opening date for the Lymbr stretching studio. Plus: European-style credit-card processing at Nobu; peeking inside the chocolate store coming to the World Trade Center mall; the Tribeca Meet & Greet is Tuesday; Pen Parentis poetry night.
••• 1/5: Card-only café chain. Plus: Balloon Saloon at play in the storm (above); 187 Franklin in the snow; price list for treatments at Jill Lindsey; the American Heart Association’s rush-hour event.

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Reade Street PrepTHE TAKEOVER OF READE STREET CONTINUES
Reade Street Prep is opening a second preschool campus.

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CHambers Street stationIN THE NEWS
••• 1/5: City to demolish historic Seaport building. Plus: A new neighborhood emergency-response team; curtailing development in the Two Bridges area; subway decay; kakigori at Canal Street Market; the history of 20 Exchange Place.

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

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Welcome to TweeBeCaWELCOME TO TWEEBECA
Can you believe what @soandso tweeted about Tribeca?

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