Newsletter: Feb. 1

Mudville30 Park PlaceNINE SIX MYSTERY STOREFRONTS
A lot of previously vacant storefronts appear to be the site of activity—the “for lease” sign has been taken down and/or the windows have been papered over. Anyone know who’s moving in?

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courtesy Core Power YogaTHREE MYSTERY STOREFRONTS SOLVED!
••• New yoga studio on Hudson: Core Power Yoga (above) has more than 170 studios across the country, including two in New York City.
••• New menswear showroom on Harrison: Alton Lane is one of the new wave of custom menswear brands, where you can get measured and choose fabrics in person, and then reorder online.
••• New gallery on White: Art dealer Ales Ortuzar, formerly of David Zwirner, is going out on his own, focusing on modern and contemporary art.

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Kids' Summer Activities in Tribeca / SponsoredSUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS IN TRIBECA
The longest days of the year can get really long if you have a bored child hanging around. Keep ‘em occupied—and happy!—with these excellent neighborhood options for summer. (Photo courtesy Church Street School for Music and Art.) Sponsored.

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Dig InnDIG INN IS OPENING ON GREENWICH STREET
The Dig Inn restaurant chain already has locations in Hudson Square, Soho, FiDi (two), and Battery Park City, and soon it’ll add Tribeca to the list.

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courtesy CadillacSEEN & HEARD
••• 1/29: Cadillac causes consternation (above). Plus: Frenchette could open within weeks; self-checkout at Eataly; Luke’s Lobster is opening at a local food court; the new chocolate shop inside Le District.
••• 1/30: Frenchette signage. Plus: “No standing” signs removed from Franklin Place; New York Vintners project is still raw; commissary kitchen on Reade closed; Italian shoe company opened a Soho store; “Billions” and “Law & Order: SVU” shoots.
••• 1/31: “Tribeca Then and Now” exhibit. Plus: Conflicting reports about storefront at Hudson and Duane; twin-towered 565 Broome; New York Vintners is holding classes at Terroir; still no sign for renamed Trump Soho hotel; “Billions” shoot.

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Claudine Williams PhotographyCLAUDINE WILLIAMS PHOTOGRAPHY
Claudine Williams Photography is a full-service photography studio specializing in portraits for families, individuals as well as personal and professional branding. Sponsored.

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courtesy Hungry GhostIN THE NEWS
••• 1/29: Rampant cheating at Stuyvesant. Plus: The folks who create advertising murals the old-fashioned way; Municipal Building plaza to get a pay toilet.
••• 1/30: Hungry Ghost says it’s opening a café here (above). Plus: A Tribecan on what the Goop Health summit was like; the argument against the changes to 140 Broadway’s landmarked plaza; Jerry Nadler spoke to Community Board 1; 23 Wall is stalled.

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courtesy LaserAwayANOTHER ENTRANT IN THE SELF-CARE BOOM
LaserAway’s 38th shop nationwide will be on Duane Street, offering laser hair removal, tattoo removal, and skin care.

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