Newsletter: Feb. 5

Trader Joe's Soho by A.PROGRESS AT TRADER JOE’S SOHO STORE
I’ve been watching the wrong storefront: The Trader Joe’s in Soho is opening on Spring, not at the corner of Sixth Avenue. You’ll be digging into a tub of Crispy Crunch Chocolate Chip Cookies before you know it.

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56 Leonard renderingWHY 56 LEONARD’S SCULPTURE IS DELAYED
Last week, I asked whether anyone knew the status of Anish Kapoor’s sculpture at 56 Leonard. Handily, someone forwarded a recent communication from the fabricator.

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200 LibertyCOMMUNITY BOARD 1’S FEBRUARY AGENDAS
What’s being discussed this month: Laughing Man wants to expand its Street Seats; Citigroup construction; more retail at Brookfield Place (above)?; Bogardus Plaza weekend work; more wi-fi kiosks; Sons of Thunder opening FiDi restaurant; ADA ramps; 52 Thomas rooftop compressors (above). Read the annotated agendas.

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13-17 LaightSEEN & HEARD
••• 2/1: What’s happening at the Tribeca Cinemas building (above)? Plus: Sixth Avenue pocket park is open; the sliced-off corner of 11 Beach; Worth Street reconstruction; gym’s new Muybridge mural; Maybelline shoot.
••• 2/2: Bottega Falai closed. Plus: A glimpse of the single-family home under construction on Greenwich; reader seeks managing agent recommendations; historical rent data; manhole advertising.
••• 2/3: Taste of Tribeca is May 19. Plus: Cosmetics store closed at the World Trade Center mall; Brushstroke Noodle Bar is serving lunch two days a week; Jackie Robinson Museum is feeling optimistic; “Quantico” TV shoot; pop-up showroom on Broadway.
••• 2/4: Chinese delivery recommendations? Plus: Work has started on 1 World Trade Center’s eastern plaza; a store is closing (and another opened) at the World Trade Center mall; many additions to Community Board 1’s February agendas; Soho Photo shows.

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IbizaIBIZA IS CLOSING
The women’s clothing boutique lasted just over two years. It was in the Village for 40 years before moving to Duane Street in 2015.

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100 BarclayIN THE NEWS
••• 2/1: “The mayor of Tribeca.” Plus: When the Underground Railroad ran through Tribeca; Aziz Ansari’s Franklin Street apartment; Soho Rep is about to reopen; mugging victim hunts down attacker; history of a Lispenard Street building; Whole Foods misery.
••• 2/2: Penthouse listed for $59 million (above). Plus: New Racines chef on his plans for the restaurant; proposed changes to 140 Broadway plaza tabled for now; politicians push city to start up Seaport redevelopment talks; FiDi street co-naming effort.

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

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