Newsletter: Feb. 8

Taylor SwiftTAYLOR SWIFT BOUGHT YET ANOTHER APARTMENT
After someone dramatically overpaid for #2N at 155 Franklin, the Tribeca Citizen community deduced that the buyer was likely musician Taylor Swift. (You read it here first!) And then the New York Post confirmed it—which means Swift has spent nearly $50 million on property on one block of Franklin Street.

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LymbrNEW KID ON THE BLOCK: LYMBR
Lymbr is a new chain of stretching studios where therapists isolate specific muscles with short, active stretches no longer than two seconds each, rather than static or sustained stretches that can lead to injury. Read all about it.

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Happy Valentines Day! Tribeca Health & Fitness is offering one-month complimentary memberships to residents of Tribeca during the month of February. Come in and give us a try! Please contact Allison Vernon-Thompson with questions at allison@tribecagym.com. *Sign up anytime during the month of February and receive a complimentary membership for the next 30 days. Offer valid for new members. 107 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007. Sponsored.

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courtesy RakuSEEN & HEARD
••• 2/5: New café in Soho. Plus: Houseman’s chef is working on a cookbook; Franklin Street storefront mystery officially solved; renting a gallery for your pop-up; 1 Beekman is three-quarters to the top.
••• 2/6: Has Haus nightclub closed? Plus: Seven kestrels spotted; Mardi Gras week at 1803 restaurant; Good Stock soup delivery; “Succession” shoot; anyone attending the CB1 Battery Park City meeting?
••• 2/7: Y7 yoga studio opens Monday. Plus: Udon restaurant coming to Macdougal Street (above); White Street storefront listing; Odin menswear shop has closed; the doors of downtown; trash mountain in the Oculus.

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courtesy Collective Governors IslandIN THE NEWS
••• 2/5: Governors Island design competition winner. Plus: The demolished building depicted in a P.S. 234 plaque; history of the J. Crew Liquor Store building; dominatrix on a FiDi kidnapping gone wrong.
••• 2/6: Cuomo wants to add restrictions to the Battery Park City governance bill. Plus: More on the gallery opening on White Street; Brooklyn Bridge Beach is still stalled.
••• 2/7: Tent hotel on Governors Island (above). Plus: Tetsu is now serving lunch; CTL Electronics and the fight to save cathode ray tube televisions; Fourteenjay founder on opening a salon in the city; more thefts; big new FiDi pub; affordable housing (and the lack thereof).

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1 World Trade CenterNOSY NEIGHBOR
“Is it a lightning rod mechanism? Is it from the time window washers got stuck on the building? Is it a window that can be removed from the inside to evacuate?” —A. The answer.

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