Seen & Heard: Greta Got Its Liquor License

••• Updated Community Board 1 agendas include liquor-license applications for two Pier 17 establishments (HHC Riverdeck LLC and HHC Bridgeview LLC), although the agenda lists them as 95 South Street. The Licensing Committee meeting is this Wednesday, March 14. Also, the Quality of Life Committee update from Saker Aviation Services, which operates the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, has been postponed.

••• I don’t actually know what MoviePass is—I assume you pay some membership fee and get access to certain theaters—but has it really not used electronic ticketing before now?

••• An “international investor” bought the somewhat derelict building at 272-274 Canal (southwest corner of Cortlandt Alley), so perhaps it’ll get cleaned up.

••• Greca got its liquor license: “Join us for drinks at The Longevity Lounge!” emailed the restaurant yesterday afternoon. “We will be open until 10 p.m. tonight and we will offer extended hours, new menu items, and new cocktails in the coming weeks.”

••• Something going by the name of “Village” is shooting in the Murray/West Street area tomorrow.

••• As if the lettuce at Whole Foods wasn’t lame enough…. Look, I’m a huge fan of fighting food waste, but bagging up crappy lettuce in plastic and shipping it around town) so that no one will pay $3 for it seems like not the very best way to help the environment.

••• Press release: “Schimmel Center presents acclaimed multi-disciplinary artist and atypical flamenco singer Niño de Elche on Wednesday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the New York Flamenco Festival. Niño de Elche’s performances fuse flamenco singing and toque with performance art, poetry, improvisation, rock and contemporary music, and electronic elements. He is joined by Raúl Cantizano on flamenco and acoustic guitar, and percussion, and Susana Hernández (Ylia) on keyboards, synthesizer, and electronics.” Tickets.



  1. Moviepass is great! Everyone in NYC should be aware of it. $9.95 per month (or $7 on an annual subscription). Covers 91% of movie theaters. You can see one 2D movie per day. Main hitch – you can only BU y tickets day of, in person. So Roxy is the first NYC theater where you can buy the tickets online.

    The CEO’s comment (he’s a founder of Netflix) was said to be a joke. No indication they’d actually be able to do it.