Newsletter: Apr. 9

BASIS Independent Manhattan143-147 Franklin StreetTRIBECA THEN & NOW: FRANKLIN STREET
As Jane Freeman’s pre-1990 photos of Tribeca show, the neighborhood was a markedly different place back then. First up: Franklin Street.

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Superfine!YOUR NEXT MASTERPIECE AWAITS.
Are your walls looking a bit bare? Enter Superfine!, the contemporary art fair with a plucky name and tons of great art for you to peruse and take home. More than 2,000 works by 300+ global artists adorn the warm walls of this friendly and approachable mecca for emerging art. To top it off, everything is curated to the tastes and budgets of savvy New Yorkers (and their walls!) who know from great art. Get tickets now and don’t miss out on New York’s new favorite spring art tradition. Sponsored.

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Casey NeistatCASEY NEISTAT’S NEW TRIBECA “FACTORY”
Popular vlogger Casey Neistat has opened a three-level “factory” (as in Andy Warhol’s): “Maybe the reason why creator community in NYC sucks so bad is because it’s not centralized. What if this can become the space for all creators?”

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ChipotleSEEN & HEARD
••• 4/5: Chipotle update. Plus: Battery Park Pharmacy has closed; New York Dolls to start serving lunch and dinner; “Bull” shoot; Grace Jones’s One Man Show.
••• 4/6: Trader Joe’s is hiring. Plus: The Warren Street reconstruction project moves eastward; new tenant for the former Haus nightclub space; “FBI” shoot; celebrating Betty Carter and Fat Tuesday’s; 45 Park Place is a quarter of the way up.

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Alley Cat Amateur TheatreIN THE NEWS
••• 4/5: Are independent pharmacies doomed? Plus: Weinstein Company owes $50,000 for Tribeca rent; Battery Park City mom suing the Department of Education because her five-year-old son got dry-humped on the playground; teenage banana bread entrepreneur.
••• 4/6: The Shinola building is for sale. Plus: The New York State budget forces New York City to find $50 million for Hudson River Park; the apartments coming to the Leaning Tower of Tribeca (above); history of the John Street Methodist Church.
••• 4/7: The Beekman Hotel’s nightclub (above). Plus: Unappetizing photos at delis and bodegas; history of a Canal Street building.

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7 World Trade CenterNOSY NEIGHBOR
“I was walking toward the Barclay side of 7 World Trade Center when I noticed the panels on the base of the building. I couldn’t figure out what their function is.” —E. The answer, which was obvious.

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Where in Tribeca...?WHERE IN TRIBECA…?
Congratulations to Sonia Stock for correctly identifying last week’s “Where in Tribeca…?” Discover the answer for yourself.

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