Newsletter: May 3

Liberty ResidencesTribeca Dog RunTHE DOG PARK DRAMA ESCALATES
The Parks Department has cut the lock on the door, and the New York Post is questioning the finances of the non-profit that has operated the park for nearly a decade.

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Superfine!BUY TICKETS

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56 Beach in the 1980sTRIBECA THEN AND NOW: HUBERT, COLLISTER, BEACH, AND ERICSSON
Let’s head into the Wayback Machine for a stroll in 1980s Tribeca, when the streets still had a touch of meanness about them.

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Buddha BarWHAT’S ON COMMUNITY BOARD 1 AGENDAS THIS MONTH
To be discussed at CB1 this month: The redesign of South End Avenue; a change to Buddha Bar’s liquor-license application; another nightclub proposed for the Haus space; Peck Slip Park design; Greca’s sidewalk café; more. Read the annotated agendas.

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Oath event at Pier 26SEEN & HEARD
••• 4/30: When there was a wheat field in Battery Park City. Plus: Thanks from the much-admired crossing guard; another Trader Joe’s opening forecast; Tribeca CSA sign-up; Soho Photo shows about Cuba; a talk with songwriters; “Ray Donovan” set.
••• 5/2: The Five Boro Bike Tour is this Sunday morning. Plus: The big event at Pier 26 (photo by Peter Robinson Jr.); Kafkaesque conversation about the Smyth; the Parks Department’s takeover of the Warren Street Dog Park; checking in on the hotel construction in northwest Tribeca; Cheryl Hazan show.

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courtesy Roya ShanksIN THE NEWS
••• 5/1: Another huge restaurant announced for Pier 17. Plus: A rave for La Mercerie (above); the redesign of South End Avenue; Q&A with Michel Cohen of Tribeca Pediatrics.
••• 5/2: Star of the Odeon (above). Plus: A hip-hop concert at Pier 17 this week will end at 3 a.m.; the usual thefts, along with an attack on a traffic officer.

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Chuli dogGOING THROUGH A BAD SPELL
More amusing misspellings. Because there’s no auto-correct in the real world… yet.

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