In the News: Fire at the Greenwich Hotel

••• “Fire tonight, under control, at Greenwich Hotel in Tribeca. This is 2nd day in a row. FDNY says it started in the duct work.” —Tribeca Trib

••• “After a recent trip to Oaxaca, chef Ricky Camacho created a special menu for the month of August at his Tribeca Mexican restaurant Añejo. The menu includes dishes like memela, a watermelon aguachile, a passionfruit flan, and other flavors inspired by Oaxaca.” —Eater

••• The commercial space on the ground floor of 155 Franklin, also known as the Taylor Swift Building, is for rent. I guess the Imagination ad agency has left. —New York Times

••• Issey Miyake is opening a store in Nolita. “The 2,224-square-foot shop makes perfect sense for the Japanese fashion mogul as the building was designed by fellow countryman, friend and Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando, as his first in the US.” It makes perfect sense because they’re both Japanese? —New York Post

••• “The Soundview and Lower East Side ferry routes will launch this month, expanding NYC Ferry’s reach into the Bronx and creating more transit options on Manhattan’s hard-to-access east side. The Soundview route will open for business on Wednesday, August 15, with stops at the new landings in Soundview’s Clason Point Park and East 90th Street, as well as the existing landings at East 34th Street and Wall Street/Pier 11. The route will take about 54 minutes from start to finish. The Lower East Side route will premiere shortly after on Wednesday, August 29 with stops at Wall Street/Pier 11, Corlears Hook, Stuyvesant Cove, East 34th Street, and Long Island City. The route will take about 32 minutes from start to finish.” —Curbed

••• “166 Duane St was built as a shoe factory where designers grappled with WWI challenges—like government insistence on women’s ‘war shoes.'” —Daytonian in Manhattan


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  1. There were fires on two consecutive nights at The Greenwich? Does anyone have more information on this?