In the News: The Compleat Sculptor Is Moving to Chelsea

••• “Recreation opens today in the Financial District [inside the Marriott Moxy hotel], operating as a co-working space by day and a cocktail lounge by night in a massive 5,000-square-foot space [with] skee-ball, a Ms. Pacman arcade, and shuffleboard.” And a half-size basketball court. —Eater

••• Best Market’s owner on the closing of the Tribeca store. —Tribeca Trib

••• Recent muggings and thefts. —Tribeca Trib

••• From a letter to the Broadsheet regarding the annoying ad barge plying the Hudson: “During a period of one week approximately 30 days ago, Brookfield Place installed a similar abomination on the side of the building which houses PJ Clarkes. This included obnoxious displays projected on the entire face of the building and strobe lights that flashed directly into my apartment.”

••• The Compleat Sculptor, one of those great stores that gives the area character, is leaving Vandam Street for Chelsea. —New York Post



  1. The intrusive illuminated ads feel very Blade Runner-esque.
    Soon we will be required to keep windows unobstructed by curtains, shades, or blinds so that we must do our good consumer duty and experience advertising continuously. Just wait until we have the chips installed directly in our brains.

  2. Nothing like burning fossil fuels 10 hours a day for an advertising boat. Perhaps we should let the advertisers know our thoughts on their role in climate change? Anyone have a list, so we raise their consciousness on Twitter?