Posts Tagged ‘centre street’

End of a Dance Era Downtown

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Lafayette Bar and Grill follows its dearly departed owner into oblivion With the recent passing of restaurateur Dino Bakakos, the former proprietor of the now-defunct Lafayette Bar and Grill in Tribeca, many in the dance and performing arts community worry that the climate for live performance downtown may be forever changed. Bakakos, 63, who passed [&hellip
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Sponge Bob, the 30 lb. Cat, Finds New Home

Written by NYPress on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

By Paul Bisceglio New York’s tubbiest tabby has a new home. Sponge Bob, the 30 lb. feline media sensation, made his debut with his new owners last week on the purple carpet at Animal Haven’s second annual Performance for the Animals benefit concert and auction at City Winery in Tribeca. Two months ago, Sponge Bob’s [&hellip
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Sean Sweeney, Director of the SoHo Alliance

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News

Soho’s unrelenting development will continue unabated, as more retail stores move into formerly backwater areas that have relatively more affordable rents, namely lower and eastern Soho around Canal, Howard, Lafayette and Centre streets. However, residents will continue their fight to stop unbridled commercialization, particularly in opposing a proposal by mega real-estate developers to establish an [&hellip
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