Posts Tagged ‘SoHo’

Searching for Downtown Prodigies

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From football stars to gymnastic phenoms, the outrageously talented tots of Downtown By Beth Mellow Downtown New York City, with its matrix of trendy neighborhoods, is no stranger to celebrity sightings. You don’t have to stray too far into Soho or Tribeca to stumble upon a well-known actress, a venerated singer or a titan of [&hellip
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Soho to Get a Bite of Midtown Turkish Delight

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Popular eastern Mediterranean restaurant to open branch in November By Megan McGibney It is said the world’s three greatest cuisines are French, Chinese and Turkish. While Downtown has plenty of the first two, it could use more of the latter. Luckily, Soho is set to get a Turkish eatery of its very own Nov. 15, [&hellip
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Chabad of Tribeca/Soho moves sukkah from Duane Park to private lot

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog, News Our Town Downtown

After locals and residents voiced objections over Chabad of Tribeca/Soho’s plan to build a sukkah in Duane Park, the community board worked out a deal that will allow the group to build the sukkah on a private lot instead. The concerns over building the sukkah — a traditional covered structure used in celebrating the Jewish [&hellip
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Calm After the Storm

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Like many businesses in Soho and environs, Balthazar Restaurant on Spring Street (bottom left) boarded up its windows on Saturday, Aug. 28 in preparation for Hurricane Irene. With most MTA service up and running by the morning of Monday, Aug. 29, Downtown Manhattan was more or less back to normal—with a few exceptions. Leaf debris [&hellip
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SOUTHERN MEETS CREOLE IN SOHO

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AT LOLA, APPETIZERS AND ENTREES WITH A WHIMSICAL BUT DISTINCTIVE TOUCH By Tom Steele I was quite startled when Lola’s Flatiron location was shuttered about four years ago. The restaurant was immensely popular, cherished for two decades for its superb American/soul food, its live jazz and R&B, and its rambunctious gospel brunches. I had more [&hellip
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