Posts Tagged ‘Tribeca’

Neighborhood Chatter: Hudson Park River Snacks, Manhattan Rental Market Report

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

By Jessica Mastronardi New Park Snacks Come spring, Hudson River Park will be offering new food and drink options throughout the park. According to the recently released Request for Proposals, which will be open until March 15, the West Side park is looking for bids for seven new food carts and trucks to be located [&hellip
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Downtown Real Estate Bounces Back Strong and Tight

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

376px-Butterfield_House_37_West_12th_Street Low inventory is the story, market-wide By David Gibbons That the financial crisis is over and our economy is in full recovery is old news—at least from the viewpoint of several high-profile real estate insiders, all experts on the downtown market. “The word ‘recession’ is not even used in the last six to nine months,” [&hellip
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Zutto is Dead, Long Live Zutto

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

The Tribeca stalwart is revived with a new chef and some new ideas If you serve ramen in a restaurant with none of the traditional trappings, can it still be considered a proper ramen experience? Zutto Japanese American Pub (77 Hudson St., hopes so. No, not the Zutto you’re thinking of, though Tribeca stalwarts [&hellip
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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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Resolutions for the City

Written by Meredith Russo on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Chinatown: Stop letting the other ’hoods use me. If they don’t want to meet for dim sum during the day, then they can take their club beats elsewhere at night. And tell Nolita to quit invading my space.Photo by Christopher Schoenbohm Don’t worry about the fact that you’ve already ditched your resolutions, and focus on helping New York City’s neighborhoods keep theirs. Look at you, New York! I hardly recognize this group of non-smoking, exercising, healthy-eating and organized individuals. What happened? You used to be fun. Interesting, at least. The truth is, if everyone in New [&hellip
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Tribeca’s Fight for Affordable Housing

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

Council Menber Dan Garodnick Independence Plaza North residents who built the community hope to stay in it By Paul Bisceglio “When you see banners that say ‘luxury housing,’ you know something has gone wrong.” City Council member Dan Garodnick delivered this message in a news conference last week to a crowd of tenants in front of Independence Plaza North [&hellip
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Another Canal Street Building Up for Lease, to Contribute to “Manhattan’s Next Great Retail Frontier”?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Photo by Wilson Rivera, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. By Paul Bisceglio   When most New Yorkers think of Canal Street, they probably don’t think of quality retail. There the goods tend to come rolled out on street vendor mats with the brands misspelled, not behind glass windows in fine shopping plazas. Melinda Miller of Winick Realty Group, however, wants to usher in a [&hellip
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Scott Stringer’s Campaign Office Broken Into

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

stringer-200x300 A spokeswoman for Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s office confirmed that his 2013 campaign office was broken into over the weekend. “Sometime this weekend, a break-in occurred at Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s campaign office,” spokeswoman Audrey Gelman wrote in an email. “The police are investigating and the campaign staff is fully cooperating with the [&hellip
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