Newsletter: Jan. 10
The Brazilian hotel company is taking over an existing property, with renovations expected to be completed in 2021.
This Sunday, join Come Back Daily, Tribeca’s neighborly CBD and wellness destination, for a special five-course brunch, with drink pairings included, crafted by José DeJesus from Fox’s “Hell’s Kitchen.” Guests will be welcomed with home-brewed non-and-alcoholic refreshments, and savor a CBD-infused tasting menu— filet mignon with hollandaise and French toast bread pudding are just two of the tasty dishes. Accompanied with infused drinks like cucumber basil lemonade and a tropical fruit sangria, it’s a delicious and fun experience for both your palette and spirit. Purchase tickets to either the 12:00PM or 1:00PM seating on Ticketleap. Sponsored.
QUIZ: DEAD RESTAURANTS (PART 8)
“The street-art murals and tattoo photographs are presumably there to add edge—whether a huge close-up of someone’s navel piercing stimulates your appetite is another question.” Last call for this series! Can you identify these 14 deceased restaurants?
SEEN & HEARD
••• 1/7: The Tribeca Party. Plus: Sunday Night signage on Jay; Giorgia will share space with another boutique; longtime sidewalk shed finally coming down; T. Kang Taekwondo has moved to a new location; 55 Broadway improvements; Battery Park City condo offering.
••• 1/8: Kori’s status remains unclear. Plus: Discussion of Regal Battery Park liquor license pushed to February; Century 21 now offers made-to-measure suits; Elizabeth Berger Plaza delayed; imminent demolition of big West Street building.
••• 1/9: A Starbucks is closing. Plus: “For lease” sign spotted in Kori’s window; survey about the Brooklyn Bridge Esplanade north of Peck Slip; former Tribeca physician’s art exhibit at National Exemplar; “Romeo and Juliet” from the point of view of a teenage girl.
IN THE NEWS
••• 1/7: Frenchette dissent. Plus: The new, more approachable menu at Racines (above); increased funding for 9/11 memorials; fin-tech firm expands at the World Trade Center.
••• 1/8: Are billboard barges illegal? Plus: Community Board 1 would like local representation on memorial committee for victims of Hurricane Maria; who uses Battery Park City’s parks and how?; Gitano Jungle Room opens tonight.
••• 1/9: Joe’s Pizza is opening in FiDi. Plus: “One of NYC’s most underrated chefs” is now cooking in Tribeca; recent local thefts; no progress on a Lower Manhattan storm-resiliency plan.
THREE-LEVEL ART COMPLEX TO OPEN ON FRANKLIN PLACE
Yet another art-related business is staking a claim in northeast Tribeca—and this one, NYA Gallery, will have its entrance on the one-block private street between White and Franklin.