“I felt pressure to do justice to the building,” says Dr. Mark J. Mohrmann of his spiffy new café and cocktail bar in the Woolworth Building. “We’re right off the lobby! You can’t compete with it, but we could at least be in the ballpark.” Take a look around.
A NEW EYELASH EXTENSION SALON IN TRIBECA
At LashLoveNYC, our mission is to enhance your natural beauty. Our certified, highly experienced technicians consult with each client to recommend the type of lash extension that best suits her features. For our grand opening at 130 Church Street (between Warren and Murray), we have special offers: Mink Half Set $40 (regularly $80), for which we apply 60 pieces per eye; Natural Set $60 (regularly $100), 80 pieces per eye; Full Set $89 (regularly $120), 100 pieces per eye. And all other services are 20 percent off. Make your appointment now by calling 212-349-5274 or visiting us online. Sponsored.
WHEN TRIBECA WAS SMALL (PART 1)
There’s an addictive new interactive map with photos of the city in the mid-1980s. I collected some of the best photos of Tribeca—a stark reminder of how many one- and two-story buildings have been torn down in subsequent decades.
YOU’RE INVITED: SAKS HOLIDAY BREAKFAST
From November 25 through December 31, delight in a wonderful holiday breakfast celebration with Snow White, Prince Charming, and her friend Dopey at our Fifth Avenue store in New York. Purchase tickets here. Sponsored.
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: ONDA BEAUTY
“We have a curated selection of clean, non-toxic beauty brands for hair, skin, body, baby, and nail,” says ONDA co-founder Larissa Thomson. “And I test everything. It has to work for me on multiple levels.” Check it out. (Everything is 15% off till October 1.)
COME DANCE WITH US AT OUR GRAND OPENING!
You’re invited to the official grand opening of Dance In Tribeca‘s new studio at 100 Reade! During the first hour (6-7 p.m.), enjoy performances from our dance professionals and students. And then it’s time for you to move with our class demos: Zumba (7-7:45 p.m.), Contemporary Fusion (8-8:45 p.m.), and Afro Dance (8:50-9:30 p.m.). Finish out the night at our afterparty, and you’ll be dancing your way home. RSVP here. For more information on our studio and classes, visit @danceintribeca. Sponsored.
SEEN & HEARD
••• 9/21: Cobblestone repair progress. Plus: An explanation regarding the Independence Plaza sidewalk sheds; Louis Vuitton pop-up museum; Tribeca Hair Salon has moved to its new location; McNally Jackson bookstore forecast; “mind reader” performing at iPic; TV and ad shoots.
••• 9/22: New ice cream shop. Plus: Two ways to help hurricane victims; 1 Beekman is looking good; the Salty Paw has new owners and a new name; the Department of Transportation’s shipping container kiosk; Scotch & Soda now open in the Seaport District; Seaport café partnered with a wine bar.
••• 9/23: Hawksmoor steakhouse got pushed way back. Plus: Nickel & Diner got its liquor license; Torly Kid’s sidewalk chalk contest; watercolor nudes (above); opportunity to meet with senior staff from various city organizations; random street signage.
IN THE NEWS
••• 9/22: Construction worker fell to this death. Plus: Christopher Marte is on the verge of conceding; Stuyvesant student learned that there’s no easy way out of the river; 9/11 photo display stolen; the history of a beautiful building at Broadway and White (above); charging hubs for electric cars.
WHERE IN TRIBECA…?
Congratulations to Robert Ripps for correctly identifying last week’s Where in Tribeca…? Click the link to discover the answer.
UHURU HAS WITHDRAWN TO BROOKLYN
The burgeoning design district of northeast Tribeca has taken a hit: Brooklyn furniture company Uhuru closed its Franklin Street showroom.
FIELD TRIP: STORM KING ART CENTER
The sculpture park about 90 minutes from Tribeca has an extraordinary art collection, but the joy also comes from being outside in a beautiful place.