Interior designer Nina Barnieh Blair solved the lack-of-light problem in her White Street loft by removing walls and adding glass partitions, then painting the walls white and furnishing the rooms with Scandinavian, midcentury, and African design. Take a look around.
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JOE & THE JUICE IS OPENING HERE
The Danish café chain Joe & the Juice, which has been on an expansion tear, is coming to Greenwich Street.
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SEEN & HEARD
••• 4/12: Sweat Yoga is expanding. Plus: Tutto Il Giorno is now offering fast-casual at lunch; the top of beautiful 100 Hudson; imminent vacancy at Hudson and Hubert; paint job on Hubert; Loopy Doopy rooftop bar is open.
••• 4/13: Work finally starts at Greenwich Street hotel. Plus: Grand Banks will reopen soon (but not in time for this lovely weather); a map of the city’s sidewalk sheds; activity at a Murray Street storefront; what looks like a sample sale on Hudson.
••• 4/14: Urgent care clinic has temporarily closed. Plus: Cute alteration to Pier 40 sign (above); Church Street storefront has gone behind plywood; opening forecast for appliance showroom; unreliable ATMs.
••• 4/15: Teens attack Battery Park City man. Plus: Shinola is planning a “new concept” for its Tribeca store this summer; medical offices coming to W. Broadway and Worth; 12 Warren ditches landscaping for stones; more bag-snagging.
THE JAPANESE RESTAURANT OPENING ON WARREN STREET
A rep for the Japanese restaurant coming to 20 Warren referred to it as a “high-end omakase sushi bar,” but the sample menus indicate kaiseki, possibly as a showcase for beef from Hokkaido.
IN THE NEWS
••• 4/12: Northwest Tribeca loft-peep. Plus: History of the building at W. Broadway and Canal; collision at Holland Tunnel off-ramps; new FiDi political club.
••• 4/13: Pedestrian hit by falling scaffolding. Plus: Where to eat duck around here; Bar Works founder, accused of Ponzi scheme, appeared in court; actor Steve Schirripa’s Sunday routine; free drama.