Jersey City’s Downtown Yogurt is making the leap to Manhattan.
BNY MELLON’S LOBBY IS NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Take a peek inside. Will Tribecans find themselves drawn there? Probably not. But I suspect that BNY Mellon is wary of students from BMCC and Stuyvesant camping out in the lobby, even though they have every right to be there—24 hours a day.
WHO’S READY TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL???
Last year at the first annual Tribeca Back to School Block Party, a few thousand of your neighbors celebrated with bounce houses, obstacle courses, music, dancing, ice cream, balloons, snacks, drinks, carnival games, and crazy photos! We’ll be back with all of that and a whole lot more, all for free, on Saturday, September 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Murray Street between West Broadway and Greenwich. Hope to see you there!! Sponsored.
IN THE NEWS
••• 9/3: Teenager fell to her death from a Tribeca building. Plus: Landmarks votes to preserve the back of a Worth Street building; “special report” on retail vacancies; that big oyster; how a Parsons’s dean spends his Sundays.
••• 9/4: Andrew Cuomo for governor. Plus: More on the proposed jail tower; Man Repeller’s Leandra Medine appears to live here; the MTA put up the “Respect” sign at the Franklin Street subway station (photo by J.).
••• 9/5: Praise for Holy Ground. Plus: Fuck Jerry’s founder lives in Tribeca; more on 10 Corso Como (including news of a Roberto Cavalli store); Fashion Week restaurant advice; Battery Park City senior community sold; new FiDi rentals in the former New York Stock Exchange headquarters.
WORLD TRADE CENTER SUBWAY STATION OPENS THIS SATURDAY
At least according to the two guards at the entrance in the Oculus. But will the station be called Cortlandt Street or World Trade Center?
JOIN “CHESNEY AND FRIENDS” AT TAMID FOR
ROSH HASHANAH AND YOM KIPPUR!
Meet the music, hear some stories, eat some apples and honey, and hear the blast of the Shofar with “Chesney and Friends.” Designed for young families of all backgrounds with children ages birth to 5 years, celebrate the start of the Jewish New Year with your downtown neighbors. This Tamid program meets at 9 a.m. on both Sept. 10 (Rosh Hashanah) and Sept. 19 (Yom Kippur) at the 9/11 Chapel. After the kids program, stay for the main services with Rabbi Darren Levine and Musical Director, Matt Turk. Make your reservations and learn more at tamidnyc.org. Happy Jewish New Year from everyone at Tamid: The Downtown Synagogue. Sponsored.
SEEN & HEARD
••• 9/3: Chipotle reopening date. Plus: Michael Levine of Community Board 1 has retired; another Aretha Franklin tribute; cladding starts at 25 Park Row; “Instinct” shoot; one fabulous phallus.
••• 9/4: The ghost at Woodrow’s. Plus: Luis Frangella and David Wojnarowicz show; new storefront on Warren; “Ray Donovan” or “Billions” shoot; Broadway store closing.
••• 9/5: New York Academy of Art’s new look (above). Plus: Dunkin’ Donuts tests its new name in FiDi; free yoga tomorrow; a bench appeared at Finn Square; Robert Janz flower collages; overheard in Tribeca.
CONSORT HAS CLOSED
The L.A.-based interior-design firm opened its New York shop/office just under two years ago.
COMMUNITY BOARD 1 SEPTEMBER AGENDAS
What’s being discussed this month: New tenant at the Bennett; Worth Street wine bar; Spring Studios wants looser regulations; pedestrian plaza between Church and Sixth; Issey Miyake signage; Chefscape food hall; the jail tower; much more. Read the annotated agendas.