The Japanese restaurant Brushstroke will close this Saturday. Unless David Bouley has plans for the space, the closing leaves him with just one establishment in Tribeca, the neighborhood he has been associated with since Montrachet opened in 1985.
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BAKERY CHAIN TO KICK OFF MASSIVE EXPANSION HERE
The Polish company Just Baked! Nowakowski has chosen W. Broadway for the first of what it says will be 50 locations in New York City. The second is in the Oculus.
Tribeca PAC’s Family Theater series opens this 2018-19 season with Charlotte’s Web with one performance only on Saturday, October 6th, at 11AM. Charlotte’s Web is based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. This treasured tale, featuring madcap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship. A TheaterWorksUSA production. For tickets call (212) 220-1460 or order online at www.tribecapac.org. Tribeca PAC is located on 199 Chambers St. (BMCC campus). Sponsored.
SEEN & HEARD
••• 9/24: Duane Street desert. Plus: The Westside is open on Greenwich Street; Jupioca and Verizon have opened on Church; A Saffron Thread is now also doing business as a Chinese restaurant; FitHouse signage; “Bull” shoot.
••• 9/25: Tasteless advertising at Razzledazzle barbershop. Plus: NYPD and FDNY cars parking on the sidewalk; attempting to buy a beverage at Dirty Lemon; getting the Department of Transportation to take down an old sign.
••• 9/26: Blood Manor is in Tribeca this year. Plus: First glimpse of the facade of 1 Beekman; Margaret Chin urges the city to delay jail hearing; Urban Umbrella’s redesigned sidewalk shed; a push to landmark 80 Centre; 25 Park Row update; “Happy” shoot.
IN THE NEWS
••• 9/24: Another bank robbery. Plus: The Woo Lae Oak folks have opened a new restaurant in Soho (above); Proper Food is open in FiDi; film about migration to be shown on barge; subsidized dance studio; Tribeca artist Arlene Shechet.
••• 9/25: Tire slasher arrested. Plus: Blaue Gans’s farewell party; Vice’s Shane Smith listed his Tribeca apartment; the Armoury; FiDi apartment glut.
••• 9/26: A 12-year-old got mugged. Plus: Brushstroke blames its closing on a rent hike; Downtown Soccer League anniversary celebration; Dunkin’ Donuts is changing its name; the story of Wall Street; start-up website about city news.
FRAMER OPENING ON CHURCH
Custom frame-maker Rooq, which has stores in Noho and Chelsea, is opening a third outpost in Tribeca.
ANOTHER BLUE BOTTLE CAFÉ IS OPENING NEARBY
It’ll be the company’s third location in this area, along with the outpost at 4 World Trade Center and the forthcoming one at the Walker Hotel Tribeca.