Newsletter: April 25
IN THE NEWS
Taqueria chain coming to the malls. Plus dreaming of El Teddy’s and its crown; could the residential tower at 161 Maiden Lane be listing?; recommendations for the film festival; the latest from the police blotter.
CROWD SOURCING: CHANGES AT WHOLE FOODS?
Now that we are a one-grocery-store town I’ve been observing the shifts and adjustments at Whole Foods, and wondering what changes you all have noticed.
IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK…
Compiled from Tom Miller’s posts at Daytonian in Manhattan, the History of Tribeca Buildings database now has more than 125 entries, each with the zesty anecdotes you’ve come to expect. Here are six recent additions.
SEEN & HEARD
Local landscape architect + Pier 55. Plus the tiny museum of contemporary objects opens Friday; Congressman Nadler to host a Sept. 11th Victims Compensation Fund event.
THE DODO BIRD, THE TOKEN, THE METROCARD
The MTA is in the final testing stage of its new system, which will make paying your fare with a smartphone or credit card an option as soon as this May at Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall.