Newsletter: May 16
LOOKING BACK ON 25 YEARS OF TASTE…
…and looking forward to this weekend. Started in 1994 by a bunch of PS 150 parents who wanted to bring art back to their kids’ school, the event has grown to include more than 60 neighborhood restaurants.
UPTOWN SERVICE AT FRANKLIN TO CLOSE THIS SUMMER
There will be no uptown service at the Franklin Street 1 station starting June 1 through July while the MTA installs flood protection at the station.
LOWER MANHATTAN REACHES PRE-9/11 EMPLOYMENT
The latest report on the health of downtown business shows that a quarter million people are now working in the private sector downtown, and dozens of buildings are going online (in case you didn’t notice).
SEEN & HEARD
First ever fundraiser for Washington Market Park. Plus Pen Parentis holds its season finale at the Oculus with three guest authors; Freeman Plaza will open on Wednesday; new vendors at the Canal Street Market; Thomas Keller in a Q&A.
GLOWBAR COMING TO DUANE STREET
A new skincare company is opening its first storefront in the old Ibiza space on Duane.
SEEN & HEARD
Tribeca Design District open house. Plus AVP volleyball tourney moving uptown in Hudson River Park; Wildflower Walks at The Battery; a tune that pokes fun of Fidi and Wmburg at the same time.