Newsletter: Sept. 9
THE KIDS ARE BACK IN TOWN
The principals of PS 234, PS 150 and PS 89 greeted their young charges in the courtyards and on the fields, while kids (for the most part) seemed pretty psyched to be back at it.
HUDSON SQUARE CREATES OUTDOOR ART GALLERY
Experience Hudson Square through a new large scale urban art gallery along Varick Street. Hudson Square has always been a neighborhood on the creating edge of innovation, a place of creative energy, human –scale streets, and the excitement of a community on the move – where an industrious past is the foundation for a bold stake in the future. The Hudson Square BID is proud to unveil Hudson Square Canvas, an homage to the neighborhood’s evolution on the creating edge through 5 original artworks. In celebration of our 10 years as an organization, this gallery is our gift to the neighborhood. / Sponsored
NEW KIDS: TENNIS ELBOW AT THE JOURNAL GALLERY
After 15 years in the art world, these two are doing things a little different: no press releases, no openings, no dinners, no representation. Just art, every week, over and over again.
SEEN & HEARD
McNally Jackson is open at the Seaport. Plus Malibu Farm opens at the Seaport this week; the teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sails into Battery Park City from England; 121 Chambers gets the ok to add two stories.
STEVEN ALAN IS CLOSING HIS FLAGSHIP STORE
The shop on Franklin, which carries Alan’s own brand of men’s and women’s clothes and home goods, as well as a carefully curated collection of other designers, will close its doors on Saturday.
IN THE NEWS
Lots of kids here go to private school. Plus a video walk-through of Lee Mindel’s swank place at 56 Leonard; the Daily News disses the jail plan; the concrete facade of 30 Warren gets some attention.
SEEN & HEARD
Movie tomorrow in Washington Market Park. Plus new stretch studio – Outer Reach – opens on Greenwich; Japanese on Warren is coming along; Meryl Streep’s digs on Laight are relisted and reduced in price.