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Tribeca Citizen | Newsletter: Oct. 3

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Newsletter: Oct. 3

MAISON KAYSER ON HARRISON IS CLOSED
The French bakery on the corner of Greenwich and Harrison is closing, while the chain’s 16 other city outlets seem to be holding on.

MUCH MORE THAN A GYM
Allison and Frederick Thompson have created a down-to-earth, accessible and customer-focused community at Tribeca Health & Fitness. Their backgrounds in anatomy and kinesiology (Allison) and clinical chemistry (Frederick) also mean they focus on holistic health, working with naturopaths, physical therapists, acupuncturists and others who can fully address the needs of the client. The studio, at 107 Chambers, has 10,000 square feet of workout space across three levels with areas that include Hammer Strength machines, free weights, conditioning, functional movement, and rehabilitation, as well as fully outfitted locker rooms. Stop by for a free consultation or give a call: 212-732-9466.

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ROBERT JANZ AND THE ART OF DISAPPEARING
There’s no coincidence: Janz is using his water drawings as a metaphor for aging. It’s both brilliant and poignant. Anyone over 50, read with caution.

SEEN & HEARD
Anish Kapoor sculpture finally coming to 56 Leonard. Plus local editor chats with Michael Chabon; Macao building is for sale; ’70s politics seen in art; a knighted Canadian fashion designer takes a space on Leonard and Church.

NOW OPEN: NEW ARTS CENTER ON GOVERNORS ISLAND
Governors Island and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council have opened a new gallery space on the island, and it has to have the most gorgeous views of any gallery in the city — not to mention good art.

PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST: BRIAN BURNS
The latest in photographer Claudine Williams’s series of Q&As with local people in the arts: the screenwriter and television producer Brian Burns.

SEEN & HEARD
Sing your heart out in Duane Park. Plus tons of events this month at Battery Park City parks; the Gitano Jungle Room is soon heading out; Reade Street Animal Hospital will host an adoption event — skip if you hate puppies.

IN THE NEWS
Millennium school safety officer killed off duty. Plus more mochi coming to Soho; ferry ticket seller sentenced in shooting; ferry service resumes to Jersey City at lunch; The Roxy hosts a Nordic film festival.

 





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