Newsletter: Oct. 10
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. / Sponsored
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: STEPHEN SEO
The bespoke tailor has opened a jewel box of a fitting studio on Broadway, and has used his talents to dress the cast of Entourage and others in his signature style.
WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE JEFF KOONS SCULPTURE?
Nosy neighbor H. writes: “Balloon Flower has gone missing for over a year. Any ideas? He’s very tacky … but I really miss it.”
A FLOATING SCULPTURE FOR A FLOATING POOL
The folks advocating for a floating pool in the East River have launched a floating light sculpture off Pier 17 that will promote the cause and bring attention to the water quality of the river.
LOOKING BACK: NEW AMSTERDAM BRANCH LIBRARY
The New Amsterdam branch of the NYPL was inaugurated 30 years ago on May 3, with Ed Koch, local kids and the former president of France in attendance.
IN THE NEWS
Dean & DeLuca is closed — for now or for good? Plus 27 are arrested in climate die-in, while the Bull gets splashed with paint; DeNiro & Co opening a new movie studio in Astoria; a review of a shared street in Brooklyn.
COMMUNITY BOARD 1 OCTOBER AGENDAS
There will be ongoing issues discussed, including the giant event space Convene for Battery Park City; the Howard Hughes brownfield cleanup at 250 Water; and the homeless in Manhattan.
IN THE NEWS
Bed Bath & Beyond closing 40 stores. Plus tenants on Hanover Square are suing for rent stabilization; building on Liberty will be a 30-story hotel; Governor narrows sites for Hurricane Maria memorial.