Newsletter: Oct. 17
NEW KID (LITERALLY) ON THE BLOCK: GOTHAM-FIX
Sammy Acevedo, who worked at Gotham Bikes at both of its former Tribeca locations for 19 years, has set up a mobile bicycle shop that he parks on Greenwich and Chambers.
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
SEEN & HEARD
Bogardus Plaza plans its Tribeca scavenger hunt. Plus a local school teacher starts a tutoring business; a city van crushes the sidewalk on Franklin Street; could there be action at the long closed City Hall?
IN THE NEWS
A hunt for the perfect $2M apartment. Plus NYPD officers who died from 9/11 illnesses are added to the memorial wall; two teenagers dive in the Hudson for a volleyball (and are fished out); work on the equitable building is complete.
Scanlan Theodore Tribeca is turning One!
Come celebrate on Saturday, October 19th, from 11am – 7pm. Shop the collection at 42 Hudson Street and receive a free blow dry from our friends at Fourteenjay. Enjoy cupcakes from Duane Park Patisserie and Australian wine tasting from Tribeca Wine Merchants. Scanlan Theodore Tribeca, 42 Hudson Street, +1 212 406 3200, firstname.lastname@example.org. / Sponsored
NOSY NEIGHBOR: SUN FOR THE SUN BUILDING CLOCKS?
“I have been waiting to see if they are refurbishing the beautiful clocks on the two Broadway corners. There is a box next to the dismantled one…I’m hoping it contains some parts for repair.”
BOO! HALLOWEEN EVENTS IN THE HOOD
Across the neighborhood there are Halloween events for kids not to mention the usual neighborhood trick-or-treating on Halloween night.
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: REFORM CLUB
Local yoga instructor Caroline Rouine has brought her own hybrid brand of kinetic stretching, TRX and yoga to the former Tribeca Barre space on Warren, with classes for kids too.
IN THE NEWS
The Dutch are coming to keep us dry. Plus the Gural Family will renovate 7 Hanover Square; the last big chunk of Governors Island is put out to bid for a climate change center; BPC wants to keep its rentals.
WHITE STREET JAIL IS GETTING SMALLER
The council has said it will tell the city to reduce the size of the jail proposed for White Street, but it’s still 29-floors and years of demolition and construction.