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Tribeca Citizen | Newsletter: Oct. 24

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SECOND ACTS: LINDA BROSTERMAN
Who doesn’t love a reinvention story? And who among us isn’t trying to figure out what we want to be when we grow up? The first in a series: a math teacher turned painter.

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

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SEEN AND HEARD
Nothing’s scarier. Plus a Conran descendant continues the legacy on White Street; Hudson River Park hosts its gala at the renovated Battery Maritime Building; Pink at Brookfield; last chance for Smorgasburg.

THE REMNANTS OF STREETCARS ON VESTRY
Yes, Virgina, there was a trolley line on Vestry Street — and Hudson and Desbrosses and Greenwich. So when the city goes digging, they are bound to find a yoke or two!

THE WORD ON THE STREET: SHOP LOCAL
The Tribeca Alliance, a coalition of neighborhood shopkeepers, will host its regular meet and greet this month at 180 The Store. All are invited to stop by.

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: GLOWBAR
A third generation beauty and skin care expert opens her first salon on Reade Street and aims for the quick and simple approach to facials.

REPAIRS COMING SOON FOR WMP
The piles in the northernmost play area look like they have been attacked by beavers, but the Parks Department says they are getting ready to replace them soon…

IN THE NEWS
ICYMI, Battery Park City is pesticide free. Plus this year’s hottest Halloween candy; a hunt for the perfect $900,000 apartment in Fidi; the floating billboard of yesteryear; we are not getting more resilient.

SEEN & HEARD
Joyce Carol Oates at the Mysterious Bookshop. Plus For Five coffee brewing at Brookfield; Local gal Taylor Swift plays at NPR’s Tiny Desk; 31 Lispenard criticized for not fitting in.





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