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Monday, November 30, 2015

Once Again, Katie Holmes Would Like to Remind You That She Is a Real New Yorker

New York City has long been home to celebrities of every caliber: We let Taylor Swift buy a loft in Tribeca after tricking her into thinking it was a cool neighborhood, we eagerly anticipate running into Hilary Duff on a Tinder date at the Woods, we even tolerate Alec Baldwin 's curmudgeonly CitiBike riding as long as he stays out of our fucking way. But while everyone from Lady Gaga to Lenny Kravitz to Tom Hanks gives New York its glamorous sheen and personality, no celeb can lay a stronger claim to being a real New Yorker more than actress and former Joey Potter Katie Holmes.

Rendering of One Ferry Road

Greystone Property Development is looking to bring Robert A.M. Stern-designed condos to Sag Harbor, in what would be its first Hamptons Project. This week the New York-based developer released first renderings for the 11-unit waterfront project at 1 Ferry Road, which is still awaiting planning approval.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Jennifer Lawrence and dog Pippa check out of Robert DeNiro's Tribeca hotel in NYC

Greenwich me time! Jennifer Lawrence and dog Pippi check out of Robert DeNiro's famous celeb hotel in Tribeca New York Hotel for dogs: Jennifer Lawrence and her dog Pippi checked out of Robert DeNiro's famous Greenwich hotel in Tribeca New York on Sunday The Hunger Games star's calves bore the brunt of the chill NY air, exposed between her black ankle boots and three-quarter length trousers.

Adele's '25' sells 3.38M in first week

... 2013. Her new album, '25,' doesn't need promoting to sell like hotcakes but Adele is doing her duty. She leaves her Tribeca hotel on Nov. 20, 2015 in New York.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Chef Spotlight: Max Renny of Church Street Tavern in Tribeca

Max Renny, Executive Chef at Tribeca's Church Street Tavern, is well-versed in the ins and outs of the New York culinary world. Renny began his career at New York restaurant Gonzo in 2003, then quickly worked his way up to a Sous Chef position at the West Village's Sumile Sushi before moving on to Italian-inspired Stuzzicheria as Sous Chef and Manager.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Chris Martin reveals Coldplay collaboration with ex-wife Gwyneth...

... also feature on the record. The chart-topping rocker was pictured attempting to keep a low-profile as he left Tribeca hotel in New York on Wednesday. He wore his heart on his sleeve as he sported a cream sweater which had the word 'love' emblazoned ...

TriBeCa Condo Board Discriminates Against Chinese Resident, State Says

A TriBeCa condo board has barraged one of its residents with racist comments, unlawfully trying to push her out of the building because she is Chinese, according to a lawsuit filed by the state. Members of the board of TriBeCa's Spice Lofthouse, a 6-story building of multimillion-dollar apartments at 165 Hudson St., have made repeated "disparaging and discriminatory" comments to Hanying Liu, according to the suit filed by the New York State Division of Human Rights on behalf of Liu on Nov. 12. Board members have told Liu, the only Asian resident of the 15-unit building, that Chinese people "'always lie" and "like to break the rules" and only have Chinese friends, according to the suit.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Adele posts video on Facebook announcing European tour

... 2013. Her new album, '25,' doesn't need promoting to sell like hotcakes but Adele is doing her duty. She leaves her Tribeca hotel on Nov. 20, 2015 in New York.

Adele posts video on Facebook announcing European tour

... 2013. Her new album, '25,' doesn't need promoting to sell like hotcakes but Adele is doing her duty. She leaves her Tribeca hotel on Nov. 20, 2015 in New York.

Adele posts video on Facebook announcing European tour

... 2013. Her new album, '25,' doesn't need promoting to sell like hotcakes but Adele is doing her duty. She leaves her Tribeca hotel on Nov. 20, 2015 in New York.

Will Bourdain's Market Be Sweet or Sour?

Move over, Eataly-the globetrotting chef is betting that New York City foodies will traipse far west for his new mega-market. From Midtown's Michelin-starred cathedrals of fine dining to the multicultural ethnic food scene in Queens, New York City is a place of eating.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Bennett opens in Tribeca, Eataly gets a new popup

The all-star team behind the cocktail lounges Dear Irving and The Raines Law Room has debuted its third venture, The Bennett, in Tribeca . Straying a bit from a traditional speakeasy style, the sleek, intimate space holds 60 and features a cocktail menu with 16 drinks curated by Meaghan Dorman.

The Wellness Gift Guide For Your Fitness Obsessed Friends

With winter gifting quickly approaching, finding the perfect present can lead to stressful situations. Lululemon is lovely, but sometimes you're on the lookout for workout gear that stands out from your entire Pilates class.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Bradley Cooper quits house hunt, moves in with Irina Shayk

In another sign that Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk are in it for the long haul, we're told the pair are now living together in her New York City apartment. Shortly after the "Silver Linings Playbook" star split withmodel Suki Waterhouse in March, he was on the hunt for a bachelor pad in the city, reportedly checking out an $8.9 million apartment in Tribeca.

Unlock Holiday Season Savings in a New York Minute with Triumph Hotels

Triumph Hotels presents Holiday Season savings at each of its seven unique properties in New York City, as well as a sweepstakes for a dinner for two at Michelin star awarded Juni restaurant. "The holidays are a special time of year in New York City, and Triumph Hotels is pleased to offer Cyber Monday savings to couples, business travelers, families and even local New Yorkers in need of a staycation," said Nicole Ferrer, Director of Sales Triumph Hotels offers access to New York City's most iconic neighborhoods this holiday season with exclusive Cyber Monday savings.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Sushi Azabu / Azabu

On a desolate block in Tribeca, there's a sweet little subterranean sushi den with nine seats and a rare, rather sublime intimacy. It isn't particularly fancy , and if you want a show with your sushi do not come here.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Lofty Ambitions: Former Industrial Spaces Are Some of the City's Hottest Real Estate

"That's a good quote," Mr. Aferiat chimed in. They're talking about living in New York in 1974, when Mr. Stamberg followed up on a Village Voice ad to rent half of the seventh floor of a warehouse on Fifth Avenue and 19th Street, near Madison Square Park-back then, known also as "Needle Park."

New York: Restaurants: To Register or Not?

I was in Tribeca in New York City a couple of weeks ago going to a familiar haunt: WHITE STREET located on West Broadway. Being the trademark nerd that I am, I wondered if the restaurant had a trademark registration for WHITE STREET and logo: Or, I wondered if the restaurant had a trademark registration for the new WHITE ST on its menu.

Celebrity chef Marc Murphy takes us on a tour of Tampa's Grey Salt

New York celebrity chef Marc Murphy sits for a portrait at Grey Salt, a Mediterranean restaurant to take the place of the Green Room, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Murphy has been a regular judge on Food Network's Chopped.

Why People Will Spend $120,000 for a Chair

... stools for $30,000. Three years ago, the same stool sold for $3,000, says Zesty Meyers, a co-founder of R & Co. , a TriBeCa design gallery that represents the brothers. "We must have sold six of them in the first week," he says. Another one of R & ...

BWW Exclusive Photos: Laura Benanti and Patrick Brown Tie the Knot in Beautiful New York Ceremony

The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. Jan Powell, and musical theatre writer and performer Todd Almond sang his song "Take Good Care of Me" for the couple at the church.

Watch your step Adele! The Hello singer nearly takes a dive and...

Watch your step Adele! The Hello singer nearly takes a dive and drops wrapped gift stepping out of her Tribeca hotel in NYC But it looked like British songstress Adele was going to take a nosedive on Wednesday when she nearly tripped up while leaving her hotel in New York. So intent on carrying a box when she left the premises in Tribeca, the singer almost fell face first onto the sidewalk.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Donna Karan's son-in-law is being sued for $7m 'for being a scam artist'

EXCLUSIVE: First footage of Paris attacks shows diners diving for cover as jihadist sprays cafA with bullets... and women he tried to kill at point blank range but who escaped because his gun jammed Fashion designer Donna Karan's son-in-law is being sued for $7 million by his business partner who accuses him in lawsuit of being a scam artist Donna Karan's son-in-law is facing a $7 million lawsuit filed against him by his business partner who accuses him of being a scam artist Gianpaolo de Felice, who is married to the designer's daughter Gabby Karan de Felice, is being sued by David Zara In the lawsuit, Zara alleges that de Felice denied him profits while bringing in $420,000 salary and used company money to buy himself a Ferrari The son-in-law of legendary fashion designer Donna Karan is being accused of being a scam artist in a new lawsuit filed against him.

Twelve Questions with Andy Dowding

... and landing on the pavement. She had an incredibly traumatic, visceral experience. I was in our apartment in Tribeca less than half a kilometre up the street. I couldn't get to her because the police had cordoned off the block in front of our ...

Grey Salt Opens at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Thursday, November 19

Grey Salt, Chef Marc Murphys new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, will open on Thursday, November 19. The menu at Grey Salt takes its inspiration from Murphys childhood, highlighting items that trace back to his French heritage and Italian roots. With a focus on locally sourced fresh seafood, the menu will feature artisanal flatbreads, handmade pastas as well as rotisserie and grilled meats.

Grey Salt Opens at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Thursday, November 19

Grey Salt, Chef Marc Murphy's new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, will open on Thursday, November 19. "We're ecstatic to partner with a globally renowned chef like Marc Murphy," said John Fontana, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa's President. Grey Salt, Chef Marc Murphy's new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, will open on Thursday, November 19. The menu at Grey Salt takes its inspiration from Murphy's childhood, highlighting items that trace back to his French heritage and Italian roots.

Dana Cowin's Next Job, Downie Joins Indian Accent, Le Cirque's New Chef, and More Intel

... open early next year. Downie is currently finishing up his tenure at EMP. - Matteo Boglione, the chef who ran wacky Tribeca Italian restaurant Il Matto , is the new chef at Le Cirque. After closing his Tribeca establishment, Boglione worked at Le ...

'Mattress Girl' to participate in TEDx talk on 'socially-constructed borders'

... did not return a Washington Examiner request for comment. The program for the event, which will be hosted at the TriBeCa Performing Arts Center and presented by the City University of New York, states that members of the CUNY community advocate ...

De Blasio Zoning Plan Unites Civic Groups In Opposition To It

... on our skyline, parks, public areas, and cityscape with the proliferation of over-scaled buildings." Led by the Tribeca Trust , a group trying to preserve TriBeCa's "architectural heritage," the petition's signers include a vast range of groups, ...

DOE Stiffs Parents Who Want to Know How Middle Schools Pick Students

An image from the website of the NYC Lab Middle School. While some of the schools list their application criteria on their website, there is an overall lack of information on how much weight the schools give to each of the criteria, and how they rank the applications they receive, the CEC says.

Paul Bettany's Shelter Inspired By Real-life Homeless Couple

... me and they became invisible before they actually disappeared." "We were in a mandatory evacuation of our area in Tribeca and they used to live on a tiny piece of a park on the corner of Canal Street and the West Side Highway, under a plastic tarp," ...

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Actor Paul Bettany takes on bleakness of homelessness in his directorial debut, 'Shelter'

The homeless couple who lived on the street outside Paul Bettany 's $6.9-million Tribeca penthouse slept under a transparent plastic sheet. The actor passed the pair every weekday while walking his kids to school, and everyone shared awkward hellos.

Monday, November 16, 2015

'Exclusive' Hamptons Zip Code Named 2nd Most Expensive Place To Live

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

From Nobu and Friends, a Dinner to Remember

... their specialty. Consider the parallel successes of Nobu Matsuhisa, the Japanese-born sushi master behind Nobu in Tribeca and Nobu Fifty Seven in Midtown, and Eric Ripert, the French-born chef behind the fish-centric, Michelin-starred Le Bernardin, ...

Baby, it's cold outside! Adele covers up in huge blue blanket-style ...

... her hotel in a stunning ensemble, which broke her usual cover up rules. Cutting a dash as she emerged from the Tribeca Grand Hotel, the 27 year-old smouldered in her choice of fitted trouser suit, which showed off her recent weightloss to maximum ...

BRIDES New York: NYC's Best Industrial Wedding Venues

... Read real brides' reviews here! Three Sixty Elevated and uninterrupted skyline views give this 30,000-square-foot Tribeca space a venue full of versatility and design. Personalization shines through all aspects of this stylish spot, from Executive ...

Adele is stylish beauty in all black as she says her son inspired her to return after break

... Being a boss again. Hopefully smashing it again." The star - who is intensely private - was pictured leaving the Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York in a fitted black suit and matching hat. Very chic, Ms Adkins. She was later seen exiting The Back Room ...

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Christy Turlington bundles up for a coffee date with her handsome...

... the reason, Christy Turlington and Edward Burns wrapped their hands around hot cups of coffee as they walked in the Tribeca district of New York on a chilly Friday. The husband and wife were warmly dressed with the 46-year-old catwalk star wearing a ...

Friday, November 13, 2015

What It Was Like Writing Tom Petty's Life Story

Among the acts that Tom Petty took with him on the tour for his 1987 album, "Let Me Up ," was the Del Fuegos, a Boston-based roots-rock band with ties to the New York hardcore scene. That's how, in a very roundabout way, Warren Zanes, a deputy professor at New York University, came to write "Petty: The Biography," a new book about one of rock's most enigmatic figures, and his band, the Heartbreakers.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Developers and Preservationists Fight Over Harlem's Yuengling Brewery

... andmarks, are they worst environments for vibrant economy? I would argue no," she said. "The West Village, SoHo and TriBeCa how much are they suffering from landmarking in their neighborhoods?"

Interview: Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie talk 'Shelter'

Hannah and Tahir fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Shelter explores how they got there, and as we learn about their pasts we realize they need each other to build a future.

Taconic: LES Heading for a Revamp

Leaders are coming from across the country to talk cyber security. Be part of the action at cyberSecure .

Alex Wolff Isn't Stepping Out Of Anyone's Shadow

Alex Wolff was 6-years-old when he starred alongside his older brother Nat Wolff in "The Naked Brothers Band," a family project that was later used as a pilot for the hit Nickelodeon show of the same name. Filmed by their mother, actress and writer Polly Draper, on location in their New York City home, the mockumentary-style film followed the young brothers through the trials and tribulations of starting a band.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Joe's Crab Shack Tests No-Tipping Policy at 18 Locations

... contributions are just as vital to the outcome of your experience at one of our restaurants." Danny Meyer attends Tribeca Talks: "David Rockwell: How Does a Space Tell A Story" during the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studio on April 20, 2015 ...

The Scene Inside Tribeca Grill's 25th Anniversary Party

By all accounts, it was Robert De Niro's idea to buy the building at the corner of GreenA A wich and FrankA A lin Streets and install a restaurant at its base. This is a crucial piece of Tribeca Grill's origin story, and it was repeated, almost verbatim, by all parties involved one night early this fall.

At Home With Maman's Elisa Marshall and Benjamin Sormonte

"I don't want to go into someone's home, and be like, 'oh, I have the same bedspread or table,' " said Ms. Marshall, musing on her sun-drenched bedroom, which features apple crates as bedside tables.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Here's what the $10M-$20M NYC investment sales market looked like last week

Retail and office tenants occupy the 21,000-square-foot building located between Duane and Thomas streets in Tribeca. The building has an additional 20,000 square feet of unused air rights, according to Reonomy.

On the Market: DoBro Finally Gets New Office Bldg; Chelsea Brewery Flees to the Bronx

... at the feet of Bill de Blasio ?" asks Gina Bellafonte in The New York Times . "Much of what is happening in TriBeCa specifically is the consequence of Bloomberg-era deals and policies," she writes, "but the perception that the current mayor too ...

An Architect's Penthouse With Views of Manhattan

... it conjures images of the work of artist Marcel Duchamp. Michael Moran Mr. Mindel plans to move to a high-rise in Tribeca and has ideas for a renovation project at the new place. 'It breaks my heart to move,' he says, 'but change is good.' Michael ...

Sunday, November 8, 2015

the tip Hotel rooms in the Big Apple for 100 bucks

If you can wait until after New Year's to greet 2016 in Times Square, you're in luck: From Jan. 3-15, more than a dozen New York hotels will slash their rates to $100, $200, or $300 per night. During the fifth annual Hotel Week NYC, cool digs like the Hotel Giraffe and The Marlton will charge $200 per night; ditto the Gansevoort's Meatpacking and Park Avenue properties , and the trendy Ludlow on the Lower East Side.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Opinion: And you thought living in L.A. was expensive

... neighborhood had the highest median sales price in Los Angeles, at $3.1 million, comparable to New York City's Tribeca at $3.3 million. For context, Tribeca is in lower Manhattan, where residents can walk to work as well as the shopping and dining ...

Celebrity odds and ends

Veteran standup comedian Drew Hastings has won a second four-year term in the city of some 6,600 people about 60 miles east of Cincinnati. Unofficial totals from Tuesday's election show Hastings with 1,027 votes, or 59 percent.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Want to enjoy the Big Apple on the cheap? January is your time. Hotel Week beckons.

... Week. "$100 is a good deal for a 3-star hotel," he said. "We usually see $129 - $149." The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Tribeca is $100 in Hotel Week - the cheapest rate on the website in late January is $118.30. The Hotel Wolcott in Nomad, also $100 in ...

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Philadelphia congressman's son convicted of fraud charges

Chaka Fattah Jr. was convicted Thursday of 22 of 23 counts that he misspent loans and some of the nearly $1 million in education funds he got as a school management subcontractor. Fattah, who represented himself, contended the government built its case on a "deck of cards."

Woman who held disabled people captive gets life in prison

A woman who admitted she kept mentally disabled adults captive in the basement of a home in Philadelphia and in other states for their disability checks has been sentenced to life in prison. U.S. District Judge Cynthia Rufe responded that a lot of people in the courtroom know what happened, too.

Shooter in Colorado rampage legally purchased guns

Authorities say a man who killed three people during a rampage in Colorado Springs was armed with three guns he purchased legally six years earlier. The El Paso County sheriff's office said Thursday that 33-year-old Noah Harpham had an AR-15 rifle, a 9 mm pistol and a .357 revolver when officers fatally shot him Saturday.

TBS to launch Rashida Jones comedy with a 10-episode blast

Starring Rashida Jones, the zany police procedural will let viewers binge-watch its entire first season by airing all 10 half-hour episodes from start to finish not once, but five times in a row, commercial-free. This 25-hour marathon begins Sunday, Jan. 17. Then on Monday, Jan. 25, TBS will begin rolling out what it calls the series' "second" season - 10 more half-hours that will air weekly.

Jason Aldean's music back on Spotify a year after removal

Country music's top digital male artist Jason Aldean has returned to Spotify a year after pulling out of the streaming service over concerns about fair compensation. On Wednesday night, Aldean's six albums were available for streaming, including his platinum-selling 2014 release, "Old Boots, New Dirt."

A Manhattan studio costs how much ? What your L.A. money could buy in New York

... neighborhood had the highest median sales price in Los Angeles, at $3.1 million, comparable to New York City's Tribeca at $3.3 million. For context, Tribeca is in lower Manhattan, where residents can walk to work as well as the shopping and dining ...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Privacy Please: Small Luxury Buildings Offer Solitude in the City

These buildings are doing quite well for themselves. This week, for instance, real estate firm CityRealty announced that Extell's 1,000-plus feet-tall One57 development has become the city's most expensive building, overtaking previous champion 15 Central Park West.

13 Hot New Bakeries in New York City

New York is experiencing a bakery boom, and no one is complaining. Forget the prim pastries on offer at standard French-style patisseries and consider instead a plump fig tart with ricotta and balsamic, a chestnut mousse cake with a hint of red bean, an all-American birthday cake with rainbow sprinkles, and the best sticky bun this city has ever seen.

Tenor Saxophonist Kamasi Washington: Giant Steps

... says Kamasi Washington, sitting on the edge of the bed in his room at the Cosmopolitan Hotel, in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood. The tenor saxophonist's debut album, The Epic , blends fusion and groove jazz with more traditional head-solo-head ...

Historic Blue Moon Hotel in Miami's South Beach Completes Full...

... hotels located in unique residential neighborhoods of gateway cities across the US. Founded in New York in Tribeca and then Brooklyn, it has grown to Boston's West End, Midtown Village in Philadelphia, Washington's Capitol Hill, Georgetown, and ...

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

How Chanel and Tribeca's New Program for Women Filmmakers Falls Short

... their efforts significant enough to have a real impact? This week, the legendary House of Chanel has teamed up with Tribeca to create "Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program." This program brings together mentorship and ...

Wolfgang Puck debut CUT by Wolfgang Puck at Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown.

... Similarly, this is the first Downtown Manhattan location for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, further emphasising Tribeca as one of Manhattan's most dynamic and vibrant neighbourhoods. The opening of CUT by Wolfgang Puck parallels Silverstein ...

That Time I Tried to Buy an Actual Barrel of Crude Oil

... in oil prices soon made the super-contango story a thing of the past. It was not until a chance meeting in a Tribeca winebar during an evening thunderstorm many years later that the oil barrel plan was revived-to its less than receptive audience. ...

Sex diariesThe Finance Guy Hung Up on the One He Cana t HaveA week in...

New York's Sex Diaries series asks anonymous city dwellers to record a week in their sex lives - with comic, tragic, often sexy, and always revealing results. Check back Sunday nights for your weekly peek behind doors left slightly ajar.

How to avoid that dud of a table

... Then you see Robert De Niro is sitting two feet away," he says, referring to his business partner at Nobu and Tribeca Grill. "You realize you should sit there." Moral: Don't turn a table down without a good reason. Nieporent, a longtime Ridgewood ...

On the Market: City to Renovate Flatbush Market; Brookfield Looks to Greenpoint

... g a spot in affordable housing elsewhere in the city? DNAInfo has a map ! Not very affordable housing: the 352-unit Tribeca rental building at 88 Leonard Street just hit the market at could fetch $300 million, Crain's reports .

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