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TriBeCa »

Sandy-Damaged Capsouto Freres Restaurant May Not Reopen

Capsouto Freres, which has anchored Washington Street for more than three decades, may close for good.

Financial District »

Fulton Street Building Being Torn Down After Two Massive Fires, City Says

The Department of Buildings has condemned 140 Fulton St. and ordered it torn down.

TriBeCa »

London Ad Agency Can't Sell Itself to TriBeCa Locals in Bid to Serve Booze

High-profile Spring Studios, slated to open at 50 Varick St., is having trouble winning over CB1.

Midtown East »

Downtown and Long Island City Join East Midtown Rezoning Fight

Community boards for the two neighborhoods may join a multi-board task force in Midtown.

TriBeCa »

New High-End Mexican Restaurant Faces Opposition From Neighbors in TriBeCa

Neighbors' complaints convinced a CB1 committee to vote against a restaurant's bid for a liquor license.

Civic Center »

South Street Seaport Redevelopment Hearing Packed Like Sardines

Hundreds packed City Hall for a chance to weigh in on the proposal for redeveloping Pier 17.

Financial District »

New Pedestrian Plazas Coming to Water Street

Improvements including plazas and shortened crosswalks will be done by Labor Day, the DOT said.

Financial District »

'Amazing Spider-Man 2' to Film Downtown in April

The 'Spider-Man' flick is scheduled to shoot at landmarked FiDi building 20 Exchange Place next month.

Civic Center »

City Announces Deal to Sell Two Downtown Buildings for Nearly $250M

The developers have agreed to build a new audio-visual center for the community as part of the deal.

South Street Seaport »

Struggling Seaport No Longer Running From NYC Half-Marathon

Seaport residents are welcoming the race, hoping the thousands of visitors will support local businesses.

TriBeCa »

Grammy-Winning Band fun. to Perform at Pier 26 Summer Concert Series

Grammy winning band fun. will be part of Tribeca's Pier 26's recently announced summer concert series.

Financial District »

Long-Delayed WTC Arts Center Gets $1 Million in Funding

Plans for the WTC arts center were approved by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation.

TriBeCa »

Partially Collapsed TriBeCa Landmark Has History of Violations, Complaints

The 194-year-old building that suffered a partial collapse Wednesday has long sat in disrepair.

Financial District »

Longtime Community Board 1 Member Harold Reed Dies

Harold Reed, 75, longtime chairman of CB1's arts and entertainment task force, was cremated in Hong Kong.