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Shape of things to come? Trinity unveils its tower

Shape of things to come? Trinity unveils its tower

Carl Weisbrod, below, former head of Trinity Real Estate, now a consultant, outlined Trinity’s rezoning proposal for Hudson Square — the former Printing District — at Community Board 2’s Land Use and Business Development Committee meeting last Thursday. Trinity wants to increase the manufacturing-zoned area’s residential occupancy from the current 4 percent to 25 percent […]

Private substance-abuse facility to open in Tribeca

Private substance-abuse facility to open in Tribeca

A new facility for recovering alcoholics and substance abusers will open on West Broadway in August, and the community is giving its support.

Soho residents strike back, slam business district plan

Soho residents strike back, slam business district plan

By Aline Reynolds A hotly debated business improvement district for Soho is close to materializing. The proposal, approved by the City Planning Commission last week, now only awaits approval by the City Council. But many Soho residents vehemently oppose a business improvement district, or BID, contending that it will lead to more crowds in an […]

Trinity says it’s time for residential in Hudson Square

Trinity says it’s time for residential in Hudson Square

By Lincoln Anderson Calling Hudson Square’s zoning “outmoded,” Trinity Real Estate wants to rezone a major portion of the district to allow residential use. With the change, Trinity expects 3,000 to 3,500 new residential apartments over ten years would be added to the neighborhood — not counting the district’s few existing legal residential units. The […]

A gallery you can’t refuse

A gallery you can’t refuse

By Lincoln Anderson In a blast from Little Italy’s notorious past, a new exhibit space is aiming to blow gallerygoers away with Mafia-related exhibits. Mob Scene, 396 Broome St. between Mulberry St. and Centre Market Place, is a partnership between collector Arthur Nash and local actor Vinny Vella, whose specialty is portraying “goodfellas” onscreen. The […]

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