Downtown and Down to Earth
The Friendly, Courteous Connoisseur Just Around the Corner Sure, Downtown Cellars (formerly The Greene Grape Downtown) has about 240 different bottles of wine from all over Europe, South America, Australia, South Africa and other far-flung and close-to-home wine-growing regions. They stock a wide variety for any occasion or mood, but it’s the staff that really sets this boutique wine shop apart....
On our radar: Francois Payard Bakery
FPB Battery Park City is opening this Friday, bringing will be offering lunchtime items in addition to French pastries, breakfast items and breads! This is French pastry master Francois Payard’s second location of his Francois Payard Bakery, bringing the same atmosphere to BPC as admired in his West Houston Street location.
In the News
New York Family (accompanying article, here) The New York Times Homes
Sushi and Massage While You Wait
Paul Tiberio is Senior Vice President of Duane Reade, which opened one of its newest 24-hour locations on Wall Street just last month. An impressive 22,000 square feet, it also happens to be the single largest of all their New York City stores, said Tiberio, a testament to the Financial District’s explosive growth in recent years and a real vote of confidence in the neighborhood. The...
EAT: WORLD FINANCIAL CENTER RESTAURANT SHOWCASE
EAT: World Financial Center Restaurant Showcase is back tomorrow night, with nearly 20 restaurants kicking off the fall season by serving up seasonal dishes and unveiling brand new menu items, including Smoked Wings with Palm Sugar Glaze from Fatty Snack and a new Salmon Burger from Quality Burger! Visitors will be treated to selections from a mélange of different cuisines, among them...
On our radar: Adopt-A-Geranium
Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM Organizer: The Downtown Alliance Address: Whitehall Street The Downtown Alliance is giving away 4,000 geraniums at part of its “Green Around Downtown” program. Come volunteer, or just get a plotted plant to bring back to your office or home. Rain or Shine! Co-sponsored by Con Edison, the New York City Department of Parks and...