Category Archives: TriBeCa Shopping
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New look for the New Year! This is for all the fashionable men…

For all the fashionable men in TriBeCa and the ones that like coming into the neighborhood to shop and eat – check out THE ARMORY!

“Clothing with substance”, dress to impress in 2014. Browse here to get an idea what they offer and then come to TriBeCa to shop!

Posted by Hauke Gahrmann

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Wishing TriBeCa and the Rest of the Country…

… HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Enjoy the rest of the year and have an amazing start into the new year!

See you at our First Wednesdays 2014!

Posted by Hauke Gahrmann

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Sandwich Shop Brings Italian Flavors to Financial District

FINANCIAL DISTRICT — A new sandwich shop on Nassau Street is bringing the flavors of an authentic Italian salumeria, or deli, to the Financial District.“These are the kind of sandwiches we grew up eating in Italy,” said Antonella Nazzaro, 33, who co-owns the recently opened Pisillo Italian Paniniwith her husband, Carmelo, 40. “The ingredients, most of the meats, cheeses, are imported from Italy, and we think people will love the sandwiches as much as we do.”

The sandwiches served in the small, simple storefront at 97 Nassau St. start with long rolls that are sliced in half and packed with cheeses like smoked or fresh mozzarella, Italian deli meats including prosciutto, sopressata or mortadella and often some greens, such as arugula, with an added kick from roasted peppers, artichokes or sun-dried tomatoes. 

 

And while most American think of a “panini” as a hot-pressed or grilled sandwich, Antonella said that in Italy, panini simply means “sandwiches”— and all of Pisillo’s massive panini are served cold.

The 25 made-to-order sandwiches range in price from $8.50 to $11.90.

The couple, who moved from southern Italy to Bensonhurst seven years ago, also run a company that imports Italian products — most of which they’ll be using in their sandwiches, Nazzaro said. The fresh-baked bread, however, is from Royal Crown Bakery in Bensonhurst, an Italian bakery.

The sandwich shop is named Pisillo for Carmelo’s grandfather, who owned a cafe and salumeria outside of Naples.

“We have a history of serving people good food in our family,” Carmelo said. “It’s a tradition we’re excited to bring here.”

 

Posted by Hauke Gahrmann via DNAinfo.com / Irene Plagianos

 

 

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Closing Sale at “Working Class Emporium” in TriBeCa

Looking for some bargains in the area? You may still find some good deals at the Working Class Emporium store that has reduced most of their products. The store is making way for The Armoury, a menswear store. For the full story click HERE.

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Say No to the LBD this Spring?

As a native New Yorker,  my most comfortable uniform is this:

 

 

It’s functional.  It’s versatile.  It works.  For me, anyway.  But now that spring is in the air, I see florals sprouting on dresses all around town:

 

 

Cute, right?  What are your thoughts? Will you put down your LBD this spring in favor of color this spring?

 

 

Posted by: Jeanine Le Ny

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spring News, Deals, and Delights

 ENCOURAGE CREATIVITY THROUGH DANCE AND PLAY!
Got a 3 or 4 year-old who loves to move? Check out ddfplay, the new preschool-alternative program from Downtown Dance Factory. ddfplay inspires creativity and interest in the performing arts, with dance as the primary focus; it’s Tuesday and/or Friday mornings, for children not enrolled in full-time preschool. For more information—including to see what a typical day might be like (fun, for one thing!)—click here or call Downtown Dance Factory at 212-962-1800.

 

 

 SPRING HAS SPRUNG AT CRISTINA DOS SANTOS
Cristina Dos Santos, open and thriving on N. Moore, is the destination for all your spring needs. New arrivals include modern pottery dishware, accessories, Moroccan textiles, linen decorative pillows from Argentina, scented candles and bath oils from France, baskets from Italy, beautiful summer throws, and much more. For toddlers, we have artwork just for kids, and of course new bedding and stuffed animals with whimsy to spare. Come visit and find everything you need.
39 N. Moore St., 212-219-8780, cristinadossantos.com. Sponsored.

 

 PAS DE DEUX SALON: START THE SEASON IN STYLE
We are celebrating spring by welcoming two new stylists to our team. They worked for major high-fashion editorials, TV Productions and have years of experience in the heart of the industry in both New York and Japan. And we have a special promotion to help you celebrate spring with a new look and healthier, stronger hair—20% off our Hair Reconstruction Treatment. Women’s Haircuts for $70/$90 and Men’s Hair Cut for $60/$70. We would love for you to come and meet our new stylists and please mention “New Stylist” upon appointment to receive the discount. Offer ends April 31. Pas de Deux Salon is located at  79 Worth Street (Between Church and Broadway), 212-274-0079, pasdedeuxsalon.com.

 ENJOY A TASTE OF BRAZIL AT CHURRASCARIA TRIBECA
To celebrate spring, Churrascaria Tribeca is offering 15% off food from Mondays through Thursdays until June 30—just be sure to mention Tribeca Citizen. The authentic Brazilian steakhouse at 221 W. Broadway (between White and Franklin) is famous for its amazing parade of delectable meats, extensive salad bar, delicious caipirinhas, and more. Reservations are recommended: 212-925-6969,churrascariatribeca.com.

Posted by KM via Tribeca Citizen

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Hummus & Pita Co. opened!

 

Ready for Another Middle Eastern Restaurant?

Thapco’s menu extends well beyond hummus and pita, also including gyros, shawarma (love that word), steak, and more, and you have options similar to those at Chipotle around the corner: wrap your chosen fillings in a laffa, fill a pita with them, have them in a bowl or a platter, and so on. The pita and laffa breads are baked on site in a taboon oven.   79 Chambers, Via Tribeca Citizen  -KM

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Patterns in TriBeCa History

TriBeCa shop owner, Mme. Demorest was not only considered the “supreme law in the fashion realm of this country” by her competitors back in the 1800s, she was an innovator, an advocate for freedom and equality, and a marketing genius. Developing a magazine purely for the purpose of selling product? Where have I seen that before? (Hello, Martha Stewart!)  However she forgot to do one very important thing, which led to the downfall of her business. Read about it here.

 

Posted by: Jeanine Le Ny

 

 

 

 

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How Lovely!

I just read on Tribeca Citizen that Lovely Bride has signed a 10-year lease at 182 Duane Street.

 

Lovely currently has by-appointment-only boutiques on West 4th Street in NYC and in Los Angeles. Brands the shops carry include Anne Barge, Badgley Mischka, Carol Hannah, Claire La Faye, and David Fielden.

 

According to the company’s website, it has begun franchising.

 

Posted by: Jeanine Le Ny

 

 

 

 

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Baby Boom in Tribeca?

According to Crain’s there’s a baby boom in Tribeca, which is drawing kiddie stores from far and wide into the neighborhood. The latest? My Little Sunshine, opening in March at 145 Hudson near Hubert Street. I hope they have stroller parking!

 

Posted by: Jeanine Le Ny