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07.06.15 Bucky Turco

Hook & Ladder 8, the New York City firehouse made famous by ’80s cult classic Ghostbusters, recently added another ghost-themed crest on the sidewalk in front of its iconic building. According to a cagey firefighter inside the soon-to-be-renovated station in Tribeca, the ectoplasmic work (pictured above) was done by a fellow FDNY member of the […]

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06.29.15 Liam Mathews

Over the weekend, Tribeca residents were disturbed by a very loud helicopter. It appeared at around 6 AM on Saturday, and was still in the sky above Hudson Street at around 8:30 Sunday night. Tribeca Citizen determined that it was filming for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2. The real story is not that Tribeca residents […]

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10.15.13 Andy Cush

The new Banksy is up: it’s a small stencil in tribute to the Twin Towers, somewhere in Tribeca, which Banksy spells Tribecca on his site, oddly. Simple typo or cryptic clue? Am I thinking about this too hard? If you know anything, hit us up. We’ll update when we have the address. UPDATE: Our friend The […]

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07.04.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 360 Broadway (between Franklin and Leonard) New York, New York 10013 Why we went in: To find out if Uncle Sam is gay. Inside: American employees who party. Ray (above, in red) hangs tail from the rafters. Jean Pierre (in stripes) takes pics. Didn’t talk about Sam’s extracurriculars. 1. America, make a statement […]

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06.20.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 133 West Broadway (between Thomas and Duane) New York, NY 10013 Mood at the Curb: ‘Today sucks. The train took forever, it’s muggy, and these inflatable pool toys are blocking the fucking sidewalk and calling themselves balloons. Maybe a real balloon will cheer us up.’ Inside: Balloon Saloon’s owner Sharon, pictured above. Says […]

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12.29.11 Marina Galperina

There aren’t a lot of alleys in New York as every inch of space is absorbed into some real estate’s lucrative square footage. That sucks for Hollywood, because Hollywood loves grimy “New York alleys.” This one in Tribeca — lovingly preserved to look gritty so it can star in dozens of films — is now […]

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05.17.10 Bucky Turco

Photo: bawol After hitting up a string of cities, Banksy has arrived in the one that really matters. This piece was spotted on Cedar Street between Greenwich and Church in Lower Manhattan. Let the numerous sightings begin! UPDATE: More below. |Nuart09| […]

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03.25.10 Bucky Turco

For some reason, coyotes in Harlem and Central Park almost seems normal at this point, but Tribeca? On Wednesday afternoon, the NYPD responded to a sighting and had the wily canine cornered, but like its buddy in Chelsea, managed to escape and is still at large. UPDATE: The coyote was safely taken into custody by […]

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03.11.10 Marina Galperina

Schlepping to attention among this year’s Tribeca Film Festival‘s documentary picks is a film featuring several major show-boating Russian mafioso. […]

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