Monday Dispatch: SoHo Rezoning, Possible Torrisi Comeback


New: Original SQRD Pizza, on West Broadway

Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., this literal hole-in-the-wall pizzeria is a great place to get a solid slice on the go.

New: Reddy SoHo Flagship on Prince St

Quality dog clothing, apparel, and food in SoHo at non-SoHo prices, from the biggest name in pet retailing.

Thursday Dispatch

New CEO for Hudson Square BID, new restaurant opens on Renwick St, Leticia James supports stronger tenants rights.

R.I.P. Lahore Deli on Crosby

Lahore Deli was a 24 hour place where you could buy a meal that was fast, cheap, and good—one of downtown's oldest hidden culinary gems.

Wednesday Dispatch: 15 Laight St, Blackout Black Friday

Plus: only 1 in 6 workers will be in office full-time by January, DOT removes DJT Adopt A Highway sign.


SoHo Lion
SoHo Lion, ? by Peter Burka

Our neighbors at Tribeca Citizen put together this comprehensive guide to what’s going on with the proposed SoHo/Noho rezoning, and it’s well worth a read whether you’re for it, against it, or still undecided. (Tribeca Citizen)

Six years after closing their much-loved Torrisi Italian Specialties on Mulberry, Florence Fabricant reports that Major Foods Group will be opening a deli and restaurant like it just a few blocks away, in the Puck building on Lafayette and Houston. The new venture is still to be named, but we’re hoping they bring the Torrisi name back! While we wait for it to open, they have two other restaurants in the area: Sadelle’s on West Broadway just below West Houston and Parm on Mulberry between Spring and Prince. (New York Times)