Photo: One Manhattan Square will soon be home to a Brooklyn Fare grocery store.
News and notes from the Lower East Side in the past week:
–Brooklyn Fare Kitchen & Market is coming to One Manhattan Square in the middle of next year. [New York Post]
–An Extell executive boasts, “The addition of Brooklyn Fare to the neighborhood signifies the continued transformation of the Lower East Side Waterfront into a dynamic neighborhood.” [Real Estate Weekly]
–The city increases its financial commitment to restore 70 Mulberry Street, the former school building and nonprofit community hub that went up in flames two years ago. [AM New York]
–Brooklyn-based Ankara Turkish Restaurant has leased a 3,000 square foot space at the corner of East Houston and Orchard streets. The asking price was $25,000 per month. [Commercial Observer]
–New photos from the massive construction site between Norfolk and Suffolk streets, once home to the fire ravaged Beth Hameddarh Hagadol synagogue. [New York Yimby]
–Remembering Rabbi Moshe Tendler, “a singular authority on medical ethics in the Jewish world, in no small part because he was both a master of the Torah and Talmud and a trained microbiologist.” Tendler was born on the Lower East Side, where his father was head of Jacob Joseph Yeshiva. [The New York Times]