Jacques Torres opening a chocolate museum; Danny Meyer’s FiDi restaurant will have city’s highest ballroom

Posted On Wed, March 1, 2017 By

Posted On Wed, March 1, 2017 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Jacques Torres will soon open “Choco-Story New York, The Chocolate Museum and Experience with Jacques Torres” at his Hudson Square location. [Eater]
  • The city is seeking proposals for the first publicly-funded virtual reality and augmented reality lab. [DNAinfo]
  • Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group is opening a $30 million restaurant at 28 Liberty Street; its 60th-floor ballroom will be the highest in the city. [NYP]
  • Spanish Catalan architects Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta of RCR Arquitectes have won the 2017 Pritzker Prize. [ArchDaily]
  • Industry City-based Keap Candles has four new scents; this is their second collection launched through Kickstarter. [6sqft inbox]
  • Last year, there was an increase of 600 million ride-share vehicles on city streets, the first time since 1989 that cars accounted for more growth in travel than transit. [Streetsblog]

Images: Jacques Torres’ location at 350 Hudson Street (L); 28 Liberty Street (R)

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