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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #240 on: July 27, 2008, 03:51:22 am »

Oh, yeah--the Tarte Tatin with homemade vanilla ice cream with mango puree is to die!

Yummy! That's enough to drive me there full speed! Pity I live on a different continent. Hopefully in a not too distant future ....

Thank you for sharing Meryl and John.
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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #241 on: July 27, 2008, 09:41:54 am »

Thank you for the lovely pics, John & Meryl. I felt like I was right there with you. Is it a restaurant Heath frequented?
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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #242 on: July 27, 2008, 11:32:10 am »
Thank you for the lovely pics, John & Meryl. I felt like I was right there with you. Is it a restaurant Heath frequented?

I think it's unlikely that Heath went there, Kerry, since its main attraction is its garden and he was only in the neighborhood in the fall and winter.  John and I agreed that it would have been a great place for him to take Matilda, sunny and secluded.  John said he'd heard that celebrities like David Bowie and Iman have been spotted there.
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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #243 on: July 27, 2008, 11:41:27 am »
John said he'd heard that celebrities like David Bowie and Iman have been spotted there.

Whoo-eee!!! 8)

Anyway... sounds like a lovely lunch Meryl and John.  Thanks for sharing your experience with us.

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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #244 on: August 11, 2008, 01:26:46 am »
I found this over on Dave Cullen. They said it was a three-bedroom loft at 421 Broome Street, and rent is twenty-something thousand dollars a month.  :o (Sorry I don't remember who posted it or the exact number.)


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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #245 on: August 21, 2008, 11:11:46 pm »


Very nice--thanks, Courtney!

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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #246 on: December 23, 2008, 02:44:15 am »


If you are interested, Meryl and I went to visit Heath's restaurant Five Leaves during Christmas Week 2008. There is a 33 image photo album here:

http://bettermost.net/forum/index.php/board,90.0.html

Five Leaves


FIVE LEAVES
Cafe Bar Oysters

18 Bedford Ave
Greenpoint, Brooklyn 11222
Phone: 718.383.5345

Open 7 days
8am til 12 am
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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #247 on: January 22, 2009, 08:09:03 pm »
Today, John Gallagher and I made another pilgrimage to 421 Broome Street to commemorate this solemn anniversary.  Go here to read more:  http://bettermost.net/forum/index.php/topic,31661.0.html
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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #248 on: April 04, 2009, 11:54:28 pm »


(Also, see 'How will we honor Heath's birthday?' in 'Chez Tremblay' http://bettermost.net/forum/index.php/topic,376.50.html)




John and Meryl's iPhone album
April 4, 2009

Heath Ledger's Birthday

33 images

L'Orange Bleue Restaurant
430 Broome St
(Corner of Broome and Crosby)
New York, NY 10013
(212) 226-4999

www.lorangebleue.com



1  Walking South on Crosby towards Broome--




2  L'Orange Bleue on the left, 421 Broome just immediately to the right--




3  We had walked past this corner so many times, so we thought--we must try it! April 4th was finally the day.




4  Yes, drums! (On Mondays, anyway.)




5  Very friendly vibe--laid back and cheerful!




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10  Heath would approve, I think!




11  See the painting of a man immediately under the light fixture
(from the post card, the description--Front Image: JeanClaude, 30" x 44", mixed media on wood panel, 2007)




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14  Meryl Arrives!




15  The drum roll, and--




16  (What, you too??)




17  (Stripes, of course!)




18  (Perfect!)




19  Le Menu--very recession-y, in a good way--cheap!




20  I asked for Croque Monsieur, but got Madame instead--but it was really GOOD! Yum! (We'll be back!)




21  Meryl's Omelette Maxime--oo la la!
(And, please note: the chips on the plates validates the whole thing! At least, we thought so!
And you non-American English speakers--we weren't talking about the frites though there were lots of those;
look closely again and see what we mean!




22  Looking East on Broome towards Broadway--




23  People are leaving, and--




24  Time to go--




25




26  Looking out at--




27  421 Broome




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31  Just a step away--




32  Still sad--




33  Happy Birthday, Heath. Happy dreams.
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Re: Visit to 421 Broome Street Today
« Reply #249 on: April 05, 2009, 12:00:14 am »
Wow! Thank you, John and Meryl for being our witnesses yet once again.

Such beautiful portraits in that place, so fitting. 
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