Thursday night time’s Group Board 2 assembly become an episode of “Vex and the Metropolis,” stories The Put up’s Kirsten Fleming, when many West Village residents passionately opposed a backyard enlargement at restaurant Fedora on West Fourth Avenue.
However proprietor Gabe Stulman — who additionally owns Bar Sardine and Joseph Leonard — had some A-list help on his facet.
Sarah Jessica Parker stepped as much as the microphone to supply a ringing endorsement of Stulman’s operations.
“My title is Sarah Jessica Parker. I’m a longtime, 28-year resident of the West Village. My husband was born and raised within the West Village,” the “Intercourse and the Metropolis” star stated whereas studying from her cellphone. The neighborhood resident touted Fedora’s foods and drinks and referred to as the staff “accountable, respectful and hospitable.”
“I’m simply right here to personally help their efforts to proceed to develop their enterprise and to be good neighbors and be considerate and thoughtful and take heed to everybody.”
On the opposite facet, opponents included French novelist Marc Levy — who penned “Simply Like Heaven,” which was become a film starring Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo.