In the News: Truffles Resident Accused of Celebrity Stylist Scam

••• Truffles resident David Tripp has been accused of using other people’s credit cards at various boutiques, while pretending to be a celebrity stylist. —New York Times

••• There are jellyfish in the Hudson. Jellyfish are fascinating, but these look sort of tumorous. —Downtown Post NYC

••• How 1 World Trade Center functions as a (literal) lightning rod. The photo at right is courtesy of Chris M. Charles. —Commercial Observer

••• “The Four Seasons hotel and private residences project at 30 Park Place aims to limit its share of noise until the projected project completion date in June 2016.” Ergo, night construction. —Downtown Express

••• Not only is Saks Fifth Avenue planning a store at Brookfield Place and an off-price Saks Off Fifth at 1 Liberty Plaza—which we already knew—its owner, Hudson Bay, is “400,000 square feet of downtown office space that would serve as the consolidated U.S. headquarters for Saks, Saks Off Fifth, Hudson’s Bay and department-store company Lord & Taylor.” Nothing is signed yet. —Wall Street Journal

••• “For the first time in its 22-year history, Downtown Little League has won its district championship, which covers all of Manhattan and the northern half of the Bronx. This victory is made especially sweet by the fact that not one, but two of DLL’s squads have taken their district titles: the 12U team (which consists of 11 and 12 year olds) and the 10U teams (which includes kids aged ten and younger).” —Broadsheet