In the News: “Queen of Tribeca”

••• W Magazine profiles fashion designer Nili Lotan, “Queen of Tribeca.”

••• Eater‘s critic loves Augustine, saying it has “some of the city’s finest raw and roasted meats.”

••• More on the closing of Parigot, the restaurant at Grand and Lafayette: “The owners, Michel Pombet and Catherine Amsellem, plan to move out of New York and open a restaurant in a location that’s ‘easier economically with less obstruction,’ as Ms. Amsellem put it. Among other headaches, their landlord would renew the lease for only three years.” —New York Times

••• “A truck with an attached crane for lifting workmen was stolen from the World Trade Center Oculus.” —DNAinfo

••• “A 39-year-old Greenwich Village resident left his $5,000 silver Rolex watch in an unlocked locker while he worked out. He returned the next day to recover it, but discovered that it had been stolen.” Gee, imagine that. More thefts in the Tribeca Trib police blotter.

••• “Work on Sandy-Battered Battery Tunnel to End Well Ahead of Schedule.” —Tribeca Trib

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