In the News: A Gondola to Governors Island?
••• “Before the big move uptown, Chef David Bouley made a splash with an extravagant, seafood-heavy meal at his eponymous Tribeca test kitchen Monday. The chef held one last multi-course dinner benefiting the launch of movie producer Joshua Sason’s charity The Magna Initiative.” Big move uptown? Did I miss something? —New York Daily News
••• “The city has been installing its LinkNYC free wifi kiosks like mad throughout the five boroughs—more than 800 citywide so far—but you wouldn’t know it if you took a stroll anywhere south of Worth Street. But […] the city’s LinkNYC contractor, CityBridge, has plans to expand into the neighborhood this year.” —Downtown Express
••• “The Department of Education began posting full lead-testing results for Downtown schools online only after lawmakers publicly condemned the agency for keeping information regarding the toxic chemical between the city and parents, according to a spokesman for state Sen. Daniel Squadron, though the DOE contends it has been making the data public in accordance with regulations.” —Downtown Express
••• “The backers of the proposed East River Skyway are expanding their plan to include a phase that would connect Battery Park with Governors Island, and Red Hook, Brooklyn.” —Broadsheet