In the News: Ichimura’s Owner Fights Back

••• “The nasty break-up between acclaimed sushi chef Eiji Ichimura and the partner at his short-lived, eponymous Tribeca restaurant just got nastier. Ichimura owner Idan Elkon shot back at the Michelin-starred chef in court this month—accusing him of threatening staff, stealing fish from the restaurant, and lying about not being able to work. In the meantime, Ichimura started working at competing omakase bar Uchu on the Lower East Side on Tuesday night. […] All in all, Elkon wants Ichimura to pay him close to $1.8 million in damages.” (FYI: Ichimura is still open, so the “short-lived” isn’t quite right.) —Eater

••• Chelsea Manning “has been living in a sleek Tribeca building since her release” from prison for releasing classified documents. But “she’s in the process of writing a memoir and plans to move to a Maryland suburb over the next six months.” —New York Post

••• More renderings of 100 Vandam, where a contemporary tower is being placed atop an old brick one. —Curbed

••• The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival is April 18-29. —Variety

••• “Hours after State Sen. Daniel Squadron announced his impending resignation from the state legislature, Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh became first to declare his candidacy for the soon-to-be vacant seat. Kavanagh […] currently represents Assembly District 74 extending from the Lower East Side through Midtown East.” Below: The map showing Squadron’s district, and the map showing Kavanagh’s district. They overlap by a small fraction. —DNAinfo

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