In the News: Elderly Woman Hit by Truck

••• “An 88-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries when a truck driver hit her as she was crossing the street in Tribeca Wednesday afternoon, police said. The woman, whose name wasn’t immediately released, was hit as she crossed the street at Franklin and Church streets about 12:33 p.m.” —DNAinfo

••• Actor Scott Glenn trains at Anderson’s Martial Arts Academy on Broadway. —New York Times

••• “Ann Street in Lower Manhattan is probably named after Ann White, the wife of Capt. Thomas White, an 18th-century businessman. Mr. Moscow wrote that the captain ‘named the street for his wife, Ann, probably at her demand, because other land speculators already had named streets for their wives or daughters.'” (Mr. Moscow is Henry Moscow, author of The Street Book: An Encyclopedia of Manhattan’s Street Names and Their Origins.) —from a New York Times article about streets named for women

••• “A special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation suffered a serious hand injury on Wednesday when a concussion grenade accidentally detonated as the agent was checking it in the back of a car at the bureau’s headquarters in Lower Manhattan, several law enforcement officials said. It was not immediately clear how the device, sometimes called a flash grenade, went off. The device is typically used by law enforcement personnel to stun or disorient people with a loud flash and a noise. The explosion sent firefighters and police officers rushing to the building, across from the courthouses of Foley Square and near City Hall. But it quickly became clear that the detonation was inadvertent and not an act of terrorism.” —New York Times

••• Sports Illustrated (?!) reviewed the Cheetos pop-up.

••• The storefronts at 345 Greenwich—currently home to VCafé and Giorgia—are for sale for $6.5 million and $5.5 million, respectively, according to a Commercial Observer profile of broker Sonia Stock.

••• “The Sphere has returned ‘home’! It is now in place on top of Liberty Park, overlooking and just south of the 9/11 Memorial Plaza. It has been covered up in preparation for a formal unveiling.” —FiDi Fan Page

••• “The Suitsupply store at Brookfield Place has been open less than a year, but is doing so well that they have signed leases not just for one additional retail space, but two! Conveniently, they are next to the current Men’s Store. The storefronts will be combined and Suitsupply will be bringing their Women’s line to Brookfield Place as well.” —FiDi Fan Page

••• YIMBY has a rendering for 130 William; it has more detail than the one at the site. The design is by David Adjaye Associates.

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