Roundup: Empty Chair

Tribeca Performing Arts Center  is giving all of its Facebook fans $4 off one ticket to each event this season (i.e., through June 30), so long as the event is presented by TPAC and the ticket is $25 or more. The code is FACE4DIS10.

balloon-2COMING UP
••• The Tribeca Meet & Greet is tonight from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Body & Mind Builders, on Reade just east of Church.
••• On Saturday, Poets House will screen The Red Balloon at 11 a.m., and afterward, kids will get a chance to make their own “poetic floating valentines” (free).

••• The New York Times clarifies that the restaurant part of Fraunces Tavern is only closing for a week or so, to accommodate a change in management.
••• Battery Park City Authority chairman James Gill resigned unexpectedly yesterday: “Multiple sources within the Battery Park City Authority and other government agencies note that the timing of his exit coincides with the forthcoming release of a report by the office of the New York State Inspector General on the BPCA, which follows a 10-month investigation that focused on the Authority’s senior executives. A confidential draft version of that report has been circulated to the BPCA, and two sources who have seen it describe it as critical of the Authority. This draft is only a preliminary version of the final report, and has been circulated to the BPCA to give the Authority a chance to respond to its allegations and conclusions.” (Broadsheet Daily)
••• The New York Times‘s “Critical Shopper”—now there’s a job—drops in on fancy shoe store Edon Manor.



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