In the News: LPQ coming to BPC

Due to technical difficulties, I haven’t been able to do one of these roundups in a while, so brace yourselves for a barrage…. In no particular order:

••• The Spotted Pig people passed on the old Kinko’s space in BPC, but Danny Meyer may still be looking. And Le Pain Quotidien is opening in the Riverhouse condo. (Eater)

••• Outdoor lighting from Karkula was featured in a NYT shopping story.

••• In April, the Rascals (“Good Lovin'”) reunited for a party at Tribeca Grill and Bruce Springsteen, Whoopi Goldberg, and Bill Murray were there. (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)

••• Soho Rep‘s The Truth—A Tragedy got reviewed by the NYT and Time Out New York.

••• The wind blew a dog off an Independence Plaza balcony and it lived. (Tribeca Trib)

••• Uzi Ben-Abraham, a co-founder of Scoop, is selling his Watts Street apartment. (NYT)

••• Magazine publishing company Condé Nast is considering moving into the Freedom Tower. (NYT)

by Julie Glassberg (courtesy The new York Times)

••• The Brooklyn Banks unofficial skateboard park is about to be closed so the construction crews working on the Brooklyn Bridge rehab can use it for a staging area. (NYT)

••• The Wall Street Journal shines its light on little-known neighborhood gem Locanda Verde.

••• A profile of Tribeca composer PT Walkley, who did the music for Ed Burns’s latest film. (Downtown Express)

••• A tourist from Arizona staying in the Financial District got mugged at 6 a.m.—his pants, shoes, and wallet were stolen. (Tribeca Trib)

••• Tribeca Summit has cut its prices. (Curbed)


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