In the News: Super Linda Is Back On

••• Super Linda update: Matt Abramcyk’s “plans to renovate the decrepit remains of the former Delphi, at Reade Street and West Broadway, met with swift and unanimous approval from the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission on Sept. 28. The vote came just hours before Community Board 1, in its advisory role, roundly rejected the plans.” (Tribeca Trib)

••• “The House floor resounded with cheers and claps Wednesday afternoon after the Zadroga Bill was finally passed, a huge step in proving more than $7 billion in medical treatment and compensation to first responders who were made sick from inhaling toxins on 9/11.” (DNAinfo)

••• Forgot to include this yesterday: The Broadsheet Daily profiled Brandon Williams, a BPC resident whose Stay at Home Dad character is apparently an Internet sensation.

••• Neatness from the New York Times: a map of where literary characters’ New York City. Tribeca makes a poor showing, though.

••• “A 21-year-old Pace University senior was shot to death inside a luxury apartment tower [2 Gold St.] in the Financial District overnight when two gunmen burst into his apartment while he was selling pot, according to reports.” (DNAinfo)

••• “Enrollment at Tribeca’s Church Street School for Music and Art is up by 20 percent this year, tuition payments are pouring in and the school has more space than ever. But while 85 percent of its revenue stems from tuition, the school, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, is now one million dollars in debt.” (Downtown Express)

••• A cute old Joe Pesci-at-Tribeca Grill story in Time Out New York.

••• The Architecture & Design Film Festival (Tribeca Cinemas, Oct. 14–17) has announced its slate.(UnBeige)


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