In the News: Tiny’s

••• “Several of the students who made an amateur rap video with racist lyrics attend Stuyvesant High School and are being disciplined, sources told the Daily News.”

••• More than 30 percent of the units at 1 Rector Park are in contract, says Curbed.

••• On Tuesday: “Mudville9 is offering free tastings of Abita beers, brewed in Abita Springs, La., with flavors like the thick and dark Turbo Dog, the spicy Jockamo IPA and the potent Mardi Gras Bock. (6 to 8 p.m.; 126 Chambers Street, between Church Street and Broadway;” (New York Times)

••• “For over 25 years, the nonprofit group TED has organized a series of wildly popular conferences that broadcast speeches by global leaders with big ideas—and now they’ve inspired one LGBT organization to launch their own version. Straight Talk New York City will kick off at the Tribeca Grand Hotel on Thursday with a TED-inspired conference featuring speakers including openly gay Iraq war veteran Lt. Dan Choi and Barneys fashion maven Simon Doonan.” (DNAinfo)

••• “Matt Abramcyk counts Henrik Lundqvist as an investor in his forthcoming Tiny’s […], and now we hear his sister Ana and younger brother Jack will also be operating partners. It’s a family affair! More important, a chef has been named: John Martinez is coming off of eight years under Jean-Georges Vongerichten, most recently as a member of the team opening new properties for Culinary Concepts. […] The space sounds plenty cozy, what with restored details from the 1810 townhouse, salvaged wood paneling, a wood-burning fireplace in the downstairs dining room, and a ‘Masonic-themed’ copper and marble bar on the second floor, a.k.a. ‘The Bar Upstairs.'” (Grub Street, but if you go there be careful of the annoying Friendly’s ad—don’t drift anywhere near it)

••• Battery Park City residents are getting annoyed by all the events being scheduled there. (Broadsheet Daily)

••• DNAinfo published a guide to “what you need to know” for Pre-K registration.


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