In the News: Peck Slip

••• “I.S. 289 has will not lose its popular after-school program after winning a last-minute reprieve from budget cuts.” (DNAinfo)

••• Manhattan Loft Guy on a sale at Franklin Tower.

By Julie Shapiro (courtesy DNAinfo)

••• “The $20 million, four-and-a-half-year Peck Slip [water main] reconstruction will start later this month, ripping up seven historic blocks just south of the Brooklyn Bridge. […] Once the work on Peck Slip is complete, the city plans to beautify the newly-constructed street by replacing the parking lot that runs down its center with a new landscaped plaza. However, the city Parks Department had trouble getting the design approved by the State Historic Preservation Office and has not announced a timeline for building the triangular park, which will include benches and a fountain.” (DNAinfo)

••• Kenny Kane, who works in Tribeca with the I’m Too Young for This! Cancer Foundation, was the Downtown Lunch’er of the Week on Midtown Lunch. He says people at his office we mocking him, but I think he’s in fine company.


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  1. If he works to rid kids of cancer, he is always in fine company…even alone.