In the News: Free Radiohead Concert

••• “The Occupy Wall Street protesters camped out in Lower Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park are buzzing over a big secret musical guest scheduled to play this afternoon at around 4pm. We hear that it’s Radiohead, who are in New York for a couple concerts.” —Gawker, who confirmed it. UPDATE: The New York Times quotes Radiohead management as saying it’s “definitely not happening.”

••• “The Battery Park City Authority unveiled this week a pair of low-key monuments to the neighborhood’s rich public-art environment: interactive guides to public art, located at the Esplanade’s north and south ends.” —Broadsheet Daily

••• There’s a new investment firm called Tribeca Venture Partners II, but it’s not based here. Perhaps principals Brian Hirsch and Chip Meakem live in the area? —Fortune

••• Z100’s Elvis Duran lives in Tribeca. —Daily News

••• So do Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly (or at most a “few blocks” from here). —The Guardian

Courtesy DNAinfo

••• The latex-gloved bank robber was captured. He had robbed the bank the two previous days, evidently missing the memo about not returning to the scene of the crime. —DNAinfo

••• “Last week word on the street was that Vietnamese sandwich shop Baoguette was moving into a location on Nassau St. between John & Fulton but it was unclear what would happen to their current location on Maiden Lane. That question was answered this morning as signs have appeared in the windows of both locations.” —Midtown Lunch

••• Tribeca isn’t in the next wave of subway platforms to get cell service. —New York Observer


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  1. Jennifer Connelly definately lives right below Canal.