In the News: Trashing Franklin Street

••• Gothamist has video of Occupy Wall Street protesters trashing Franklin Street. Mobs of people freak me out, perhaps more than ever because I’m reading Colson Whitehead’s postapocalyptic zombies-in-Tribeca novel, Zone One. UPDATE: I added a new video at the end of the post, at the suggestion of commenter Randy.

••• “Responding to criticism of its plan to send north Tribeca kindergartners to a school in Greenwich Village, a DOE official said it is considering a change to that part of its zoning proposal.” —Tribeca Trib

••• More on the PayPal pop-up at 147 Hudson (at Vestry), including that it’ll be there till February. I don’t plan on trying to get in, FYI. If you care about a new way for PayPal to help retailers, go and report back. —New York Observer

••• “On Nov. 1, the pop-up store Tinsel Trading and Theatre of Dreams, will open at 209 Water St. with handmade decorations and gift items for the holidays priced from $2 to $150.” —Downtown Express

••• Restaurant Management details the brand refresh happening at Palm restaurants, including the Tribeca branch.


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