In the News: Generator Crackdown

••• “Firefighters descended on Zuccotti Park Friday morning to confiscate gasoline cans and generators.” —DNAinfo

••• Dreaded “Budget hotel developer Sam Chang may open a restaurant one day in the landmarked former St. George’s Syrian Catholic Church in the Financial District after signing a 15-year lease for the entire building, he told The Real Deal. Chang, CEO of McSam Hotel Group, inked the agreement for the nearly 200-year-old building at 103 Washington Street, where the more than 25-year-old Moran’s bar and restaurant closed in July. […] The five-story former church and boarding house is next door to Chang’s development site where he is building the Gene Kaufman-designed 50-story, full-service Holiday Inn at 99 Washington Street.”

••• Is Jungsik making a course correction? It’s now offering a special rice tasting menu at a reduced price: “Diners can select three dishes from a menu that features five options (including a salad, meat, or fish; $80 per person); check out the menu here.” —Grub Street

••• BPC resident Nicky Dawda has an all-electric Tesla car. —Broadsheet Daily

••• Artist Ryan McGinness bought in Tribeca. —New York Observer


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