In the News: Trump Bar & Grill

••• “The president of the Battery Park City Authority said Tuesday that the agency is looking for new ways to raise cash—including bringing vendors into the parks and licensing outdoor advertising.” —Tribeca Trib

••• New York Family has a long Q&A with Tracey Stewart, “the mama of Moomah.”

••• “Donald Trump has decided to lend his name to the forthcoming reboot of the colossal (and kosher) food court Milk Street Cafe, which closed in December after months of contending with police barricades related to Occupy Wall Street. The new 23,000-square-foot venue, reports the Tribeca Trib, will be called”—wait for it—”Trump Street Bar & Grill. (After all, he owns the building.) The new plans, which were presented to Community Board 1 last night, include a move to retain the majority of the Milk Street Cafe’s old staff and to install an actual bar that will be open from noon to 10 p.m. starting weekdays.” —Grub Street

••• DNAinfo got a look inside Asphalt Green Battery Park City.

••• “Brazilian soap-opera star Murilo Benício is coming to town. The actor is in contract for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom, $1.95 million condo at 25 Murray St. in Tribeca. The 1,842-square-foot residence includes 12-foot ceilings, exposed brick and an island kitchen with stainless-steel appliances. The building is popular with actors. Residents include Steven Pasquale from ‘Rescue Me’ and Dylan Walsh from ‘Nip/Tuck.'” —New York Post


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  1. Wow! Don Trump AND a brazilian soap star In one issue. There is no end to the beauty that Pop culture can bring to a neighborhood.