In the News: $17 Million Penthouse

••• “The Algonquin Seaport Theater shut down its freezing playhouse in the Pier 17 mall earlier this month, after trying in vain to get the mall’s owner to turn on the heat, the theater said.” —DNAinfo

••• “Just under a year ago we told you about how the former-Zombie building 471 Washington was quickly selling off units, with 11 out of 12 in contract within two months. Well, one of those units was the glassy 4,000 square foot penthouse which was listed at a cool $15,000,000. We now find out that the place sold for more than $2 million over ask, with a closing price of $17,055,687.” —Curbed

••• [Item about George’s Diner removed at the request of the “news source.”]

••• “If it’s seemed sure that one of these days Iron Chef Marc Forgione would have to go and open a second restaurant, well, it appears the toque has been waiting for the big one: an 11,000-square-foot steakhouse, to be precise.” It’ll be called American Cut, and it’ll be in Revel, which is an Atlantic City hotel. “The behemoth is expected this spring and will boast 500 wines, private dining areas, a raw bar, and a ‘grand meat bar,’ whatever that means.” Certain dishes from his Reade Street restaurant will also be on the menu. —Grub Street

••• A visit to Amber Music, which makes music for commercials. —Sonic Scoop

••• Former Walker’s server Jess Jazey has a catering business, North Moore Catering Co., in London, Ontario. —London Free Press



  1. That’s London, Ontario – my hometown!

  2. @Andrea: I wondered (but not that hard). Thanks!