In the News: 4WTC Accident

••• “A crane raising a steel beam crashed into 4 World Trade Center Wednesday, shattering glass toward the top of the building.” No one was injured. —DNAinfo

••• “Community Board 1 elected […] Catherine McVay Hughes (who has served as vice-chair since 2005) as the new chairperson. Battery Park City resident Anthony Notaro was elected vice-chair, while Adam Malitz was elected as the board’s secretary. John Fratta was elected the new treasurer of CB1, and Battery Park City resident Dennis Gault was elected assistant treasurer.” McVay has already combined the Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee with the World Trade Center Redevelopment Committee. —Broadsheet

Courtesy Downtown Lunch

••• Downtown Lunch likes the tamales at Nixtamalito, and reports that an adjacent New Yorkina cart is selling popsicles. We’ll have to add it to the list of ways to chill out, especially given tomorrow’s forecast.

••• And via Downtown Lunch‘s twitter: BLT Bar & Grill now has a Go Burger kiosk. Which is a relief, really, because where can you get a burger around here?

••• The corner of Beach and Varick—then, now, and tomorrow. —NYC Corners

••• “The student at the center of the shocking Stuyvesant HS cheating ring was driven to cut corners because he’d been dealt a string of blows outside of school, his dad told The Post. Najmul Ahsan, the father of junior Nayeem Ahsan, said his son has been stressed out because doctors fear the teen might have cancer and because he was robbed at an Astoria, Queens, subway station last month—which led him to fall behind in his class work.”

••• “The State Liquor Authority voted yesterday to suspend the liquor licenses of both Greenhouse and W.I.P.” —Eater