In the News: Kindergarten Lottery

••• “With two weeks left for families to pre-register for kindergarten, Tribeca’s P.S. 234 and Battery Park City’s P.S. 276 already have far more applications than seats and will have to hold lotteries this spring, school officials said.” —DNAinfo

••• Luke’s Lobster in FiDi will reopen next week. —Grub Street

••• “In an update on efforts to finish restoring the flood-damaged [Downtown Community Center], Manhattan Youth director Bob Townley said his organization, which runs the center, needs another $1.5 million. So far, he said, Manhattan Youth has received $700,000 in grants and donations.” —Tribeca Trib

••• “After months of controversy, the rector of Trinity Church, one of the city’s wealthiest parishes, announced his retirement Wednesday, saying that he will officially step down in 2015.” —DNAinfo

••• If you’re in Dallas, check out Tribeca Americana Bistro & Lounge. (The name appears arbitrary.) —

••• The apartment at 395 Broadway owned by restaurateur Matt Abramcyk and mainpedipreneur Nadine Ferber sold for well over ask. —Manhattan Loft Guy


1 Comment

  1. Why don’t the wait-listed children have the option at attend PS 89? Why should large classes and overcapacity be forced on 276 and 234?