In the News: More on the Upcoming World Financial Center Market

••• “After a fortune in repairs, the Seaport’s legendary Paris Café [right] is set to reopen this spring.” —DNAinfo

••• The New York Post confirms that Peter Poulakakos is running the new market at Brookfield Place (née WFC): “The marketplace will feature fresh and prepared foods, ranging from meat and produce to wine, coffee and pastries. There will be two restaurants: an outside seasonal space open around nine months of the year and another one ‘probably focusing on seafood,’ said a spokesperson for Brookfield Office Properties [….] The market, which has yet to be officially named, will span 23,000 square feet indoors and 7,000 square feet outside when it opens for business, expected in mid-’14.”

••• “The National Park Service in March is expected to remove an eyesore in lower Manhattan—the large security tent in front of Castle Clinton in Battery Park that’s used to screen a daily crush of visitors to the Statue of Liberty. […] The park service, however, is finally ready to move its security-screening operation to Ellis Island, a plan that was delayed in 2011 because the New York Police Department did not sign off on it when park officials first floated the idea.” —Crain’s

••• You now have to pay for your meal at Atera before you even go there. —The Bad Deal (via Eater)

••• An update on 4 New York Plaza, which took a beating in Sandy. —Wall Street Journal


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