In the News: Hamptons Restaurant Import Confirmed

••• You read it here first. Hamptons favorite Tutto Il Giorno is opening in the old Theater Bar space on Franklin in September. “‘We will try to transport our Hamptons feel to New York,’ says chef and partner Maurizio Marfoglia, who is about to hop on the next plane to Naples in order to track down a chef to man the stove. ‘But the food will definitely be modern Neopolitan.’ [sic]” One more Hamptons import and we’ll have a trend. —Grub Street

••• Hudson River Park is still being closed at night because the lights aren’t fixed yet, but people are using it anyway. —Wall Street Journal

••• A ring valued at nearly $39,ooo was stolen from Kristin Hanson’s jewelry shop on Reade; from the Tribeca Trib‘s police blotter.

••• “Cipriani Wall Street, a swanky event space for balls and fundraisers, has some major beef with the newsstand that’s set to be installed in front of its doorway.” —Curbed, summarizing the New York Post. Also, the bomb card was played.

••• “Now you can get something to eat alongside your various tea-based drinks at Vivi Bubble Tea on John St. (near Nassau). The Taiwanese drinks shop now sells steamed buns filled with roast pork or sweet taro.” —Downtown Lunch

••• “A North Carolina dumbass man accused of leaving a loaded handgun under a chair cushion in the lobby of a Downtown hotel ditched it in order to visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, police said Tuesday.” —DNAinfo


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