In the News: Trinity Church’s Net Worth

••• “After a lawsuit filed by a disenchanted parishioner, [Trinity Church] has offered an estimate of the value of its assets: more than $2 billion. […] The parish’s good fortune has become an issue in the historic congregation, which has been racked by infighting in recent years over whether the church should be spending more money to help the poor and spread the faith, in New York and around the world. Differences over the parish’s mission and direction last year led nearly half the 22-member vestry—an august collection of corporate executives and philanthropists—to resign or be pushed out, after at least seven of them asked, unsuccessfully, that the rector himself step down.” —New York Times

••• If you were wondering why the Odeon took over the sidewalk last night, here’s a slideshow. —Pop Sugar

••• More on the DOE’s controversial proposal to move P.S. 150 to Chelsea. —DNAinfo

••• “The Brooklyn Bridge’s Manhattan-bound lanes will close from early Saturday through Monday morning.” —DNAinfo

••• “A worker tumbled 25 feet down an elevator shaft within [61 Broadway] Thursday morning.” —DNAinfo

••• Eater interviews Atera chef Matt Lightner about the restaurant’s first year.

••• “A New York University psychology student was arrested Monday night and charged with misdemeanor weapons possession for having air rifles in his TriBeCa dorm room [80 Lafayette], according to cops and the school.” —DNAinfo


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