In the News: Denny’s Lawsuit

••• Go, 150 Nassau! “The condominium board of a landmarked building at 150 Nassau Street filed suit for up to $10 million yesterday to block a Denny’s restaurant from operating at the site’s commercial space. Meanwhile, the restaurant’s would-be landlord has vowed to bring it to the building.” —The Real Deal

••• “It seems almost certain that another summer will go by in which the public is deprived the use of the [Chase Manhattan] plaza. This would also mean the second cancellation of the popular Dine Around Downtown fair sponsored by the Downtown Alliance.” —New York Times (via Curbed)

••• “In lawsuits filed on Thursday, two female employees of the New York State Assembly say that the disgraced former Assemblyman Vito J. Lopez and the speaker of the Assembly, Sheldon Silver, worked together to hide Mr. Lopez’s history of unwanted sexual advances toward women on his staff, opening the door for continued ‘deplorable conduct’ and harassment by Mr. Lopez.” —New York Times

••• The New York Times road-tests aquaspinning at Aqua.

••• “Man Hit by 5 Train in Bowling Green Station.” —DNAinfo

••• The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film ill shoot at 23 Wall. —Tribeca Trib

••• “Two large yachts, for tours and events, will be coming and going from the South Street Seaport starting this summer.” —Tribeca Trib

••• I rarely comment on other websites, but I couldn’t resist correcting the Wall Street Journal’s assertion that “I don’t believe there has ever been a New Zealand-centric restaurant in Manhattan—until now” by pointing out Nelson Blue in the Seaport.

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