In the News: Joe Biden’s Niece Arrested on Desbrosses

academy bus on laight••• How to complain about Academy buses idling on your street. —Tribeca Trib

••• “A niece of Vice President Joe Biden was arrested Tuesday morning for scuffling with cops who were sent to her Tribeca apartment [on Desbrosses], police sources said. They were there to breaking up a fight Caroline Biden, 26, had with a roommate, cops said, and Biden was charged with disorderly conduct and obstructing governmental administration. […] Caroline Biden in 2009 was briefly detained by Amtrak police because of a ‘misunderstanding over a train fare.'” —New York Daily News

••• “56 Warren Street loft renovation added more value than it cost.” —Manhattan Loft Guy

••• “The mall on Pier 17 is shuttered and awaiting a wrecking ball—but that hasn’t stopped a longtime restaurant owner at the pier from coming to work each day. On the third floor of the now-desolate mall, at the edge of a deserted food court, Joseph Demane, owner of the popular Simply Seafood, is still frying fish for a handful of customers, refusing to leave as he battles his landlord over what he says is a lease that runs through 2020.” —DNAinfo

••• “Occupy Wall Street, the political movement born in Downtown’s Zuccotti Park, will head back to where it all started to commemorate its second anniversary on Tuesday.” It just went by; it was anemic. —DNAinfo

••• “Blaue Gans is celebrating Oktoberfest from September 20 through October 5.” —Eater


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