In the News: Indoor/Outdoor Penthouse

••• The New York Times gushes about the Shigeru Ban–designed penthouse coming to 361 Broadway. It is pretty. But exactly how many days of the year is New York City an indoor/outdoor kind of place? (P.S. The PR rep says that it’s now being called 67 Franklin.)

••• The company behind El Vez tells Eater that the Mexikitsch restaurant will open in April.

••• Tribeca-based “jazz singer/songwriter/guitarist Sean Sullivan showcases his ability to infuse Americana, folk, and blues into his signature Latin jazz sound on his new song ‘Ready,’ which Utne Reader is proud to premiere.” There’s a Q&A, too.

••• “In an apparent ‘knockout’ attack, a 74-year-old man was punched in the face outside 102 Fulton St. Wednesday afternoon.” An arrest was made. —Tribeca Trib

••• “The handicapped lift at the eastern end of the Rector Place pedestrian bridge has been out of order for more than 18 months, but the State agency responsible for fixing it says repairs may be completed soon.” —Broadsheet

••• “Before the de Blasio administration begins to consider a proposal to build a 600-foot tower at the South Street Seaport, officials want to see affordable housing added to the plan, according to the project’s developer.” —Downtown Express

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