In the News: Zara Opening in FiDi

••• “Spanish sportswear and accessories chain Zara is opening a three-level store at 222 Broadway, across the street from St. Paul’s Chapel and the new Fulton Transit Center. Zara signed a 15-year lease for 30,000 square feet.” —New York Post (via FiDi Fan Page)

••• That lost puppy was found, thanks to a Craigslist ad. —DNAinfo

••• Community Board 1 votes tonight on Exponents, the rehab facility that wants to open at 2 Washington. —Tribeca Trib

••• Last night’s (extremely loud) fireworks were apparently a test for the July 4 show. —Broadsheet

••• Khe-Yo(sk) now has a soft-shell shrimp banh mi that sounds rather good. —Downtown Lunch

••• Lisa’s Pizzeria on Fulton has closed. —Downtown Lunch

••• North End Grill chef Floyd Cardoz took a trip back to Goa. —Serious Eats

••• “Shari Hyman, the city’s business integrity commissioner, has been named the new president and chief operating officer of the Battery Park City Authority.” —DNAinfo

••• Hassan Hajjaj’s ‘Kesh Angels (opening tonight) got a full-page spotlight in The New Yorker.

New Yorker page courtesy Taymour Grahne Gallery

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  1. Century 21 gonna bury Zara

    • I’ll definitely be shopping at Zara. Century 21, no doubt, will do better than ever, with the new WTC towers opening, the millions of new tourists and burgeoning residential, but there is room for everybody.

  2. The Fireworks were part of the Super Bowl festivities. There was also a concert on Liberty Island in Jersey that night.