In the News: Forecast for Corton’s Replacement

corton 21213••• In an interview with Eater, Drew Nieporent says Bâtard (where Corton used to be) will hopefully open in the new two or three months.

••• Break-ins at Little Italy Pizza on Park Place, Los Americanos, Prime Essentials, a Mercedes-Benz parked on Barclay, and a locker at the Equinox on Wall Street. —Downtown Express

••• “Community Board 1 voted on March 25 to support liquor licenses for all six bars in the mega dining-and-drinking complex that will open in June on Pier A, just north of Battery Park. But the board, wary of so many bars in one location serving alcohol until 4 a.m., is giving the operators six months to prove themselves.” You should definitely join Uber before staying at Pier A till 4 a.m. —Tribeca Trib

••• On Related’s plans for 261 Hudson, where a one-story brick building was recently demolished: “Although no construction has yet begun, that building is currently planned to include a total of 201 apartments—160 market rate and 41 affordable—according to a spokesperson for the developer.” —Downtown Express

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  1. Is there still a tribeca citizen discount for joining Uber?

    • There was never a discount—there was just a code (5ihlj) that, if you enter when you sign up, I get a $10 credit. It’s win-win in that you feel good for doing something nice, and I get that $10 credit! And it costs you nothing!