In the News: Another Hideaway

••• Duane Street bar the Hideaway appears to be opening in the old Meade’s space in the Seaport. Let’s hope it’s in addition to the current one. —Eater

••• The New York Post explains why a restaurant at the 9/11 Museum is perhaps not the best idea.

••• “Over the last several years, the [New York Academy of Art] has been slowly and steadily digging its reputation out of the ditch. As it graduates its most recent class Thursday, it finds itself increasingly sought-after by young painters and sculptors [….] The school’s rise has coincided with and benefited from another upswing, over the last decade, in the perennial up-and-down fortunes of figurative painting. And a few of its recent graduates have quickly made their way into established galleries.” —New York Times

••• Magazine company Time Inc. signed a lease at Brookfield Place, as expected. —Wall Street Journal

••• A woman “listening to music in front of Truffles on Desbrosses Street at 2:50 a.m. Saturday” had her phone stolen in a frightening manner. Manhattan sure has come a long way when people think it’s safe to hang out on a desolate street at 3 a.m. —New York Post

••• “A secret deal brokered by the state to sell air rights from Pier 40 for a massive development in the West Village was done back in December [….] At a meeting with the Hudson River Park Trust and Empire State Development Corporation on Friday, local elected officials discovered that a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the deal was signed months ago by the Trust, the ESDC and Atlas Capital Group, after the politicians learned about a ‘tentative’ deal earlier that day from a report in The New York Times, attendees of the meeting said.” And the politicians are pissed. —DNAinfo

Derek Dean Dorsett••• New York Ranger Derek Dean Dorsett lives in Tribeca. Do they all?!New York Daily News

••• Glamorous 1 Wall Street has been sold; if it doesn’t go residential, I’ll be shocked. —Wall Street Journal

••• The Pier A clocktower has been testing its bells. —Downtown Post

••• The South Street Seaport will have food trucks this summer. —Tribeca Trib

••• “Sailing and Education on the South Street Seaport Museum’s Ships.” —Downtown Post

••• Here’s what that parking lot at Canal and Greene will look like—at 7 a.m. on a summer Sunday—once it’s developed. —Curbed

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  1. My memo of understanding is that the Hudson River Park Trust & Madelyn Wils are so classy and truly operating in the best interest of the community. Excuse me, I think I meant to say, “classless and truly operating in the best interest of themselves.” Typical corruption. Can’t wait to hear her spin at next year’s Gala!!!