In the News: P.J. Clarke’s vs. Brookfield Place (Round 2)

PJ Clarkes••• “P.J. Clarke’s Has Launched a Petition Against Brookfield,” to go along with the lawsuit. —Eater

••• “The South Street Seaport will be jammin’ tomorrow evening (Saturday, July 12) for the fourth annual Village Voice 4Knots Music Festival, where well-known and emerging artists on today’s breaking music scene will perform for free from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm, rain or shine, at Pier 17.” —Broadsheet

••• …or at least what’s left of Pier 17. —EV Grieve (via Curbed)

••• In a roundup of “Savory Lanes That Are So Not Food Courts,” the New York Times includes Hudson Eats at Brookfield Place—which is pretty clearly a food court by any definition. Anyway, the article notes that the Brookfield Place arts programming is “for now at least, free”…. Does it know something we don’t know?

••• Greenhouse, the skeevy nightclub on Varick, wants “to reopen with new concept […] This new management team is promising that things will be different this time, because although they will stop operate a nightclub seven nights a week until 4 AM, they are also planning on running a restaurant serving dinner and happy hour that they expect will be a gathering place for neighbors.” —Eater

••• “Melanie Dunea and Nigel Parry’s loft is on [Laight] street in Tribeca, in a building constructed in the late 1800s as a warehouse for paper storage. When they first saw the condo, the couple loved it for the bright, open layout and the 7-foot windows overlooking a canopy of trees around the Holland Tunnel exit.” But then they had to deal with the noise. —Wall Street Journal

••• There was “a Giant Inflatable Rubik’s Cube Floating Down the Hudson River.” —Daily Intelligencer; image courtesy @NewportNJ

rubiks cube courtesy @NewportNJ

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