In the News: Woman Bites Man

••• The New York Times follows the house-hunt of a couple looking in Tribeca. Tom Gara is jealous.

••• “The shareholders of Southbridge Towers’ 1,651 apartments continue to war over whether the subsidized Mitchell-Lama coop should go private.” —Downtown Post NYC

Downtown Boathouse kayaking looking back toward pier••• Downtown Boathouse’s pier at Governors Island was damaged and may not be fixed before this season is over. —Downtown Post NYC

••• “On August 5 the First Precinct’s Community Council is hosting a National Night Out Against Crime, an event that has been celebrated for 30 years by communities from coast to coast on the first Tuesday of August. The local gathering will take place on the Battery Park City Esplanade Plaza from 5:30 to 8pm.” —Broadsheet

••• A new rendering of 19 Park Place. I think I’ll call it the Silver Sliver from now on. —Tribeca Trib

••• “Tribeca’s Rescue Mission has to turn away homeless people while waiting for approval from the DOB.” —DNAinfo

••• “Sharif El-Gamal now has full control over the site of his upcoming Islamic museum at 49-51 Park Place” —The Real Deal

•••  From the the Tribeca Trib’s police blotter: “A woman was arrested after she allegedly attacked her boyfriend in the couple’s Pearl Street apartment, hitting him on the head with a glass ashtray and biting his leg.” Maybe I should start a sub-blog called FiDi Love Crimes….

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