In the News: Up-and-Coming Crossword Maven

••• Anna Shechtman, “the 23-year-old native New Yorker, who published her first crossword in the Times at just 19, has recently been injecting some swag into the traditionally conservative New York Times puzzle as editor Will Shortz’s assistant.” She’s from Lower Manhattan, according to Opening Ceremony‘s Q&A (and she was photographed in Tribeca).

••• Kitchenette has opened an outpost in High Falls, in the Hudson Valley. —Chronogram

••• Compare 1914 menus with current ones for Delmonico’s, Fraunces Tavern, and other New York City restaurants. —Buzzfeed

••• CrossFit 212 offers classes for kids age 6-10. —Red Tricycle

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