In the News: Falling Wet Concrete

••• “Three of the six members of the New Amsterdam Market board of directors resigned.” —Downtown Post NYC

••• “The city partially stopped construction of a 20-story Tribeca condominium at 371 Broadway”—a.k.a. Franklin Place—after falling wet concrete from the roof narrowly missed [by “four or five feet”] a couple walking past the site late Friday afternoon.” (That reminds me: Someone asked the other day about debris falling from 30 Park Place. Does anyone know anything?) —Tribeca Trib

••• South Street Seaport Museum ship: “The Wavertree, built in 1885, will go to shipyard for repairs, but not until winter.” —Downtown Post NYC

••• “A visitor to the 9/11 museum recognized a spreadsheet from her desk in the World Trade Center that had floated to Tribeca, been collected and was now on display.” —New York Times

••• “A hit-and-run driver seriously injured a woman [who evidently works at Adeline Adeline] riding her bike—but police have not even spoken to the car’s owner in the month since the accident, saying they haven’t had the time, according to the angry victim and her lawyer.” —New York Post

••• “Community Board 1 member Tom Goodkind […] has drafted a series of four goals that he hopes will serve as a framework for discussion about preserving affordability in Lower Manhattan.” —Broadsheet

••• “Mayor Bill de Blasio’s top planning official declared on Friday that affordable units will be a requirement for any future real estate project requiring a zoning change from the city.” —New York Times

••• “R train’s East River tunnel may reopen early.” —Brooklyn Paper (via Curbed)

••• How Jane Pratt spends her Sundays. —New York Times



  1. You may want to edit your post re: hit-and-run drive. The driver doesn’t work for Adeline Adeline, that great bicycle shop on Reade. The poor victim does.