In the News: Simplifying Peck Slip Park

••• Exceed Physical Culture was featured in a New York Times article on the trend of exercise classes for kids.

••• Regarding the ever-problematic windows at Gateway Plaza in Battery Park City: “Lease Terms Give BPCA Options If Gateway Landlord Fails to ‘Keep and Maintain Buildings in Good and Safe Order.'” —Broadsheet

••• “Its home still awaiting repairs, New York City Police Museum is packing up once again. After the museum’s former First Precinct building was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, it moved to a temporary space, and it is still waiting for the city to fix its home.” —New York Times

••• “A Bartender Gives the Rundown on the Craft Cocktail ‘Program’ at Manhattan’s First Denny’s.” This very notion was part of my 2013 April Fool’s post…. —Eater

••• “Community Board 1’s Seaport Committee voted Tuesday night to ask the Parks Dept. to approve a ‘simplified’ design [for Peck Slip Park]. Last month, the committee’s views were clearly shifting to scaling back the plan, and this week, after a presentation by Jason Friedman, an architect and committee member, all but one member voted for his draft resolution. […] It’s far from clear the city will take the invitation to spend less than the $4 million price tag.” Below: Peck Slip in May. —Downtown Express

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