In the News: The Royal Visit

••• “Forty New York State designers have reimagined traditional Christmas decorations and are presenting their creations at Shinola.” —New York Times

••• “Based on City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s estimate that [the Battery Park City Authority] will generate a $400 million surplus over the next ten years, the [Battery Park City Committee of Community Board 1] adopted a resolution calling on the BPCA to amend existing agreements, so that excess revenues are reallocated to retain affordable housing within Lower Manhattan, instead of being funneled to other parts of the city.” —Broadsheet

••• Tribeca fitness instructors get good, cheap massages at Fishion Herb Center in Chinatown. —Well + Good

••• “Katie Holmes left a $62 tip on 10 cupcakes at Sprinkles in Battery Park City.” —New York Post

••• British royal couple William and Kate visited the 9/11 Museum.

Will and Kate at 911 Museum••• But the best moment of the royal visit happened in Brooklyn. (Don’t believe she’s saying it? Watch the gif.)

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