In the News: Man Survives Jump from Skylofts Building

••• “A man miraculously survived an 11-story plunge from Tribea’s luxury Sky Lofts building.” He’s in critical condition; the relevance of the building’s luxuriousness remains unclear—not to mention that “back in November, Carmelo Anthony and his wife toured the $48 million penthouse….” UPDATE: He did not ultimately survive. —New York Post

••• The Commercial Observer visits the Institute of Culinary Education under construction at Brookfield Place.

••• “A Brooklyn photographer is chronicling the thousands of couples that skip pricey weddings and take their vows at City Hall.” —DNAinfo

••• The New York Times shopping critic visits the Boris Bidjan Saberi boutique at 494 Greenwich (just above Canal): “Mr. Saberi makes ornately detailed, strikingly proportioned leather jackets that exude a nomad warrior confidence. The leather is meaty but supple. The stitching is homespun but executed with industrial rigor.” And the designer is said to break in every jacket himself by wearing it when it’s wet.

Boris Bidjan Saberi NYC window


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