In the News: Previewing the One World Observatory

••• The New York Times previews One World Observatory. Photo courtesy of Mommy Poppins.

••• “Lower Manhattan Is Back” announces a Condé Nast Traveler roundup. (The evidence includes Fraunces Tavern, Delmonico’s, Century 21, and “brand-new organizations like the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation.”) Anyhow! The list of Condé Nast editors’ restaurant and bar recommendations is worthy.

•• A food court vendor at Greenwich and Albany charges tourists more—like $30-for-a-hot-dog-and-soda more. —Daily News UPDATE: He got ticketed. —DNAinfo

••• A different pair of rowers is trying to row across the Atlantic, leaving North Cove Marina this morning. —Broadsheet

••• A member of the Friends of Washington Market Park’s board explains why the park had more flowers this spring. —Tribeca Trib