In the News: Ticker-Tape Parade on Friday

••• “The U.S. women’s national soccer team will get a ticker-tape parade Friday [….] The parade will travel up Broadway from the Battery to City Hall starting at 11 a.m.” Expect lockdown and street closures. —DNAinfo

kansas-62411-by-tribeca-citizen••• This summer, Kansas Gallery is moving to 210 Rivington. It opened at 59 Franklin in 2011; that building is being torn down and replaced by an 18-story one. —Art F City

••• State legislators “re-opened the window for applications under the city’s 2010 Loft Law—which had closed in March 2014—and will keep it open for two years. That law allows tenants (and landlords) to apply to the New York City Loft Board to legalize their rentals even though they were not previously zoned as living spaces if at least three units were occupied by tenants for 12 consecutive months in 2008 and 2009 and the units remain occupied today.” —DNAinfo

••• “A man was punched by a panhandler near New York Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital in broad daylight.” —DNAinfo

••• “Matthew Lightner, who earned two Michelin stars when he was at Atera in New York and who left that restaurant this year, has become the executive chef for all of AvroKO’s West Coast projects.” —New York Times