In the News: Turmoil at the BPC Parks Conservancy

••• “The highly respected longtime chairman of the Battery Park City Parks Conservancy is being pushed out, according to sources—a step with potentially huge implications for the successful 92-acre landfill complex on the Hudson River. We’re told that Battery Park City Authority chairman and CEO Dennis Mehiel wants to boot Tessa Huxley, who’s chaired the conservancy since 1988, and negotiations over terms are under way.” —New York Post

••• “Proposed Gourmet Garage Exit Ramp Meets Community Board Resistance.” —Tribeca Trib

••• “The first-ever LoMan Arts Festival will bring large-scale works by muralists Ron English, Beau Stanton, TATS Cru, OSGEMEOS and others to several neighborhoods between 23rd Street and the South Street Seaport, according to the L.I.S.A. Project, a not-for-profit that has commissioned several murals in Little Italy and other downtown neighborhoods.” —DNAinfo

••• “The River Project’s Wet Lab on Tuesdays and Thursdays (from 2:00 through 5:00 pm) […] is centered on a 3,000 gallon flow-through system of unfiltered river water that puts viewers eyeball to eyeball with every kind of marine life that calls the Hudson home.” —Broadsheet

••• On Governors Island: “The Center for Holographic Arts, also known at the Holocenter, has taken over a charming 19th century building with whimsical hologram exhibits and workshops for the summer.” Below: Render by Maximus Clarke. —DNAinfo