In the News: Maman to Be More of a Restaurant

••• More on the Maman outpost opening on W. Broadway: “The 2,000-square-foot, 50-seat space will extend beyond the snacks-and-baked-goods offerings that have made Maman a hit. Like the Two Hands expansion, this will be Maman 2.0, with expanded dining areas, a full bar, an ‘Apéro à la Francaise’ tapas-style dinner menu, and weekend brunch service.” They’re shooting for November. —Grub Street (which should consider mentioning the publications it sources info from)

••• The New York Times raves about Peter Beck’s cooking at RaaSa restaurant in Elmsford (in Westchester County); he was the chef at Tamarind when it got a two-star Times review, and RaaSa’s owners, Priya Kapoor-Salian and Ashok Salian, also worked at Tamarind.

••• “‘Ferry Play,’ a downloadable podplay by experimental group This Is Not A Theater Company, turns the Staten Island Ferry into an immersive theater experience.” —Wall Street Journal

••• Video from a helicopter’s perspective of Thursday’s military flyover. —NBC New York