In the News: Blue-Ribbon Roast Chicken

••• New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells is still thinking about the roast chicken at Houseman—he named it to his list of the year’s 10 best dishes.

••• “Two-hundred-seventy kids danced their way across the P.S. 89 stage on Saturday for the sixth annual performance  of “The Nutcracker,” a production by Manhattan Youth’s ever-growing after-school dance program.” —Tribeca Trib

••• “Nest Fragrances’ First Stab at Standalone Retail Is a Brookfield Place Pop-Up.” You can expect perfumes, body creams, candles, and diffusers. —Racked

••• More questions for the Battery Park City Authority in advance of tomorrow’s community meeting. —Broadsheet