In the News: World Trade Center Oculus Opening Date

••• If you like local history, James Nevius’s article on Curbed about W. Broadway (and much more) is a must-read.

••• The Broadsheet has a thorough explanation about the new FiDi elementary school announced last night.

••• The Port Authority is now saying that the World Trade Center Oculus will open in the first week of March. —DNAinfo

••• “Luminaries” at the Brookfield Place Winter Garden will stay up through February. —Downtown Post NYC

••• Flinders Lane restaurant is hoping to open in March. —DNAinfo

••• “Restaurateur Danny Meyer is close to a deal to run a new events space at the top of 28 Liberty,” the building formerly known as One Chase Manhattan Plaza. —New York Post

••• If you’re too lazy to take unwanted clothing to the Housing Works store on Chambers, you can now have the Department of Sanitation (working in partnership with Housing Works) drop off a bin at your building, which it will pick up at a later date. —Brokelyn (via Racked)



  1. It’s nice that Luminaries will stay up a while longer, but that kinda confirms my thought that it isn’t particularly “Christmasy”. It looks great, but it is an odd holiday display.

  2. The restaurant space at 225 West Broadway, where Finders Lane was to be, is apparently back on the market.