In the News: Maxwell’s Expands Uptown

Maxwells Central Park••• “There are 20% more Edison Bulbs in East Harlem now courtesy of Maxwell’s Central Park, the uptown of expansion of Tribeca restaurant Maxwell’s. The new restaurant, which opened last week, takes over a former Ottomanelli Bros location on 5th Avenue between 111th and 111th Streets, just a few blocks from Central Park.” —Gothamist

••• Silverstein Properties says the plaza outside 7 World Trade Center is being replanted because of damage from Sandy. —Downtown Express

••• Racked has a Q&A with the gents of Ten Thousand Things.

••• Nine conversions “will bring almost 3,000 new apartments to the area south of Chambers Street in the next few years […] These will come in addition to the 1,100-plus new households that will be created at the same time, in the same area, by the new construction of ‘super-tall’ apartment buildings.” —Broadsheet

••• “The Financial District Neighborhood Association will hold its inaugural public meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Pine Street School at 25 Pine St. At the town hall-style meeting, which runs from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the half-dozen organizers will introduce themselves and outline the group’s goals before opening the floor for attendees to share their concerns and suggestions about improving the neighborhood.” —Downtown Express