In the News: Venti-Sized Crime Wave

••• “Starbucks on the lower Broadway corridor is a disaster right now,” Captain Mark Iocco told the 1st Precinct Community Council, referring to the many recent thefts at the coffee shops. While the stores have security cameras, they all face the registers and door. —Tribeca Trib

••• Q&A with Tribeca Grill wine director David Gordon. —Wine Spectator

••• The proposal to co-name Bowling Green “Evacuation Day Plaza” is back on the table. It’s sponsored by the California Prune Council.Downtown Express

••• The Gristedes store in Battery Park City has a wide selection of beer. (“Filed under: News.”) —Downtown Express

••• “Today marks the grand opening of Carson Street in its spacious new home at 20 Greene Street, not far from where co-founders Brian Trunzo, Patrick Doss, and Matt Breen first set up shop on Crosby Street in 2013 (back when it was known as Carson Street Clothiers).” —Racked

Carson Street



  1. The Starbucks “crime wave” has been going on for years. The 1st Precinct is just noticing it NOW?

  2. Terrific headline!