In the News: Tempura Avocado Sandwich

346 Broadway banking hall••• YIMBY has a recap of what has been going on with 346 Broadway (108 Leonard), a.k.a. the building withe contested clocktower. Above: the Banking Hall re-envisioned as a restaurant (with oddly few tables).

••• “A man was slashed across his face while leaving the Chambers Street subway station in Lower Manhattan early Friday morning, the NYPD said. The victim was leaving the station at Vesey Street about 4:30 a.m.” —DNAinfo

••• “A woman slashed herself across the face in front of Trinity Church on Thursday afternoon, then lied, telling police that a man had attacked her and called her a terrorist, NYPD officials said.” —DNAinfo

••• “Locals are rallying to make sure Peck Slip Plaza, which the city wants to rebuild as a green strip studded with large sculptures evoking the ribs of a burned-out ship, remains empty as a much-needed flexible open space in the historic district.” —Downtown Express

••• “Trouble-making scion Peter Brant Jr. ran up a huge tab at Nobu in Tribeca, sources told Page Six—but then cut bait at the swanky sushi spot and left his fancy friends to pay up.” —New York Post

••• Burchenal Green, President of the National Maritime Historical Society, wrote in to Downtown Post NYC: “There will be a memorial service for Peter Stanford on Saturday, April 16 at 2:30 p.m. at Trinity Wall Street, followed by a reception at the South Street Seaport. […] The Stanford family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be sent to the National Maritime Historical Society and the South Street Seaport Museum. We also request your remembrances and photos for a feature on Peter Stanford for the  next issue of Sea History. They can be emailed to”

••• I Just Want to Eat reviews The Breakroom Burger and Tacos on Baxter. Below: the tempura avocado sandwich.


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