In the News: Best Dive Bars

••• The New York Times takes a look at the Water Street arcade plan; no mention of anyone investigating exactly what the land being handed over is worth.

••• A quick Q&A with gallerist Hal Bromm. —6sqft

••• Seaport restaurant “El Luchador is a few days from debuting its new Lower East Side location. The grand opening celebration is set for Cinco de Mayo this Thursday.” —Bowery Boogie

••• Westville’s owner says the FiDi restaurant isn’t a done deal. —Eater

••• New York magazine ranks 50 of “the city’s dingiest, gnarliest, most glorious bars.” Patriot Saloon, Nancy Whiskey Pub, Jeremy’s Ale House, and Fish Market make the cut. The story isn’t online yet.