In the News: The City’s Ambitious Ferry Plan

••• “Photographer Albert Watson is suing his upstairs neighbors for $11.7 million, claiming that a leak in their apartment dumped 22 gallons of water into his studio and devastated his collection while they were away on vacation.” The New York Post included a photo of 44 Laight, but never specifically says that’s the building in question. Watson’s apartment in 101 Warren is on the market for $19.5 million.

••• A Battery Park City resident complained to the Broadsheet about State Assembly candidate Jenifer Rajkumar and her team canvassing residents at home at night. In her response, Rajkumar name-drops Barack Obama and Alexander Hamilton, but doesn’t say she won’t keeping doing it.

••• “Cops are looking for a man who stole $20,000 worth of sunglasses from various stores in Manhattan over the last six months. […] He hit up a Sunglass Hut in the Financial District at least four separate times between January and April, stealing 20 pairs from that location alone.” —New York Post

••• The New York Times takes a long look at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ambitious ferry plan. Map courtesy DNAinfo.

ferry map courtesy DNAinfo