In the News: Leonard Street History

17-leonard••• Daytonian in Manhattan on the history of 17 Leonard: “In 1932, shocked Feds find a Tribeca stable has been converted to a three-story liquor factory.” And there’s more on the building’s future here.

••• “Financial District resident Yuh-Line Niou has won the primary race to determine which of six candidates would get the Democratic Party nomination to represent Lower Manhattan’s 65th Assembly district in Albany for the next two years.” She got 32% of the 8,692 votes cast. —Broadsheet

••• “Gad Elmaleh, a comedian dubbed the ‘Jerry Seinfeld of France,’ paid $7 million for an apartment” at 124 Hudson. —Real Deal

••• “The world’s largest Viking ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre, is in North America after crossing the North Atlantic ocean on a journey from its homeport in Haugesund, Norway.” You can see it at North Cove Marina on Sept. 17. —Downtown Post NYC

••• “The Gateway Plaza Tenants Association planned to present U.S. Senator Charles Schumer with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Sept. 9, but Schumer couldn’t make it. He had pneumonia.” —Downtown Post NYC


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  1. “This American Life” podcast had a good episode last week on Gad Elmaleh.