In the News: Changes to a Dangerous Intersection

chambers-and-west1••• “Beginning in late November, cars turning right onto Chambers Street from West Street will no longer share the same green light with cyclists and pedestrians crossing Chambers Street.” There will be other changes, including to street markings and the introduction of bollards, and other intersections might get similar treatment. Why not just cross West on the north side of Chambers? Oh, that’s right, the DOT removed that crosswalk. —Tribeca Trib

••• A profile of actor Nathan Lane, who lives in Tribeca. —New York Times

••• “Congratulations are in order for FiDi cocktail bar The Dead Rabbit, which just won the number one spot in The World’s 50 Best Bars list. The awards, organized by Drinks International magazine, are decided by more than 450 votes from people around the world in the industry.” —Eater

••• The owner of Zigolinis in FiDi is opening a tapas restaurant on Hanover Square. —DNAinfo

••• “Battery Park City residents are outraged that the city may try to save money on a new pedestrian bridge [at West Thames] by leaving them without an elevated crossing over the busy West Side Highway for as long as nine months.” —Downtown Express

••• “A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody after he brought a loaded handgun to Murry Bergtraum High School Friday morning.” —DNAinfo



  1. Use the bridge…walk up the stairs, cross the highway, and down the stairs on the other side..