In the News: Danny Meyer Denies Restaurant Rumor

••• Despite a rumor to the contrary, a rep for Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group says that a restaurant at 28 Liberty is “not in the cards right now.” —Eater

••• “The Trust for Governors Island wants to resurrect a 2005 proposal to move the bottom of the FDR Drive northward in order to create a safer, more welcoming plaza in front of the Battery Maritime Building, which serves as the gateway to the new park.” —Broadsheet

••• “A man was slashed on the forehead and kicked in the stomach by a fellow straphanger after falling asleep on an uptown 3 train last week, police said.” 9 p.m. on Sunday at the Park Place station. (“Straphanger” is like “eatery”—one of those words best avoided in writing because no one ever says it.) —DNAinfo

••• “A woman was dragged across Beaver Street Monday when a robber tried to rip her handbag from her arm but she wouldn’t let go.” It happened at 1:40 p.m. and the suspect was apprehended. —DNAinfo

••• FiDi Fan Page spotted temporary signage for two tenants in the under-revamp Seaport District: By Chloe vegan fast food and Scotch & Soda apparel. It’s notable the Howard Hughes Corporation has been mum about where either would be located. By Chloe is in “the corner retail space on the corner of Front Street and Burling Slip (in front of the Imagination Playground)” and Scotch & Soda is taking the former Ambrose Beer & Lobster spot at 18 Fulton (southeast corner of Fulton and Front).