In the News: Tribeca Film Festival to Kick Off Uptown

••• A Bloomberg article on fountain pens naturally includes a look at the Fountain Pen Hospital. The photo above, by Claudine Williams, is from the Spotlight Q&A with FPH.

••• “A new documentary on music legend Clive Davis will open the Tribeca Film Festival on April 19 at Radio City Music Hall. And the world premiere will include a concert featuring Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson and Earth, Wind & Fire, among other acts.” —New York Post

••• Bowery Boys looks at the Underground Railroad stop that David Ruggles operated at 36 Lispenard, and how Frederick Douglass stayed there. “While the building which sheltered Douglass on Lispenard Street is no longer there, a plaque is affixed to the current structure at that spot, marking Ruggles—and New York’s—contribution to the liberation of Southern slaves.”

••• “Hundreds gathered at Foley Square Wednesday evening to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration ban.” —DNAinfo

••• The hotel in Gowanus that Matt Abramcyk (Smith & Mills, Tiny’s, etc.) is involved in has been put on the market before it ever opened. —DNAinfo