In the News: Serious Oysters

courtesy Outernet••• “Soon vacant storefronts may be filled with interactive digital ads that not only pitch products but also switch the offerings depending on who’s looking. The high-tech ads will then collect the raw data on the demographics of those who stop to gaze.” (Photo courtesy Outernet.) —New York Post

••• “What experts say are ‘by far’ the biggest wild oysters to be found in the Hudson River near Manhattan in over a century have been discovered at Pier 25 in Tribeca. […] The biggest one was 18.5 centimeters, or about 7.3 inches.” —Tribeca Trib

••• “More than two dozen artists will take over the Staten Island Ferry on Sunday to perform a variety of interactive pieces as part of Day de Dada’s Après Avant Garde Festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of a similar event. Planned pieces include dancers performing in pots, artists dressed as the Statue of Liberty, a giant turtle and musicians writing songs with lyrics given to them by commuters.” —DNAinfo

••• An amusing Overheard New York post that happened in Tribeca.