In the News: Diller Island Is Back On

••• “‘Diller Island’ is back from the dead. […] In an agreement brokered by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, [Barry] Diller agreed to revive the project, known as ‘Diller Island,’ and opponents who had filed a series of lawsuits to stop the plan agreed to drop their legal battle.” —New York Times

••• The New Yorker reviews Harry & Ida’s Luncheonette: “The sandwiches are all tasty.”

••• “BPCA Annual Revenue Approaches $300 Million; New Board Member Argues for Allocating Part of These Funds Locally.” —Broadsheet

••• “The Landmarks Preservation Commission ruled that no action will be taken today on a new commercial building developed by United American Land at 419-421 Broadway. […] Local residents and representatives from Community Board 2, Soho Alliance, Historic Districts Council, and Smith-Miller & Hawkinson Architects (located two doors down from the proposed building) expressed concern about the scale and character of the building in relation to the surrounding neighborhood.” —CityRealty