In the News: Firehouses to Open Their Doors

••• “Four Downtown firehouses will be part of the annual Firehouse Open House on Saturday, June 16. Throughout the day firefighters, paramedics and EMTs will talk about fire and safety, conduct demonstrations, discuss the department’s history, and give tours of FDNY engines, ladders and ambulances.” The firehouses are on South Street, Beekman, Liberty, and Duane. —Tribeca Trib

••• New York magazine reviews Frenchette: “Frenchette’s Confident Takes on Timeworn Classics Brim With That Rare Combination of Creativity and Finesse.” The New York Times review should drop soon.

••• Washington Market Park held an event with turtles and other reptiles. —Tribeca Trib

••• “The company that made thousands of distinctive glass and marble panels for the half-built St. Nicholas Shrine at the World Trade Center has threatened to throw them away unless it receives payment from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese. MG McGrath in Minnesota says it is owed $2.4 million by the Manhattan-based archdiocese.” —New York Post

••• “A server at [Paul’s Casablanca on Spring] claims she was raped by a manager there—and that her boss dragged his feet over the allegations until she lawyered up, according to a new Manhattan lawsuit.” —New York Post


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  1. Re: Frenchette – we had a great experience as (eek) walk ins. Great food, and a warm welcoming trained staff. Highly recommend!